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Jon Stewart Got It Right

In his opening monologue on Monday night’s Daily Show Jon Stewart hit the nail on the head, not blaming anyone or anything specific for this past weekend’s tragedy.  He noted, rightly, that if you could draw a straight line of … 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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Happy News to End the Week

On Politico, this morning, I read the following: MAKING IT OFFICIAL: President Obama will stand next to Elizabeth Warren in the Rose Garden on Friday as he names her the assistant to the president and special adviser to the Treasury … 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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Day and Night

While out for a quick morning run today I found myself thinking about how profoundly we must all be affected by the basic diurnal rhythm that marks our lives.  Day and night, day and night, day and night. How does … Continue reading

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Timmy Doesn't Like Liz

My fingers are crossed that Obama will move ahead and nominate Elizabeth Warren to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I just love this … httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz7ruJw6byQ And here she is … from “Capitalism, A Love Story” … httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2kfAr2h5NE&feature=related Promote Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Of Gods, Referees and Umpires

I’d love to hear what our friends PaulaR (field hockey and basketball referee) and Boltgirl (who I believe is a soccer ref) think about all the focus on referees, umpires, reviewing vs. not reviewing calls, etc.  The most recent example … 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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Sundry Sunday Stuff

Morning everybody! It’s looking like a good reading day here in New Hampshire, although it’s early yet! The Bookeaters had an excellent meeting at the Exeter Inn last night, where we broke bread and discussed The Lincolns: Portrait of a … Continue reading

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Tuesday's Take

First off – Beulah’s match report is up!  (This is on the Breakers’ win over the Freedom … which ranked somewhere below a broken windshield in Beulah’s book … understandably!)  Sorry to hear about your windshield!  As for Abby not … Continue reading

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