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Voices and Votes

A visitor from outer space would describe Congress as a place where bribery is both legal and encouraged. I guess it’s always been that way; maybe I am naive. Still, you have to try. We can’t say we’re a representative democracy if we quit believing our voices and votes mean something. [...]

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Friday Bag o’ Blessings

There, wasn’t that easy? Next problem? I’m here to help. How about mass shootings? Sure, let’s go there. [...]

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I’m a Slow Learner, But I’m Getting There

You can’t argue with people who are motivated by spite. [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Gag

Seriously, if they don’t fire Richard Cohen after this, they might as well ask for Obama’s birth certificate and endorse the Tea Party. [...]

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Sunday Bag o’ Bogus

Last week a few friends and some lefty bloggers I follow fell for a bogus article about Rush Limbaugh calling soldiers welfare queens who’ve gotten used to having everything handed to them. Hey, I fell for it too, because I’ve said again and again that at some point the Orcs* are going to turn against [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Soothing Slogans

One of the things I strive to do is to keep calm and carry on. But oh, it’s hard, with all the stupidity and racism loose in the land. And I can’t decide which is the chicken and which is the egg, stupidity or racism. Maybe they’re the same thing.

When racists went after Obama [...]

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Both Sides Know Gun Control Works

Same old same old. If you don’t know the difference between shotguns and rifles, or think 9mm Rugers look like 9mm Glocks, you’re not qualified to have an opinion on guns and mass shootings, therefore let us shut down all talk of background checks, therefore everyone should carry, therefore good men with guns should go forth and shoot all the bad men with guns, therefore Thunderdome! [...]

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Bullets Are Tiny and Harmless!

Such is the quality of our national dialog on gun control. Right up there with “If humans came from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?” [...]

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