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Politics as usual?


I tried to lay off politics for most of November and December, after the election, because I got tired of all the same ol’, same ol’ crap. I just want to get away from the angst, from both sides. But … Continue reading

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THE Election 2012


Happy happy joy joy!! OK, I am obviously very happy at how the election turned out, and that it was able to be called so early in the evening, though I stayed up until 3:30 central time, mostly waiting to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath


Now, two full days after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, I can add to, or change, some comments. Hoboken was overrun because it sits below sea level (same as New Orleans), and the Hudson River overran its banks.  The mayor … Continue reading

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Respect for the Office of the President


The major thing that I came away with from the Tuesday night debate is that Mitt Romney has no respect for the office of the President.  Or would you rather say he has no respect for President Obama, who is, … Continue reading

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First Debate 10/3/12


OK, for all of you who think the debates are a contest, I’ll say Romney “won”.  I prefer to think of them as not a contest, but a debate, with no winners or losers.  But here is my take. You … Continue reading

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Those old States Rights keep popping up


While watching my regular news shows last night, I was once again reminded of how some states want to take rights that belong to the Federal Government, if we are to be a United States of America. So: Why do … Continue reading

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DNC second day


Notes I took while watching the second day of the DNC: Piers Morgan interviewed Eva Longoria, said she was very smart, not like her character on Desperate Housewives.  Well, duh. Video of Vietnam veteran (Edward Meagher, AF-Ret) talking about military … Continue reading

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