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Kudos to POTUS

Barack Obama struck an absolutely perfect note when he spoke at the Memorial Service last night.  Here we watched, almost accidentally, and with rapt attention, after coming in from shoveling snow.  Sounds like Jan Brewer came through, too, even winning … 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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Madness and More Madness

I know we all get caught up in b-ball this time of year … but the real madness is the anniversary that just went by.  Seven years ago yesterday this country launched a pointless and incalculably damaging war.  Enough of … 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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Saturday's Address from POTUS and Other News

Obama is on the road pushing the stimulus package – and here’s his Saturday message.  While I remain somewhat mystified and somewhat uncomfortable with the banking end of things … the stimulus package seems a no-brainer to me.  As Robert … Continue reading

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