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Random political ramblings …

Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the murders at Parkland High School. In the twelve months since 2/14/18, there have been 1200 young people gunned down in this country. 1200. In a project titled Since Parkland, student reporters have refused … Continue reading

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SOTU? STFU.

I am avoiding the SOTU, are you? Is there any need to watch the outrage of complacent, power-hungry GOP legislators applauding the blatant lies of the man who currently occupies the oval office? I feel outraged enough, every waking hour. … Continue reading

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The Litigious Mrs. Drumpf

Melania won a settlement this weekend, in which “the British paper the Telegraph apologized and agreed to pay ‘substantial damages’ after retracting a story that claimed, among other unflattering things, the former model’s career had been struggling until she met … Continue reading

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Polar Vortex and Trump

So today in the Upper Midwest the projected high temps are going to be in the negative double-digits. Putting that in perspective, it’s warmer in Antarctica right now. And, as further sobering perspective, schools have been closed in a number … Continue reading

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Snowflakes

It’s been a snowy February here in the Northeast. But that’s not why snowflakes are on my mind. It’s because I’m puzzled by the pejorative use of the word by the Alt-Right to describe Liberals (or Libtards, as some of … Continue reading

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Grappling with Trump

Witnessing Donald Trump’s unpredictable, illogical, uncivil and deeply disturbing actions since he took office is an experience that’s difficult to describe, let alone assimilate. I’ve seen nothing like it. There’s no ‘American’ place to put it. Comparisons to Watergate don’t … Continue reading

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666 Fifth Avenue

This is the address of Donald’s wealthy-as-hell son-in-law’s building in NYC. 666 Fifth Avenue. Could it possibly be made any more clear? The Lord is sending a message, people. 666 is the mark of the beast and we shouldn’t be messing … Continue reading

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Dear Melania

We were talking about you at work today and, truth be told, we were feeling sad for you. Have you seen the videos and photos being posted on-line? The ones comparing Obama’s body language with Michelle to the way Donald … Continue reading

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Forget Putin-Trump is Obama’s Puppet!

The conspiracy theorists are finally catching on to what’s happening with this year’s election – and just in the nick of time. The short story is this: The whole Russia/Putin puppet thing is a ruse concocted by Obama, the CIA, … Continue reading

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Why Comparing Bernie and Hillary is Like Comparing Apples and Oranges

I think I’ve finally figured out a big piece of what’s been bothering me about the Democratic Primary. It has to do with comparing Bernie’s and Hillary’s voting records as if they are comparable, when I don’t think they are. Bernie … Continue reading

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