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An Opera, My Fourth Martini, and Politics

Yesterday afternoon I went to see La Fille Du Regiment at the Capital Center for the Arts with Alice (who was well-entertained, in case you were worried). The opera was accessible and enjoyable – very funny and surprisingly moving by … Continue reading

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So, He’s In, Again

I wrote about him two years ago, here and here. And I feel much the same today as I did back then. Except maybe I’m a little bit angrier, actually. Here’s one of the things that pissed me off recently … Continue reading

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What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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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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Tuesday Rain and Randomness

First off, from ChristopherCornblog, here’s something you’ve gotta see! In soccer news, Daniela was named WPS Player of the Week after her 2-goal performance against the Freedom.  Sadly, I am guessing that she is lost to the Athletica for the … 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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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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Thursday Already?

Time is flying by and I am late (a too-predictable refrain these winter mornings).  I’d been on a roll with getting up and exercising so far this week, but a late night spelled a late rising this morning.  So I’ll … Continue reading

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