Monthly Archives: October 2013

Deja’ Vu All Over Again

While America with navel-gazing intensity has been shooting itself in the foot with a disastrous government shutdown and fiscal Russian roulette, the rest of the world has been steadily chugging onward, particularly in the most populated parts where they are … Continue reading

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Would You Kidnappers Please Make Up Your Minds?

Extortion noun  the practice of obtaining something, esp. money, through force or threats. House Republicans, having balked at paying for what Congress previously authorized to be spent and threatening for the first time in two centuries not to stand behind our … Continue reading

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Inside the Conservative Mind

Republicans and Democrats are so far apart these days, one wonders if there is any hope left for a stable government. In trying to understand the conservative mind, and especially the Tea Party brand, I am indebted to my friend, … Continue reading

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