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Random political ramblings …

Snowflakes

It’s been a snowy February here in the Northeast. But that’s not why snowflakes are on my mind. It’s because I’m puzzled by the pejorative use of the word by the Alt-Right to describe Liberals (or Libtards, as some of … Continue reading

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Grappling with Trump

Witnessing Donald Trump’s unpredictable, illogical, uncivil and deeply disturbing actions since he took office is an experience that’s difficult to describe, let alone assimilate. I’ve seen nothing like it. There’s no ‘American’ place to put it. Comparisons to Watergate don’t … Continue reading

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666 Fifth Avenue

This is the address of Donald’s wealthy-as-hell son-in-law’s building in NYC. 666 Fifth Avenue. Could it possibly be made any more clear? The Lord is sending a message, people. 666 is the mark of the beast and we shouldn’t be messing … Continue reading

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Dear Melania

We were talking about you at work today and, truth be told, we were feeling sad for you. Have you seen the videos and photos being posted on-line? The ones comparing Obama’s body language with Michelle to the way Donald … Continue reading

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Forget Putin-Trump is Obama’s Puppet!

The conspiracy theorists are finally catching on to what’s happening with this year’s election – and just in the nick of time. The short story is this: The whole Russia/Putin puppet thing is a ruse concocted by Obama, the CIA, … Continue reading

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Why Comparing Bernie and Hillary is Like Comparing Apples and Oranges

I think I’ve finally figured out a big piece of what’s been bothering me about the Democratic Primary. It has to do with comparing Bernie’s and Hillary’s voting records as if they are comparable, when I don’t think they are. Bernie … Continue reading

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Bernie-A Luxury We Cannot Afford

I’ve been mulling this for a long time, and I share it with all due respect to the Bernie supporters out there. People who are principled and whose values I, in very large part, share. I like what Bernie says … Continue reading

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Yes, By All Means, Let’s Expand the War on Terror

Terrorism, according to Merriam-Webster, is “the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal.” It’s what we witnessed with horror in Paris this past Friday. The world … Continue reading

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Grammatical Error

We’ve all been reading about Mitt Romney’s tax rate (which is a lot lower than yours and mine). Apparently it’s 15% … to be precise. And Mitt is speaking to the issue, sorta.  Here’s a blurb from MSNBC: The tax … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s HB 1580

So in all my earlier angst about the end of days, I forgot the craziness that I had sincerely wanted to share … New Hampshire’s House Bill 1580. It’s brief and to the point, and if all goes well will … Continue reading

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I Could Not Resist This One!

Last night as I ate dinner and attempted to keep my sweaty self from sticking to random objects around the house, I watched a snippet of Hardball (without Chris Matthews – so the decibels were a little lower – a … Continue reading

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Trying to Catch Up

It looks like a thoroughly beautiful Sunday morning as the black edge of the horizon begins to have that glow of sunrise brightening behind it. Objects below my window begin to take shape – the garden fence, the shed, the … Continue reading

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The Cool, Calm and Collected

Many New Hampshire-ites are questioning the sanity of our lawmakers.  The story below does nothing to derail those concerns.  The voices in his head were LOUD and CLEAR! Unions Rally Against Collective Bargaining Amendment – Politics News Story – WMUR … Continue reading

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NH Legislature an Exploding Pimple

Since my bracket is beyond being an embarrassment, I find myself avoiding basketball, forced back toward a contemplation of actual, real-world stuff, and feeling … ever-so-slightly cornered … I must admit. When my mind is unoccupied, it slips back toward … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time …

Just long enough to have yours truly feeling even crankier-than-usual as I sit squarely at the bottom (yes, the VERY bottom) of my bracket group after just one day of March Madness.  So, to cheer myself up, I am focusing … Continue reading

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NH Legislature a Cruel Embarrassment

Hundreds of people stepped up to the plate yesterday afternoon and evening to protest the deep and irresponsible budget cuts being proposed by the gun-toting NH State Legislature.  Dominated by newbie Tea-Partiers, Free-Staters, self-proclaimed “experts” like Tom Kean, and oldies … Continue reading

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Michael Moore Clarifying the Situation

Thanks to ChristopherCornblog for this link … inspiring stuff from Michael Moore … with apologies for turning JordanCornblog into a YouTube Channel …

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Hateful Huckabee … He Sucks (Why Mince Words?)

Remember Mike Huckabee? He was the unlikely candidate who played the ukulele or guitar or something, lost a whole bunch or weight, and seemed to be able to appeal to the Christian Right without being entirely off-the-wall hate-mongering in the … Continue reading

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What is YOUR State Gun?

There are things in this world that can still shock me … like the news that Arizona is considering making the Colt 45 its State Gun.  Forget the fact that there was a recent bloodbath there. Utah is considering a … Continue reading

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Adventures with Kelly

Not too long ago I wrote to one of the Senators from NH … the one I disagree with … a lot … urging her to vote against cutting funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  Kelly responded much as … Continue reading

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