Monthly Archives: May 2012

What If She Says No?

If you are not familiar with the term “lip dub,” it’s really hard to explain but involves filming lots of people as they lip sync to a song. Some towns and such have done them as tourism promotions, and here … Continue reading

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Corporatism On Display

We need a government which is stronger than the private sector otherwise we no longer have a democracy: In Chicago and Washington Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency held the first of its hearings on a carbon pollution standard for new … Continue reading

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Today’s Chart: Federal Spending Growth

Once again, what we have known for years gets distilled into a nice graph:  the party which runs on smaller government chooses Presidential candidates who in turn consistently grow the federal budget by wide margins versus the party of so-called “tax … Continue reading

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I’m Not A Birther, But I PLay One In Office

What can I say to this: Republicans say they have an emergency battle plan in place to make sure Arizona doesn’t end up in President Obama’s win column in November. Could it be this? The man in charge of running … Continue reading

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Why “Politics” Matters

I heard one pundit being amazed over conflicting poll numbers. Forgetting the details, one poll showed that a majority of Americans in favor of something, but the republicans were against it. How could this be? Easy: most Americans do not … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Is Rolling Over In His Grave

The last Republican President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, warned us of the threat of the Military-Industrial Complex, and yet, here we are: House Republicans ignored the requests of the generals and a White House veto threat today, passing their bloated defense … Continue reading

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A Job Creator Steps Out Of Line

We should know by now that the Voodoo Economics of Reagan, et al, was total horse shit. The rich got richer, and the rest of us got screwed. And yet, in 2012, the republicans are allowed to continue to lie, … Continue reading

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Too Much Money To Spend In A Lifetime

Billionaire Joe Ricketts has a plan to assassinate the character of the sitting United States President for personal gain. I know it is for personal gain because replacing Barack Obama with Mitt Romney helps very few people in this nation … Continue reading

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A Policy For Every New Technology?

It seems anytime someone does something inappropriate within a new context or medium,  there are calls to update the rules. Why? Inappropriate is inappropriate regardless of the technological vehicle. It seems a middle school teacher let his anti-social views be known on … Continue reading

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Divide And Conquer

Serial liar Scott Walker (R-Kochbitchistan) is up for recall, and as an out-of-state observer, I don’t see the question. He’s out to screw 99% of Wisconsinites for the benefit of a few – and not necessarily a few Wisconsinites. Here’s some dish on … Continue reading

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