Palin By Comparison

Sarah Palin seems to be front and center again.  Or maybe she’s where she’s always been; front and to the right, just off the radar of relevance but close enough to receive a Queen’s coronation when she steps into the spotlight of what she’s coined as “lamestream media.” The bio-pic “Game Change” aired last month…

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Let’s Get Syria-us

It must seem to some that I will blindly support President Obama no matter what he does.  I support healthcare reform, financial reform, Keynsian stimulus, the President’s cautious position on Libya and now his caution toward Syria.  Perhaps that is what people do as a general rule; we assume that our party leadership is correct and that…

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Save Our School!

Something sinister is happening in my home town.   The University of Northern Iowa, once known as the Iowa State Teachers College, and a national leader in the education and preparation of teachers may close down its laboratory school in order to answer budget concerns. Let me put this in perspective.  The stature of a university is…

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For the love of God!

I saw this posted on Facebook: “The leftist media has really been effective with its disinformation about the Tea Party.  We are against bail outs, crony capitalism, and big government.  The only thing that separates us apart from the occupy movement is that we do not want to turn the USA into the USSA.  This…

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Nader’s Nadir

I posted a video yesterday on my Facebook page where Ralph Nader offered a critical analysis of Obama’s State of the Union address. The crux of Nader’s position is that Obama makes bold declamations but then does not follow through, specifically on financial and environmental issues.  He also criticized the speech for taking a hawkish tone with…

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Dear Mr. President,

At the end of Bill Clinton’s second term I wrote the President a letter.  I told him how I had supported him over the previous 8 years but that his personal shortcomings had made it very difficult.  Anytime I argued policy with the opposition, “all they had to do was bring up your moral failings…

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