Monthly Archives: June 2006

Corey’s 8th Grade Graduation

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Estate Tax Update

Just because I have been talking about it: As atrios says, there was “a rare moment of sanity.” From Reuters: WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday killed a bill backed by President George W. Bush that … Continue reading

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Pandering

So, if you still don’t believe that Bush is merely pandering to the religious right in his call for the marriage discrimination amendment, just ask his friends: Evangelical leaders insist they know how gay marriage affects their voters–they’ll stay home … Continue reading

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Coincidence?

Is this a coincidence, or is someone actually reading my stuff? I wrote yesterday about the administration’s cut in the estate tax of some years ago, and it looks like the repubs want to finish the job. Whereas before they … Continue reading

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I Should Have Copyrighted It

I just finished this day’s diatribe, and did something I do on occasion: I googled “foleyville.” I hit the first and third spot, but coming in second was the lyrics to a song by that name by the group Anapest … Continue reading

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I Was Robbed!

Rolling Stone magazine recently published an article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. entitled Was the 2004 Election Stolen? I read the long article (almost 11,000 words, not including end notes), reprinted on the commondreams.org site, and felt that I could … Continue reading

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I Was Framed!

In the past couple of years a term has gained stature in politics: framing, as in “framing the issue.” This refers to the rhetorical strategy of limiting the bounds of discussion of an issue rather than engaging in true, open … Continue reading

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