Monthly Archives: August 2012

Good Ole Southern Boys

In today’s Washington Post, Harold Meyerson takes on the GOP’s “hostility toward minorities, exploitation of racism, antipathy toward government and suspicion of science.” “In modern GOP, the Old South Returns,” Meyerson notes the sad irony that the party of the … Continue reading

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Caturday (for Doc)

You asked for ’em Doc, so here they are. Note the book they’re pushing off the desk 🙂

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Everything and the Kitchen Sink

Over the last 3 weeks we’ve endured a bit of kitchen remodeling. The paint was chipped on our old cupboards, and I’d hated the color when we moved in 13 years ago. So, when Home Depot offered to reface my … Continue reading

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Our Right to Vote

Whether it be the war on women, the war on the arts and humanities, the war of social security and medicare, or the war on voting, the GOP stands in opposition to everything I value. The ongoing attempts to disenfranchise … Continue reading

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Terrorists Among Us

Remember when then newly appointed Homeland Security director, Janet Napolitano, was lambasted for the April 7, 2009 report titled “Right-wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment,” that warned against the possibility of violence by unnamed “right-wing … Continue reading

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Decision 2012

No, I am not talking politics here, at least not national ones. This decision is on a much more personal level. I’ve been agonizing about how best to handle things because there is no good choice before me. If the … Continue reading

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