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Category Archives: politics

Tragedy in DC

I try to avoid political posts on this blogs. Early on, it became obvious they’d always end up as gripe sessions, so I decided if I couldn’t say anything positive, I’d say nothing at all.  Looking back, I think the last political post I uploaded

Trial and Error

I generally try to avoid politics here, if only to honor the old adage, “if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” It’s been a pretty sorry decade or so for American politics, and there’s honestly no relief in sight. Responding to

Election 2016: America RIP

  Seriously, America?  This is the  best you can do?  Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton? Okay, I suppose Aliens vs Predator, Freddie vs Jason and MegaShark vs. Giant Octopus proved there are cheap thrills to be had whenever two monsters throw down, but let’s face it, what’s always missing

All Gussied Up

Critics agreed the most recent season of “America’s Top Model” was something of a letdown.

Reagan at 100

The first vote I ever cast, way back in 1984, was to re-elect Ronald Reagan to a second term as president.  It may also have been the last time I really felt like I was voting for something, instead of against something else. Today marks

Paul McCartney: The Accidental Activist

If you know me at all, you know I’m a big Paul McCartney fan. If you follow the news at all, you’ve probably noticed Sir Paul’s upset a lot of fans (mostly on the Right) with a remark he made in Washington last week. To