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Now THIS Makes Me Very Uncomfortable

I read this morning that the execrable John Bolton wants to run the country.  Aside from the fact that he is a belligerant, wrong-headed, hateful sort of a guy … is his hair not the weirdest ever?  I mean, seriously.  … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, Tea Partiers

Not that you’ll listen, but here’s your To Do List for this holiday season: Go see “Inside Job.” Go see “Fair Game.” Not too difficult, eh?  You can do that in between episodes of that Alaska reality show that has … Continue reading

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Phillies Roll and Eagles Survive …

And I actially did find a photo or two of Dick … as of October 2010. The resemblance to yesterday’s photo is rather uncanny, I think.  Don’t you?  I am guessing that he has some make-up on in the more … Continue reading

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Blessed Rain

Yes, it’s raining.  What a lovely sound on the roof through the night.  It’s been a gentle one, too … which means it has half a chance of actually soaking into the parched ground.  Yippee! I’m late to the table … 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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Independence Day

I’ve never been real big on the 4th of July, truth be told.  The Civil War was more my thing.  Internecine warfare was, after all, what we cut our teeth on.  Hard to get it out of your system, once … Continue reading

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59-59

You thought I’d be writing about the USA, didn’t you?  But this 10-hour, still-undecided tennis match, tops the list of sporting news, I’m afraid.  These guys … John Isner and Nicholas Mahut … are in the throes of qualifying for … Continue reading

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Reps Repudiate Callous Conservatives' Medicaid Maneuver

The US House of Representatives put a temporary hold on at least one of Bush’s efforts to save money on the backs of the poor and the powerless, while continuing to protect the privileges (and pocketbooks) of his rich buddies. … Continue reading

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