Category Archives: Politics

Musings on politics

Home on the Range

When Barack Obama took office in 2008, I really thought that the American tide was changing. I thought that by electing a young, biracial community organizer instead of an old, white war hero, we were moving in the direction of … Continue reading

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American Horror Story

Paul Ryan is scary. And not just because of those icy blue eyes and dark hair that could easily cast him in Sam Neill’s role as the adult version of Damien Thorn should a remake of Omen III: The Final … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Bruce

I have to admit…I went into last night’s Springsteen show at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia with mild reservation. For one, I haven’t really connected with Bruce’s album Wrecking Ball, though I always appreciate – in general – his … Continue reading

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On Cain and (being) Able

Poor Herman Cain. He’s out of the Republican race for president, mainly because he can’t keep his pants on and his mouth shut. What I think is interesting, though, is that the allegations of sexual harassment that have been circulating … Continue reading

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Humanity: It’s Contagious

I’ve often heard it said that there are no atheists in a foxhole, but if you experienced 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, or last night’s viewing of Contagion, you realize that not only is this saying wrong, but the exact opposite is … Continue reading

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An Ode to Anti-Union YouTube Videos

Is it silly to respond to an anti-union YouTube video that was probably released by right-wing, Tea Party-backed morons? Yes, it probably is. Nonetheless, I will waste my time in an effort to correct some of the wrongs involved in … Continue reading

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Do I Sound Bitter?

The US Army base at Fort Monmouth, NJ is in the process of closing down. With that, my husband will soon be losing his teaching position at the West Point Military Academy Prep School, which is housed on the Fort … Continue reading

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