Monthly Archives: September 2011

Damn Right It’s Class Warfare

And it has been waged by Republicans now for more than thirty years. It was declared by Ronald Reagan in his first inaugural address on January 20th 1981 when he exclaimed “Government is not the solution to the problem, Government … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…September 17

(Red Right Returning is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates in the 2012 primary. RRR is a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which you should pilot your … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday September 16th Edition

President Obama spent the week stumping his jobs plan. He basically double dared the Republicans to diss the plan knowing full well that if they did it would blow back on them. Obama’s renewable energy plans took a big blow … Continue reading

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There’s Always More Room in the Clown Car

Republicans held a debate the other night. All the usual suspects were there (except Buddy Roemer). It was generally a pile on Rick Perry night because Perry has become the Tea Party darling and anyone who wants to be the … Continue reading

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Never Ending Elections

A couple of elections are taking place today. Polls have closed in New York’s 9th District formerly held by sexting Senator Anthony Weiner. Dave Weperin is the Democratic candidate running for his seat. Many people thought this was a lock … Continue reading

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A Soldier’s Duty; A Citizen’s Responsibility

I was thinking the other day when I was reflecting on 9/11 about America’s place in the world. Specifically, I was thinking about our military. Finest, most well-trained bunch of people in the world. Of course, for some the military … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11

Has it really been ten years? September 11, 2001 sticks in the American psyche like a recurring nightmare. It changed everything. It changed our foreign policy, it changed how we travel, and most significantly, it changed how we view our … Continue reading

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