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Why is the GOP So Corrupt and Mean-Spirited?

I’m not even talking about Donald Trump, who is certifiable. It’s important to keep an eye on him – the way you keep an eye on a toddler to make sure he doesn’t burn the house down. But it’s not … Continue reading

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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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Rabbit, Rabbit

This morning I am definitely feeling welcoming of a new month. February had its bright spots but overall, was a tough month. And you get no complaints from me, as we move toward spring and the days lengthen (and March … Continue reading

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I Think the Gipper Might be Offended

I don’t know about you, but I think even the Gipper might be offended by this particular comparison! My only hope is that what she’s doing is out of avariciousness and the desire to “build her brand” and not out … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Assistant AG … at Least in Michigan

My goodness, you have to read Boltgirl’s post about Andrew Shirvell and watch at least some of the video.  It makes me think that GOP must stand for something like Going Overboard Projecting.  Of course, I didn’t actually see anywhere … Continue reading

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Tuesday Morning Catch-Up

Is it me, or does the political landscape seem like it’s going through a sea change?  Or a slow-moving earthquake?  Not the right metaphor … help me here. My sense is that something big and violent is happening to the … Continue reading

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Happy B-day JBD … and A Coupla Other Things!

Yup … one of the 3 Blitzen Babes has a birthday today (as does SirHitsAlot’s dad).  It’s a special day … and we wish them both a wonderful year! Down in AZ, I see that Jan Brewer is standing tall … 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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Change of Plans

I was going to write about the WPS’ Sol Dispersal Draft (Boxxy went first, and Marta moved up the coast) and especially how the Breakers fared … but I had a comment by a guy named Noah on my post … Continue reading

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Our Renaissance Prez

The stamina and breadth of knowledge that this man posesses, not to mention the grace under pressure – and just plain grace – are quite amazing. First – he goes to the so-called lion’s den and schools the GOP brain … Continue reading

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