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Zimmerman's Scary Story
 
During closing arguments,  Zimmerman defense attorney Mark O'Mara  told the jury: “7:11:47, keep that number in mind.” That is the point in time when Zimmerman said to the Sanford police non-emergency dispatcher: "Shit, he's running
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APRIL 17, 2012 2:08PM

Glenn Beck & The Tea Party Ghost

             

              Dedicated to the Tea Party in recognition of Tax Day

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FEBRUARY 22, 2012 3:18PM

Only Newt Can Save The Republican's Rump

                                         

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                                               A Saturday Repost

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OCTOBER 7, 2011 12:36PM

A Supreme Court Cure for Obamacare

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Wee, The People

The Supreme Court began this term faced with a double dose of dilemma. The Affordable Care Act dispute has reached their doorstep, both parties involved unworthy of entering the chamber. Instead of a simple health insurance so… Read full post »

This is a response to the "famous" Mike Church and is mostly about ridiculing his really pathetic rebuttal to something I wrote. I consider it a sort of pain in the ass. But because he devoted his attention to me, I feel I must reciprocate. Not only did Mikey tryRead full post »

MAY 20, 2011 6:57PM

Some Guy Zips Up Ron Paul's Pants

 

I'm indulging myself with this post, but if you like arguments, you might like this one.

My recent post: Ron Paul Says Founders Ignorant of Constitution caused quite a stir among the libertarian crowd. While I didn't wish to insult anyone's religion by disagreeing with a saint,… Read full post »

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MAY 18, 2011 2:03PM

Ron Paul Says Founders Ignorant of Constitution

Having lured you into reading this, I admit Ron Paul only effectively makes the title claim. He wouldn't say it directly, as that would diminish the ongoing fraud of presenting himself as an authority on the Constitution. He is not, as I will prove beyond a reasonable doubt, and can only… Read full post »

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MAY 12, 2011 1:54PM

Rand Paul is an Idiot

 

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Appearently determined to prove the Bush Theory -- all famous name sons of office-holding Republicans represent a generational degredation of genetic attributes -- Rand Paul has once again… Read full post »

Real American history with a whimsical twist and symbolic pinch

Dedicated to the Tea Party in recognition of Tax Day

 

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He stood on the stage bathing in the adulat… Read full post »

                

While I’m not a big fan of President Obama, I am less critical of his (in)actions than many on the Left side of the label ledger. I agree that Obama is too much a continuation of Bush on the issues… Read full post »

                            First posted here in October, 2009

 

I met her in one of those small nightclubs that cater to the older crowd. I was 50, she had just enough wrinkle to suggest mid 40s, but I… Read full post »

Ideology, ignorance and absolutism

Ideology is one of the often misused words in political conversations. This isn’t surprising considering most political conversations are riddled with words that have more attachment to emotion than meaning. However, if you want to improve your political word… Read full post »

 

In honor of GW’s new book -- Decision Points -- I dug into my Bush archives and compiled the following short stories and observations.

 

 

The matriculation of George W Bush

 

George's education credentials are impressive in several ways you can use thatRead full post »

NOVEMBER 19, 2010 3:06PM

If You Can Read This, You're a Liberal

 

The word liberal has taken quite a beating over the last few decades, and has taken on the false meaning conservatives prefer. By that I mean the word is used in a European context as a near synonym for socialist, though that word is also subject to… Read full post »

 

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At a Treasury Department press conference today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner introduced the lasagna dollar -- the newest addition to America’s currency. In… Read full post »

 

“...all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.”

J.S. Bach

 

Every year for the past several, I have given a leather bound appointment book to my sister for her birthday. She’s a realtor, so she… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 11, 2010 8:24PM

Waiting For Superdem

 

I saw a cartoon years ago, in one of those classy men’s magazines (or Hustler), showing the Man of Steel and a woman sitting up in bed. He’s blushing, and has a look of shame and disgust written on his face. You could sense the sarcasm in the arms-crossed… Read full post »

News release: 11-5-10

 

The votes are in, and the Academy of Political Smart Asses has determined the winners of this midterm election APSA awards.

 

  •  Biggest Story

The Revolution of the ProleTEAriat

This election’s biggest… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 1, 2010 5:35PM

President Obama -- Bring Back The Sun!

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Those ancient Mayan priests had it made. Skilled astronomers, they figured out the solar eclipse cycle, and used that knowledge to con… Read full post »

 

President Obama has had some success in selling Democrats on the idea of voting in this election, but hasn’t been able to seal the deal. A large group of “Enthusiasm Gap” Democrats are still holding out, and no amount of presidential scolding or disgust with Republicans can… Read full post »

 

Reagan

Ronald Reagan was our first Movement Conservative President.

He had a solution to what he saw as America's growing debt problem.

 

National-Debt-GDP

 

As you can see, we haven't had a problem with growing debt since then, except when Clinton disrupted the trend. Clinton was not a… Read full post »

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    Sign of an identifiable racist        Sign of an identifiable moron

 

That there are racists attracted to the Tea Party shouldn’t surprise anyone. The Tea… Read full post »

JULY 9, 2010 3:33PM

Carmageddon! (a true story)

 

My brother is a car dealership management guy, as are many of his friends. I’ve had occasion to listen to their stories as they talked shop. Most are full of jargon and business politics, and so I don’t remember any, other than this years-old story. It is a tale… Read full post »

I don’t claim this to be a scholarly review of the Declaration, only that it reflects what I know and think. To those who have something to add or argue, my comment door is always open.

 

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