Monthly Archives: January 2008

Civics Lesson

I’m sure that this is going get me marked as a rabid Obama supporter (which I am not). But I can’t help but gush over his impressive response on the issue of church and state. In an interview with BeliefNet, … Continue reading

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Finally, an unvarnished truth from Senator Clinton

In the Jan 21 debate, on the subject of national security, Senator Clinton said, And if it is indeed the classic Republican campaign, I’ve been there. I’ve done that. See? She’s confessing that she and Bill really do steal plays … Continue reading

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Reagan Worship?

So Senator Obama has generated some heat by making the following remarks: I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not. He put … Continue reading

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Milestone of Hope

One year from today will see, at long last, the end of the worst presidency in the history of the Republic. Come what may, on 2009 January 20, George W. Bush will be unemployed and this nation will have the … Continue reading

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Clinton’s New Hampshire victory: What does it mean?

Short answer: A whole lot less than the punditocracy would like you to believe. Long answer: Oh, my goodness, people. Could we all just stop with the wild oscillations from day to day? No one in their right mind believed … Continue reading

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The Impact of Tears

OK, so today during a campaign stop Hilary Clinton apparently teared up and allowed emotion into her voice. (See here for more if you need to.) And then John Edwards replied , “I think what we need in a commander-in-chief … Continue reading

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Review: Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War screenplay by Aaron Sorkin starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman InstaRating: 5+ stars out of 5 It took less than five minutes for this film to remind me why I miss Aaron Sorkin on TV.

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Everyone else is doing it…

…. so I guess I’m obligated to post on the Iowa caucuses. This is straight political opinion, so bail out if you don’t want to hear me blather. At the moment I’m writing it looks like Obama has pulled off … Continue reading

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