Monthly Archives: August 2009

Why I support single payer Universal Health Coverage but not really

Despite much of the chatter to the contrary, not everyone who opposes Obama’s health “reform” proposals are against it because it seems like a sneaky way to introduce a single payer “socialized” system.  And despite Mr. Obama’s protestations to the … Continue reading

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Servility and freedom

With the Republican party leaderless and in backbiting disarray following its destruction by the ideologically incoherent George W. Bush, Democrats are apparently eager to join the hara-kiri brigade. What looked like smooth coasting to the 2010 election has now become … Continue reading

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Order Now!! Operators are standing by…

Order Now! New & Improved! Unbelievable results! If you call in the next 30 minutes….! These are a few of the most easily recognizable catch phrases for those night owls like me who get more than their fair share of … Continue reading

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Racists attack Black man at town hall meeting…. or is it?

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, this report: St. Louis County police arrested six people, including a Post-Dispatch reporter, during a demonstration Thursday evening outside a forum on aging called by U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-St. Louis. Two of the people … Continue reading

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Political parties = death of the Republic

Will Rogers famously said, “I am not a member of any organized political party, I’m a Democrat.”   Hahaha… what a laugh, but no one’s laughing.  Would that the American political system was dominated by disorganized party coalitions, shifting and moving … Continue reading

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