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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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Heartland Schmartland and Other Rants on an Otherwise Beautiful Saturday

So, I recently read somewhere that one of the leading lights of the Tea Party/Rabidly Conservative Republican base is going to be touring the “Heartland” in the not-too-distant future. I won’t mention his/her name because it’s really not important and … Continue reading

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Cap and Trade = Bait and Switch?

Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire’s esteemed former AG, is running for NH’s State Senate as a Republican. Her political prowess is so superior that even the great Sarah Palin (sorry Jordy, I broke your streak!) has endorsed her candidacy. But, the … Continue reading

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Alice … Don't Bother Looking for Condi …

Just a quick note before I head out.  Gotta let my friend Alice know that when she’s out at Stanford she needn’t look for Condi.  Seems the ex-Bushie is now traveling with Aretha! Condaretha (as I like to call the … 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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Happy Christmas, Everyone!

In the spirit of Christmas in America, here’s a question for you:  When you click that “Buy” button at Amazon, ever wonder what happens? I just stumbled upon a post on Gizmodo about The Secret Lives of Amazon’s Elves.  It’s … Continue reading

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Breakers Power Their Way to the Top and Liz Warren Asks Tough Questions!

Yup, after all was said and done for week 4 on the WPS, who should top the power rankings but our own Breakers.  Rightly so, I’d add, IMVVHO!  Next up for the Breakers, the hungry Chicago Red Stars, who played … Continue reading

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Getting Psyched

The Breakers’ home opener is this Saturday (4/11-7PM) against the Athletica at Harvard Stadiuim.  Both teams have an opening day loss to rectify.  It’ll be fun to see Hope Solo and Lori Chalupny in town … and just awesome to … Continue reading

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An Elephant Mired in It's Own Muck

That’s how Michael Steele has described the Republican Party. I agree that muck is a great way to describe a medium comprised of the detritus of right wing preachers, radio hacks, and turdblossoms.  But it doesn’t seem wise for a … Continue reading

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