Monthly Archives: August 2012

A series of notes over the last three days

Bobby Jindal wants the US Government to pay ALL of Louisiana’s costs for Hurricane Isaac.  This after Obama gave LA and MS emergency status.  This is a Republican who cries for less government. Charlie Crist, former Republican governor of FL … Continue reading

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Take my country back

I have noticed that one of the things repubs say a lot, including in some tweets last night at the RNC, that they want to “take my country back”.  What exactly does that mean? Do you mean that I am … Continue reading

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Royal Pains, 8/22

Divya and the polo player? Paige is adopted?  Well, I am sure the show will make some story of it, but adoption does not lessen a person’s worth. I still don’t like Evan, but he sort of redeemed himself by … Continue reading

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The Wealthy, the Poor, Economics

What is it about money that makes so many people worship at its feet, whether they be wealthy beyond reason, and wanting more anyway, and the poorest man who walks this earth?  What is it about the poorest who, when … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State

Article I of the Constitution of the United States says:  Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of … Continue reading

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Right-wing, ultra-conservative, terrorism

Leonard Pitts Jr., of the Miami Herald, had his regular column in the op-ed page of the Austin American-Statesman yesterday, and I am going to quote from his column – he is saying things I have said for some time. … Continue reading

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Voters Rights and States Rights

I wrote this and sent it to Ed Schultz at MSNBC today.  I thought some of you might be interested in reading it as well. Ed, you asked on Friday for anything that might help with the Pennsylvania voting outrage. … Continue reading

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London 2012 Summer Olympics

First, I want to say that I am an Olympics junkie, and I get so involved mentally I found myself sweating during the men’s marathon on the final Sunday.  I will admit to being a bit of a purist, as … Continue reading

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A Series of Comments I wrote in my FaceBook over the past few days

One other thing, I have been advised (or ordered) to read the Constitution. I spent quite a lot of commercials over the weekend reading the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments) … Continue reading

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On Olympic Hiatus

To my regular readers who may have been missing my blogs:  I am taking time to watch the Olympics, and the time I spend on the computer is pretty much devoted to FaceBook for these first couple of weeks in … Continue reading

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