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How Half Of America Lost Its Mind

I’ve been driving across the great beautiful chunk of freedom referred to (by assholes) as “flyover country”. I’ve been counting political signage and it’s fascinating. However, when I wrote what I’d seen it was eaten by the cloud. What can I … Continue reading

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The Debates As Interpreted By “Wait But Why”

I recently discovered a blog called Wait But Why. (Warning, huge time sink… lots of great stuff to read! Give yourself time to peruse.) The author took the time to transcribe the entire second presidential debate. This is one of … Continue reading

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Bad Advice From People Who Hate You

I’ve noticed a pattern. I call it “bad advice from people who hate you”. Rather than wallow in the cesspool of election coverage I’ll describe the same process in another venue. Reporting on Papal Conclaves is where I first noticed … Continue reading

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There Was A Debate Sunday

In the interest of an informed electorate I’m posting this clip from Sunday’s debate.

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Venezuela: Follow Up

I know that piling on Venezuela and Socialism is shooting dumb fish in a small barrel but I can’t quit. There’s a part of the tragedy I hadn’t previously considered. It had never occurred to me that a nation could be … Continue reading

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Juxtaposition: Venezuela

March 6, 2013: Three years ago Salon whined we should pay more attention to the epic socialist success of Hugo Chavez’s economic miracle: “When a country goes socialist and it craters, it is laughed off as a harmless and forgettable cautionary … Continue reading

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How To Detect Propaganda

I wince as the electorate careens between the Felon and the Hairball. Just as the transition from child to adult is uncomfortable and ugly, so to is a nation’s devolution the other way. Men and women are meant to stand on … Continue reading

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