Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

In This Corner…Mitt Romney

2012 Contender Series: Willard Mitt Romney or … Dreams from My Father MittRomney.com is live! On Monday, April 11, 2011, “Mitt” Romney announced the formation of an exploratory committee to help him pursue the Republican nomination for President of the … Continue reading

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Our Soul Reponsibility

Libraries are wonderful places…but they’re a lousy deal for writers. When a library buys your book, you get one royalty. Then hundreds of people get to read your book for free, earning you no royalties at all. The Canadian government … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Sarah Palin

2012 Contender Series: Sarah Palin In this corner… is an ongoing series looking into the viability of potential candidates for the 2012 Presidential race. (Editors Note: Palin officially declared her decision not to run for President on October 7th) This … Continue reading

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Palin Ratin’s

Depending on your politics, Sarah Palin’s Alaska is either an enchanting visit to a beautiful state and a lovable family, or a cloying reality TV show that could also be considered the world’s longest political biomercial. If you haven’t watched, the … Continue reading

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First Among Firsts

Michelle Obama occupies a unique position in American history as the country’s first minority First Lady. As a general rule, First Ladies are not all that political and until recent generations have filled a role not much more substantive than … Continue reading

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The Neoconspiracy Theory

This is the first in a series of occasional posts that will (time and space permitting) present some of our best-loved “conspiracy theories” for discussion. A particular favorite of mine is the “Sarah Palin as neocon sock puppet” theory. In … Continue reading

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It’s a Job Interview

When I try to get a job, I am required to go through several rounds of interviews. If I refuse one of them, odds are very slim that I’ll get hired. This makes sense. After all, interviews are an important … Continue reading

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Palin in Comparison

Update 8:45AM PST Quinnipiac has a new poll out today. There are a few results that intrigued me: Sarah Palin is the most popular of Republican candidates for President, among Republicans polled. Less-educated are more Palin-prone; more-educated people would rather … Continue reading

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Get Your Man Pants on Mr. President!

Apologies for channeling Sarah Palin. Just when I was thinking of starting a petition drive to fight the Bush Tax cuts for the wealthy I got this in my e-mail box: Fight! Don’t Cave Campaign Isn’t the new era of … Continue reading

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Run, Sarah, Run!

Nate Silver Is a genius. Two years ago, Nate began to predict that Sarah Palin would run for president in 2012, or at least seek the nomination. In fact I believe he placed a bet with a colleague to that effect… something involving a steak … Continue reading

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