Monthly Archives: February 2012

Senate Seat Series—Olympia Snowe (R-ME)

In a surprising move, Maine Senator Olympia Snowe declared that she will not seek a fourth term. This is obviously good news for Democrats in an election season where Republicans have fallen from favour and Democrats have more seats to … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…Arizona and Michigan

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Complicity and Consequences

Why should anyone care about the Occupy Wall Street movement? Aren’t they just a bunch of kids with nothing better to do than whine about the lack of a utopian existence? Isn’t that little  gathering of peaceniks over with? There … Continue reading

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Too Much Testosterone

If your inbox is anything like mine you probably have a plethora of outraged emails from politicians, pundits, and people of no particular persuasion expressing their dismay over the recent congressional hearing on contraception. I alluded to it in a … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…Maine Edition (Again)

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday…February 17th Edition

(Free Forum Fridays are an open discussion where commenters are invited to bring up topics that may not have been covered in the previous week. Got something on your mind? Throw your opinion out there.) FFFridays have been taking a … Continue reading

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The Republican Descent Into Madness

The Republican party has been in a steady decline since 2008 like a junkie deeply in denial; flailing about looking for ways to keep the high going. The primary campaign is the embarrassing theatrical manifestation of the downward spiral of … Continue reading

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