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Bully for us!

We Americans are a much better people today than we were two days ago.  To be sure, we are a bit slow.  But, to paraphrase Winston Churchill: after trying everything else, Americans will finally came around and do the right thing.  Bully for us.  The people who tried to kill the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), […]

Forward to 1965

From Wikipedia: “The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.” “Echoing the language of the 15th Amendment, the Act prohibits states from imposing any “voting qualification or […]

Atheists Need Not Apply

The June 10 issue of Tribune of the People shows the outlines of seven states: Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Maryland.  What do they all have in common?  Well, if you said that they were all in Dixie I would have to give credit for that.  If you said that they were […]

Unhinged!

“The Republican Party has come unhinged. Its fevered hallucinations involve threats from imaginary communists and socialists who, seemingly, lurk around every corner. Climate change- a reality recognized by every single significant scientific body and academy in the world- is a liberal conspiracy conjured up by Al Gore and other leftists who want to destroy America. […]

Where is the “Liberal” Fox News?

With this country so evenly divided between those who would call themselves “Liberal” and those who would call themselves “Conservatives”, one would wonder where are the Liberal versions of Rush Limbaugh,  Sean Hannity,  Glenn Beck,  etc. As far as I can tell, there are none. Why, is that? I know that I am not the […]

The Scott Walker Recall Vote

So Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has survived the recall vote.  I have never written about him because I am not so sure what to think about the whole thing.  Certainly he was smeared with much mud as were the Democrats trying to push him out of office. Recalls are serious business.  To me, a […]

Mitt Romney, 45th President of the US?

It is very clear that Mitt Romney will be the Republican candidate for the 45th President of the United States.  During the primaries, it seemed clear that he was probably not going to be able to beat President Obama.  Now, that the primaries are over, Mitt’s popularity has been rising.   What happened? As I […]