Monthly Archives: February 2011

In Order to Form a More Civil Union

Note: filistro has just returned from vacation. This is the last of her previously-written articles, but it seems appropriate to publish now, in light of the recent addition of Hawaii to the civil union states, plus Obama’s decision to not enforce … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday February 27

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. This week, coinciding with the National Governors Association‘s annual winter meeting, everyone’s got a governor … Continue reading

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Introducing the FOK News Channel

So Keith Olbermann has resurfaced during his time in broadcast purgatory with a new website based on the Twitter hashtag of his ardent followers ‘Friends of Keith’. Click the banner to see it. You can catch him there until his … Continue reading

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And the Most Conservative State Goes To…

No surprise: Mississippi. The most liberal identifying ‘state’ is the District of Columbia. A Gallup Poll is out ranking the states and DC’s political identification. Once again, it turns out that Americans are more likely to identify themselves as conservative rather … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday February 25 Edition

What a week. The Facebook rebellion continues in the Middle East as it now looks like Libyans are finally going to overthrow Moammar el-Gadhafi. Could Iran be far behind? Here in America, the Wisconsin protests took a strange turn as Governor … Continue reading

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Saturday Night “Live”

Today it was announced that Jeffrey Cox was fired from his job as Indiana Deputy Attorney General. His offense? On Saturday, he tweeted that officials should “use live ammunition” to clear protesters from the Wisconsin Capitol. This brings up a … Continue reading

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Slip The Surly Bonds

Virgin Galactic has announced that it will team with NASA to make commercial space travel possible. From a statement by Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Galactic has shown in the past few years how private sector investment and innovation can lead … Continue reading

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America Held Hostage…Day 760

The Wildfire Spreads Like Wisconsin, Indiana’s Democratic legislators have also left the state to thwart a similar Republican bill to bust the unions. Governor Mitch Daniels has decided not to pursue the same measures as Governor Scott Walker by threatening … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1995

We’ve seen this movie before. This time, the role formerly played by Newt Gingrich is covered by John Boehner. Bill Clinton has become Barack Obama. The script is a little bit different, though. The spending cuts proposed are three times the … Continue reading

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What Conservatives Really Want

Just as I was researching for a similar article on this topic, not surprisingly Professor George Lakoff comes out with an excellent post about it. Good read. What conservatives really want. Related Articles George Lakoff: What the right-wing assault on … Continue reading

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