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Bipartisan Schmartisan

So the stimulus package has passed, as the sun rises on this beautiful Saturday morning.  It wouldn’t have, without the help of Arlen Specter, Olympia Snow, and Susan Collins – courageous, centrist Republicans in a sea of dissembling, disingenuous, faux … Continue reading

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Breaks My Heart

First off, you have to watch this video and sign the petition.  It addresses the sad and dangerous fact that “on December 19, 2008, Ken Starr and the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund filed legal briefs defending the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Lincoln’s birthday … always an important date in my Book of Days. I do wish that we had never gone the President’s Day route – just too generic for my taste.  I was not consulted, however. Bookeaters are celebrating Mr. … 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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