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Newt Returns. Spinning Like a Top.

April 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Newt Returns. Spinning Like a Top. · Politics

Gingrich is back. Same old same old. Are you ready for Spin! Are you ready for some Reagan! The guy is relentlessly impervious to the simple fact that none of us really is happy to see him…except perhaps Michael Steele, a black man trapped in a Brooks Brothers mind and conservative, pathetic liar Rush Limbaugh. […]

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Specter Moves Left. Republicans Now at the Crossroads.

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Specter Moves Left. Republicans Now at the Crossroads. · Politics

In this early spring of 2009 we may have reached a watershed. Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania just switched parties, from Republican to Democrat. What are the implications of this move? One certain change is “the numbers” in the Senate. Now that the much-younger-appearing 79-year old Senator from Pennsylvania has switched to the Democratic side […]

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Republicans Are Wrong. U.S. Military Does Not Accept Torture as a Policy.

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on Republicans Are Wrong. U.S. Military Does Not Accept Torture as a Policy. · Culture, Politics

We need to discuss torture and intelligence. As so often happens, the Right Wing frames an issue that should be flushed down the toilet in such a way that it becomes a public discussion. Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld have attempted to establish the fact that torture is acceptable if it is done in the […]

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More Cheney Republican Lies

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on More Cheney Republican Lies · Politics

Haven’t we had enough of Dick Cheney? Hasn’t the entire world had enough of the catastrophe and disaster and subsequent misery caused by this world-class liar and war criminal? Now he is running around the country to all his few remaining allies, like propagandist Sean Hannity on the Fox Neocon News Network, telling us some […]

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Newsmax.com and the New Phony Journalism

April 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Newsmax.com and the New Phony Journalism · Media, Politics

The Internet has been a blessing and  has been certainly the most significant development thus far in the 21st Century.  Bringing the truth to more people greatly assisted in the election of Barack Obama. But in case you don’t know who they are, Newsmax. com is not about news. It is about propaganda. Newsmax.com and […]

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Jon Stewart Ridicules the Neocon Torture Position.

April 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Jon Stewart Ridicules the Neocon Torture Position. · General

We happened upon the Jon Stewart monologue this morning–it takes a little while for it to load but its worth it–on the Huffington Post. Actually, everyone should scan the Huffington Post every morning. Stewart decries the Neocon propagandists who claim that releasing information about our torture activities is somehow more despicable than the torturing itself. […]

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Neocon Republicans Fight Employee Free Choice Act

April 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on Neocon Republicans Fight Employee Free Choice Act · Politics

Nothing irritates a Republican more than to see a man get an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work. The only thing more annoying to a Republican than men and women making a living wage is a whole society of well-paid workers turning into something called a solid Middle Class. Nothing holds more risk […]

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Fox Propaganda and the Tea Party Fantasy.

April 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Fox Propaganda and the Tea Party Fantasy. · Politics

One would think that the “tea parties” that were promoted and sponsored by Fox News and FreedomWorks and the Heritage Foundation were gigantically successful if you were only to watch Fox News. And of course because Fox is part of News Corp., Rupert Murdoch’s alien empire of failing news organizations, the number of other media […]

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Forget Obama. What Would Bush Do?

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on Forget Obama. What Would Bush Do? · Politics

We know what Bush would do in the first 100 days. We have a record of what he did.  He took office on January 22, 2001. On January 22, 2001, George W. Bush was looking forward to working with Senator Phil Gramm (remember him? He’s the guy who took off all regulations on private banking, […]

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Tea Parties for People Dumber than Dubya.

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Tea Parties for People Dumber than Dubya. · Politics

Tea Parties. Can you believe it? Take a look at the video, and,  if you have time, look at the underlying video with the girl standing in front of the public building in Philadelphia. That one is a hoot! Here’s why these people are “dumb” which we shouldn’t say, but then, should we not have […]

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Bush, Cheney, Fleischer and Tax the Poor!

April 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bush, Cheney, Fleischer and Tax the Poor! · Politics

How long has Ari Fleischer been in the private sector now? A few years? And he is right in there with the best of the Neocons, trying to bring his Cheney message of oligarchy back to public prominence. Fleischer had his fifteen minutes of celebrity as a beleaguered (though not as beleaguered as he should […]

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Republican Angst and a Dog Named Bo.

April 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Republican Angst and a Dog Named Bo. · Entertainment

The Neocon Republicans were out in force on the media slamming the President on the economy and pirates, while the President was simply taking care of business, entertaining and a dog named “Bo.” The U.S. Navy took care of the pirates and a few friendly economists wounded the GOP naysayers.

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Prepare for the Healthcare War.

April 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Prepare for the Healthcare War. · Politics

Prepare for war on the Middle Class. It is coming from the Right and the entrenched special interests in the lucrative health care market. It will most likely come in the guise of a faux-sympathetic campaign that will tell you that universal health care, even designed by the brightest minds attracted to Washington in three-quarters […]

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Exorbitant CEO Compensation Becomes Outright Greed.

April 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Exorbitant CEO Compensation Becomes Outright Greed. · Economics

Fitzgerald, when he was still young, once wrote: “The rich are very different from you and me.” And Hemingway, when he had seen more of life and was more cynical replied: “Yes, they have more money.” Of course, Fitzgerald meant the very wealthy dynasties that for generations encompassed the principal rich in this country, with […]

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Is the NRA Right? Guns for Everyone?

April 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Is the NRA Right? Guns for Everyone? · Culture, Politics

Wayne LaPierre of the NRA, National Rifle Association says that we should all be armed. Then and only then will we be safe? Are you ready for a shoot-out with your neighbor or your dry cleaners? Society must make some decisions.

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