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NoNoWriMo/NaBloPoMo Day 6: Ummm.. no!

So for historical purposes I need to say this: today was election day. We re-elected President Obama. My Republican friends are foaming at the mouth. (To said friends, I’m sorry, but your reaction is worse than that of my Democratic … Continue reading

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Ninety-Nine… One Hundred Days!

I want you to hold your government accountable. I want you to hold me accountable. ~Barack Obama Ok, we will! ~PolitiFact.com 100 days after taking on the mantle of the Presidency, it’s time (at last!) to do just that. Like … Continue reading

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It's April Fool's Day!

Ok, I haven’t done a political post in a while, largely because I felt I needed to back off a bit. I mean really, I felt as though I were on fire at times! Then my mom hinted that I … Continue reading

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And the Truth Shall Set You Free

Tonight, hundreds of thousands of people (if not a million or so) are braving the freezing temperatures of Washington, D.C., in celebration of the passing from the old to the new. The Bush family is, presumably, spending their last night … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Dream

Some two hundred thirty years ago, fifty-six men put their signatures at the bottom of a document that would form the basis for a new nation, and thereby change the world. They did so knowing that, should they ever be … Continue reading

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The Electoral College

Today is the day the next American President “actually” gets elected. No, really! Never mind the millions who showed up at the polls a little over a month ago, a small, select, even elite group of people actually have the … Continue reading

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I Reject Your Reality…

…and substitute my own. Forget an Orwellian world, welcome to the Rovian world. This is a place where: the Democrats are the ones who wanted to go to war in Iraq; the war in Iraq was launched because of “faulty” … Continue reading

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Econo-Political "isms" and the ensuing schisms

Capitalism Communism Fascism Feudalism Marxism Mercantilism Socialism All these -isms — what do they mean? Americans in particular are well known for their disdain of most of these. (Well, many Americans, anyway, and they tend to be pretty vocal about … Continue reading

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Historic Election Day – VOTE TODAY!

Today is, undoubtedly the most historic since the Declaration of Independence. By the end of the day, we will either have the first African-American President, or the first female Vice President ever. This is the hopes and dreams of countless … Continue reading

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The Times, They Are A-Changing

With a little luck and a lot of diligent counting, by this time tomorrow evening, one way or the other, we will be looking at a completely different America and, by extension, perhaps even a different world.  First, however, we … Continue reading

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