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Indian-American appoints Black-American to Senate, but it doesn’t matter because racism or something…

The news of the day is that Indian-American governor of South Carolina has appointed Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the U.S. Senate.  Scott will be the only Black American serving in the Senate and only the 7th in the entire … Continue reading

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Electile Dysfunction

It has been a while hasn’t it since I’ve written anything.  Well here I am writing again to who know who will ever read this post.  not a problem, as I write for my own interest rather than necessarily to … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton resumes presidency while Barack goes to a party… no, seriously

It really doesn’t get any better than this does it?  I mean… seriously.  President (can we still call him that after this episode) Barack Obama held a press conference today in which he played the role of master of ceremonies … Continue reading

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Why does something so right feel so wrong?

How can something so right (voting) feel so wrong? It’s easy when it’s your first time to cast a vote in the Republican Party primary when all your life you’ve been a staunch Democrat (or at least a loyal one). … Continue reading

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Barack Obama is a liar… But what about those separation of powers again??

Commentary on the president’s State of the Union address abounds throughout the blogosphere with predictable people saying predictable things about Obama’s speechifying.  The Associated Press, not exactly a bastion of conservative thought, has fact checked some of the presidents statements … Continue reading

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Send the Men away

I think they call this sexism… In case you were unsure of what she said, here it is: “We go to the ladies room and the Republican women and the Democratic women and we just roll our eyes. And the … Continue reading

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Hope & Change comes to the Bay State

In what may be a harbinger of things to come, Scott Brown has won the special election for the “Kennedy seat” in Massachusetts.  The lackluster campaign performance of Martha Coakley coupled with deep seated dissatisfaction with the ever more unpopular … Continue reading

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Color vs. Content: Reflections on MLK day in the age of Obama

Today is the day set aside to celebrate and honor one of many heroes of the American Civil Rights movement: the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr., who was assassinated during the height of the political turmoil in the late … Continue reading

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Why Yes, Virginia there is a Death Panel

Sarah Palin’s comments about government rationing leading to “death panels” that would inevitably result in life or death decisions being made by a panel of unelected bureaucrats was laughed at, mocked, scorned, and held up as evidence of her parochial … Continue reading

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A tale of two presidents

George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush quietly spent time visiting Ft. Hood to meet with families and express their care and condolences in person: Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura secretly visited Fort Hood last night … Continue reading

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