Category Archives: Politics

Turning down the lights and covering the couch with a sheet.

To those of you following along for the last several weeks, this may not be that big of a surprise. Posting has stiff been sporadic for the last several weeks. I’m still occasionally throwing stuff out I’m nowhere near my … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby, my mother and the many faces of happiness.

-I’m going to have to start this with some very uncomfortable autobiographical material. I’m not crazy about getting this personal. However, my experiences are germane to the topic at hand. My mom had me when she was eighteen. I forget … Continue reading

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Trying to get back in the flow…

You know, I figured that post vacation I’d have this sudden burst of creative energy and just start churning stuff out. Turns out, not so much. First off, it turns out that when you reach reach a certain age and … Continue reading

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Cliven Bundy and the one thing he knows about “The Negros”.

Say kids, You know about the Cliven Bundy? The guy who’s turned a dispute over grazing fees into an armed stand-off with Federal Agents.  Well, The New York Times talked to the guy. And the results were…well, if you been following the … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned while blocked.

-Apparently, the less you write, the worse your writer’s block gets. -When you say that you are going to write a post a day, it would be a good idea to actually do that. -Video games are fun once in … Continue reading

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The wrongheadedness of #CancelColbert.

(The important part is at 5:06.) So let’s review. Stephen Colbert plays a character on the “Colbert Report” described by Colbert himself  as a “well-intentioned, poorly informed high-status idiot”. Said “well-intentioned, poorly informed high-status idiot” uses part of his show to “Defend” … Continue reading

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John Boehner: Cheaters never starve.

Via The New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — New York Democrats lashed out at House Speaker John Boehner Thursday after he accused New York and four other states of “cheating” and “fraud” for sidestepping billions of dollars in federal food … Continue reading

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Daddy has been woolgathering…

Yeah.  I know. No posting. The truth is that all the insane crap that’s been happening this month, (Rumblings of another Debt Limit fight. Net Neutrality getting kicked it the nuts. Hedge fund guy comparing the fight against income inequality … Continue reading

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Bryan Fischer: One plot of land, One vote.

So I’m checking my Facebook feed this afternoon and I come across this… “You know, back in the day, in the colonial period,” Fischer said, “you have to be a landowner, a property owner to be eligible to vote and … Continue reading

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The Debt Limit vote and how Greg Walden failed the Kobayashi Maru.

Well, it’s over. After weeks of stalemate that shuttered the government for 16 days and brought the nation within hours of a key deadline to renew its borrowing authority, the standoff is finally over. President Barack Obama has signed into … Continue reading

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