Category Archives: Politics

What has the GOP become, part 2?

David Brooks, who is definitely no liberal, writes the following article: The Mother of All No-Brainers  If the Republican Party were a normal party, it would take advantage of this amazing moment. It is being offered the deal of the … Continue reading

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The GOP Survival Suit

It sure seems that the GOP has come to this:

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Jon Stewart on Fox News Sunday

Jon Stewart appeared with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday this weekend.  Wallace tried to nail down Stewart, trying to call him partisan, but Jon Stewart came back with a larger point that Wallace just didn’t seem to grasp: “You … Continue reading

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More politicians like this, please.

NY State Sen. Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga) had this to say: “You get to the point where you evolve in your life where everything isn’t black and white, good and bad, and you try to do the right thing,” McDonald, 64, told … Continue reading

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Vengeance unrequited

On this day, April 19, 1995, my son was born at 7:47 a.m.  I was looking forward to a happy day of being a new father. At 9:03 a.m., that opportunity was denied. Timothy McVeigh detonated a bomb at the … Continue reading

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Yet another viral email

There’s another viral email circulating.  As with any viral email, the information it presents is exaggerated to support a certain political point of view. Subject: FW: What a Class Act Bush Asked to Leave Ft.Hood I sent my cousin in … Continue reading

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Ron Paul faces hypocrites

From the Dallas Morning News: Even anti-government icon Ron Paul can’t escape the conservative “Tea Party” fervor stretching across the county. Paul, the Gulf Coast congressman whose 2008 presidential run excited libertarians nationwide, even though he didn’t get much traction … Continue reading

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The “War on Christmas” chain email strikes again

It’s that time of year again.  The time of year when the airwaves bombard us with commercialized carols and red and green ad displays.  It’s also that time again for the “War on Christmas” emails to begin circulating. I have … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart: For Fox Sake!

Once again, Jon Stewart nails it: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Charity Cases

This weekend, the largest free clinic ever in the US was held in Houston’s Reliant Center: It’s an epidemic here in Texas and Harris County — people without health insurance. On Saturday, the uninsured lined up to get their needs … Continue reading

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