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Notes and Asides

By at May 10, 2011 | 12:07 pm | 1 Comments

Notes and Asides

There are few people who we can kill on sight in history, and this was one of them. That the president felt the need to hide from the fact that he ordered just that is puzzling; after all, if polled, the only people who would have said “bring him here alive” would be the far left, who are going to vote for him anyway. As for the other 80-90% of us, our only regret is we don’t know where to send the beer for the guys who did it.

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Hacks

By at April 15, 2011 | 12:08 pm | 2 Comments

Hacks

every time I think the American people have had enough, some how we tolerate the nonsense and we sink a little deeper in the ooze. We sit back and let entertainers get rich off of dividing us, and we let politicians gain and hold power by scaring us into inaction. No side is blameless,

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Notes & Asides

By at April 7, 2011 | 2:06 pm | 0 Comment

Notes & Asides

Your all grows’d up and your all grows’d up! Did anyone else find it more than a little amusing for the President – who makes more time to relax than Hef most weeks – decided to chide the opposition with being immature in budget negotiations? While I will admit that I am concerned Congress is debating a shutdown over a couple billion when the real fight over $6Trillion looms, did it ever occur to the President that this budget was supposed to be passed LAST year?

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Setting fire to a Revolution

By at February 11, 2011 | 11:27 am | 111 Comments

Setting fire to a Revolution

History is rarely made according to schedule. On a few occasions – the 1997 handing over of Hong Kong to the Chinese, for example, we knew what was going to happen and we knew that it would be meaningful. But for the most part, it is the seemingly smallest of things that set enormous events in motion.

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