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Fear Loses Out … and the Beat Goes On …

Thanks, Gary, for sending along Paul Krugman’s excellent piece (see below) re. the defeat of the GOP’s and Teabaggers’ fear tactics … FINALLY!  And also an enjoyable read is David Frum on Waterloo!  And my third favorite tidbit?  The University … Continue reading

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What a Day It Was!

Tho’ a decidedly mixed bag, Health Insurance Reform has passed in the House by a vote of 219-212, with Republicans unanimously in opposition (even with the damn cave-in on women’s right to choose … in any meaningful sense of the … Continue reading

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Wow – Another Wainy Wednesday!

Who’d a thunk?  I woke up at about 4:30 this morning to the sound of teeming rain – and wondered how our young plants are keeping themselves from sliding down the hill.  Really.  As the light returns, I see that … Continue reading

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Getting Psyched

The Breakers’ home opener is this Saturday (4/11-7PM) against the Athletica at Harvard Stadiuim.  Both teams have an opening day loss to rectify.  It’ll be fun to see Hope Solo and Lori Chalupny in town … and just awesome to … Continue reading

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Today I Can't Blame FairPoint

Nope – but Lucinda Williams kept me up too late at the Capital Center for the Arts.  That’s my excuse today. She gave an excellent concert … although we were very curious about what she was drinking up there … … Continue reading

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An Elephant Mired in It's Own Muck

That’s how Michael Steele has described the Republican Party. I agree that muck is a great way to describe a medium comprised of the detritus of right wing preachers, radio hacks, and turdblossoms.  But it doesn’t seem wise for a … Continue reading

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A Little on the Drug-Addled, Pasty, Russian Nesting Doll Guy that the GOP Adores … Then We Move On

Saturday morning … last morning before we go back to daylight savings time.  I’m having some smooth, dark coffee and catching up on the news of the world while the sun comes up here. Scary times, as the economy’s woes … Continue reading

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Saturday's Here!

Happy Saturday everyone! Looks like it’s going to be one beauty of a day. HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew should be on their way in another couple of hours and if I disappear for a while after they arrive, well, you’ll know … Continue reading

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Tuesday Again!

So here we are back at Tuesday again! I managed to get myself onto the treadmill this morning, and so am feeling quite cocky and proud of myself! Let’s see what’s out there in the news this morning. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Schmartisan

So the stimulus package has passed, as the sun rises on this beautiful Saturday morning.  It wouldn’t have, without the help of Arlen Specter, Olympia Snow, and Susan Collins – courageous, centrist Republicans in a sea of dissembling, disingenuous, faux … Continue reading

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