Category Archives: politics

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It’s a long article, but David Blight writes an interesting article about how 150 years later, America is still fighting a cultural war and grappling to learn the lessons of its own Civil War.  There are parts that I found … Continue reading

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First GOP debate drinking game

Many of you are likely tuning in tonight for the first Republican primary Presidential debate.  Some of you are tuning in because you actually care to hear more from the 10 candidates selected by FOX News to participate in tonight’s … Continue reading

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jerk of the week

Partly because it’s been awhile since I’ve called out a politician for being an idiot, but Jeb Bush really stepped in it this week. If you haven’t been paying attention to the news, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding … Continue reading

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If you’re a lover a snark, sarcasm, and wit, and you don’t follow Andy Borowitz on Facebook or the Borowitz Report – you really should start now.  Andy posted this little gem on Facebook, and I’m so glad I started … Continue reading

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trouble finding that work/life balance?

Republican Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Florida, Jeb Bush recently stated that Americans aren’t working enough hours.  I think we can all agree that Mr Bush can go straight to hell for that comment. For the rest of us … Continue reading

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We hold these truths to be self-evident…

… that the uninsured rate in the United States continues to decline. The rate of uninsured Americans declined yet again in the 2nd quarter of 2015, according to the folks over at Gallup.  The uninsured rate across adults in the … Continue reading

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Frankly, I’ve had it with the narcissistic assumption that gay folks are dying to get into any straight club that doesn’t want them. So let me be clear about a few things: I do not want to order a wedding … Continue reading

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