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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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Peevish McCain Loses More Ground

This is one of the creepiest things I’ve seen in awhile … at least since the last time I watched the Straight Talker for any length of time. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkykrDu32Wo That one?  Really?  That soft, fake-friendly voice is downright threatening, don’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Sundries … Before the Great Migration

I’m going to be migrating everything from my old computer to my new one in just a wee bit … so am posting somewhat quickly now.  Hopefully you’ll hear from me again. If not, you’ll know that things went badly … Continue reading

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The Administration That Cried Wolf, McCain's Mental Status, the WPS, and Happy Birthday HollyCornblog!

Lots to write about today … and let me start with what’s been nagging at me ever since this whole Wall Street debacle became the latest national emergency.  I keep thinking, “What if this really is an emergency?  Bush certainly … Continue reading

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McSame Puts 'em to Sleep

Wow – it sounds like McCain fell on it (or in it) last night.  I was flipping between the Giants-Redskins and the convention … neither of which was very inspiring.  And this’ll be short this morning, as our coffee maker … Continue reading

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Obama Delivers The Goods!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ0gxF869NE Remarks of Senator Barack Obama “The American Promise” Democratic National Convention August 28, 2008 Denver, Colorado As prepared for delivery —- To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great … Continue reading

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Of Google Alerts, and Oikos, and Big Bill's Pettiness

I’ve been meaning to write for awhile about this very neat on-line tool that I’ve been using lately … Google Alerts! This is a free service whereby you can enter any number of keywords or search terms that you want, … Continue reading

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USWNT Beats Brazil and Tuesday is Off to a Flying Start

Unfortunately, USSF is not exactly being forthcoming on news of the USWNT vs. Brazil game. What I’ve been able to cobble together is that the USWNT won 1-0. The goal was scored by A-Rod. Abby played an awesome game … … Continue reading

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Politics, Soccer and HollyCornblog … Pretty Much Everything Today!

Hmmmm, how about Jim Webb and Obama as the ticket in November? (And I don’t mean Mr. MacArthur Park … although back in the ’70’s I’d have loved the idea … I admit … with eyes slightly downcast.) Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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Bob Barr the Libertarian Spoiler … Memorial Day Musings … and Other Monday Meanderings

One can only hope that Mr. Barr, the new Libertarian nominee for President, will do for the Republicans what Mr. Nader did for the Democrats in 2000. Anything that will help turn the tide is good in my book. While … Continue reading

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