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Halloween Arrived Early This Year

Words can’t begin to describe how upset I was to read, last night, that they wheeled out a pulseless-but-breathing Dick Cheney to be interviewed by his loving keeper Lynne, and defend the myriad ways that the Bush administration eroded our … Continue reading

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Sundry Sunday Stuff

Morning everybody! It’s looking like a good reading day here in New Hampshire, although it’s early yet! The Bookeaters had an excellent meeting at the Exeter Inn last night, where we broke bread and discussed The Lincolns: Portrait of a … Continue reading

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Waterboarding Wednesday

Waterboarding … six times a day for a month.Β  That’s the lasting legacy of the Bush/Cheney adiministration, as the snow of our long winter of discontent melts away and all manner of new info seeps and oozes out disgustingly.Β  It’s … Continue reading

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Phinally It's Phriday!

Spoken like a true Phillies phan, I know.  πŸ˜‰ There’s lots of news this morning on the Boston Breakers front, starting with the fact that an agreement has been reached between the Boston Aztecs and the Boston Breakers. Under the … Continue reading

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They Might be Giants, but the Birds Have It – All of the Birds – All of the Time!

Fingers crossed here for another good NFL day for the bird teams.  The Ravens I had with a win.  But the Cardinals?  Wow.  I just hope they didn’t steal the Eagles’ mojo.  (Nah … an unworthy thought to be having … Continue reading

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Violence Born of Frustration, Neglect, Desperation

As 2008 draws to a close, along with the nightmare that has been the Bush Presidency, we see a resurgence of violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  Not so surprising, given the complex and festering problems in the region, and the … Continue reading

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Coffee in Hand – I am Back

Boy – a little queasy, though.  Soap-infused coffee is definitely not something I recommend on a rainy Tuesday morning. Speaking of which – is it me, or do you associate Tuesday’s with rain?  Thursday’s, too.  In my mind those are … Continue reading

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Soccer and Sneakiness On Monday Morning

First the soccer news, which includes Angela Hucles’ 100th cap (in a career year for her) and another win (over South Korea) for the USWNT.  With two more games left in their post-Olympic Tour, it woulds like the team is … Continue reading

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More Republicans Jump Sinking Ship to Endorse Obama

Can we be witnessing a triumph of reason? A friend in Portland Oregon sent me this news of a Republican candidate for Congress endorsing Obama. As the article appears on the Truthout.org site, “Washington – Joel Haugen, a Republican fighting … Continue reading

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Happy B-day Arianna – Plus the Usual Soccer Stuff and Other Miscellany

Yes, according to The Writer’s Almanac, it’s Arianna Huffington’s birthday. Best wishes – and I’m glad your journey landed you in the blogosphere! From the Huffington Post, here’s a good piece my Tom Matzzie about the ongoing lobbying  from big … Continue reading

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