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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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Sick at Heart

Six people were shot down yesterday in Tucson … on a Saturday morning when they were out and about, simply living their lives.  They are: * John M. Roll, 63, a federal district court judge. * Gabriel Zimmerman, 30, Giffords’ … Continue reading

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Well …

A friend yesterday shared with me Newsweek’s “Power 50” list of the top 50 most influential political figures in the US, based on their earnings.  It’s old news, I know … and quite inspiring, if you like a good dose … Continue reading

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Waiting for … What? (Another Cranky Rant or … I Need a Vacation!)

I went to see Waiting for Superman the other night, and the more I think about it, the more annoyed I feel by this movie. Basically, it’s an indictment of the public education system (no news there) that places the … Continue reading

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Here We Go!

It’s that time of year again! The Phillies are in the playoffs and the action starts today, with game one versus Cincinnati. Roy Halladay takes the mound for Game #1 and, I’m guessing, also takes the win. My predictions are … 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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Notes

To Phillies:  Stop losing one run games, okay?  The universe is doing everything it can to get you into the post season … but you have to help! To Chase Utley and Ryan Howard:  Relax.  Just do what you do.  … Continue reading

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More Rain and a Win for McCain

When at a loss for a title, a rhyme always helps (I say).  Rhymes can also give direction to an otherwise directionless morning.  Had the Phillies won their extra innings game, I’d be writing about that, you can be sure.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Sundries

Today I was sad to see a Google Alert re. the Breakers indicating that Jen Nobis is out for the season (torn ACL). Sounds like she had been working her butt off in the off-season, which makes this all the … 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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