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Congress & The Media – You Exhaust Me!

I haven’t written in a while because frankly, I am just tired.  I am tired of the information overload.  My brain feels fried.  Between family and friends posts on Facebook and the 24/7 news media, the texts and the emails … Continue reading

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Playing Chicken

I don’t know about you but I’m tired of politicians playing chicken with our country.  Back in my childhood, John Kennedy played chicken with Russia during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  He didn’t blink first and it paid off, though we … Continue reading

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Obama Called the “D” Word

On June 30th, Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for TIME and MSNBC appeared on Morning Joe.  During a conversation about President Obama’s speech the evening prior, he said he thought the president was “kind of a dick.”  Let … Continue reading

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NBC, God & the Boogey Man

NBC recently broadcast the U.S. Open.  During the opening a video ran of little kids saying the Pledge of Allegiance while intertwined with video of a military flag raising and shots of historical landmarks in Washington DC. During that video … Continue reading

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Sex Scandals, The Media & Politics

Anthony Weiner (2011), Newt Gingrich (2007), Arnold Schwarzenegger (2011), Bill Clinton (1998), Gary Hart (1988), Barney Frank (1989), Gary Condit(2001), Eliot Spitzer (2008), John Edwards (2008), Bob Packwood (1995), Mark Foley (2006), Larry Craig (2007), John Ensign (2009), David Vitter … Continue reading

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Let’s All Just Die Naturally

It seems every other day the news is filled with another story about some drug or medical device that is killing people.  Today we learned that the FDA is warning that Zocor has a side effect of muscle damage resulting … Continue reading

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Palin Puppies Re-Write History

After a day in Boston visiting historic sites, a reporter asked Sarah Palin what she later deemed a “gotcha question.”  He asked her what she had seen that day and what she’d take away from her visit.  Instead of just … Continue reading

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