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The GOP’s Race to Irrelevance

John Boehner should be the biggest advocate of gun control in Washington, D.C. if for no other reason than to prevent members of his own caucus from shooting themselves in the foot. Most recent example: Representative Steve King of Iowa … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman’s “Bad Judgment”

Juror B37 commented that George Zimmerman had used “bad judgment” in killing Trayvon Martin. Bad judgment is Anthony Weiner broadcasting images of his underwear-clad nether regions. Bad judgment is choosing Sarah Palin as your running mate. Bad judgment is getting … Continue reading

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Standing Your (Uneven) Ground

Based on the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, anyone who fears they are in danger of bodily harm or death, may shoot the person they’re fearful of in self-defense. So, if I’m an African American and I have a … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Wikipedia should be.

As Virginia Woolf is reputed to have said, “The reason women writers are not more widely read is because their friends don’t teach at Harvard.”  Apparently they don’t work at Wikipedia, either. According to a New York Times article by … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Politics*

Love your gun unconditionally.  Join the NRA. Love Grover Norquist unconditionally and sign his pledge not to raise taxes under any circumstances.  No matter how many people are out of work, homeless or sick. Love your country unconditionally and stick … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Democracy” – Where the Minority Rules

90% of Americans are in favor of expanded background checks on gun purchasers.  54% of the Senate voted in favor of the Manchin-Toomey Amendment 46% of the Senate voted against the Amendment Amendment defeated. When the next Newtown or Columbine … Continue reading

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Republican for a Day

Every time someone tells me that a simple flat income tax would be the fairest way to go, I sigh deeply and consider:  is this a discussion I need to have?  If it’s a stranger sharing his opinion, the answer … Continue reading

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The Death of Reason

In response to the massacre of 20 innocent children and 7 adults in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, the state’s Governor, Dannel Malloy, said “Evil has visited this community today.” Most people will interpret his remark in reference to the shooter … Continue reading

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Karl Rove’s Stock is Down

Or at least it should be. All those big donors who gave millions to Rove’s  evil spawn –  American Crossroads Super Pac and Crossroads GPS  (the sham “social welfare” organization) –  should be having second, third and fourth thoughts about … Continue reading

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What Donald Trump Really Wants to Say

Last night, Donald Trump tweeted “This election is a total sham and a travesty. We are not a democracy!” What he really wants to say is: What is this country coming to when you can’t even buy yourself an election?!?

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