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Quickie–who I am…

I am, and always will be, a Liberal. But that seems to mean that I will again be less and less a part of “the left”… which is fine by me. I’m never going to be in the “middle” or … Continue reading

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What Obama should have said yesterday…

So.. at first, I thought the President had done a mighty good thing yesterday.  He came out and stated that he now supported Same-Sex Marriage–that his personal beliefs had changed and evolved over these past years.  I also immediately recognized … Continue reading

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PDP–Quick Thought

It is true that there have been some valid critiques from the right against the excesses of (usually leftist) post-modernist relativism claiming that all views are equally valid and, more importantly, TRUE AND FACTUAL. In this, those on the right … Continue reading

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PDP–Dude is scared….

This is a data point. The man who campaigned explicitly against Obama and then cancelled money from the Feds for rail development and called it federal boondoggle money etc etc… …and who is now in the process of being recalled … Continue reading

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Quick Politics

Seriously, when I hear young liberal, democratic voters present themselves as this shallow and lacking in attention span or breadth of perspective with regard to the larger political context.. I think back to those conversations I had with various other … Continue reading

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Controlling the Story…

It has been a long month. Besides massive periods of time where I was editing and then grading around 900 pages of student prose, things happened in the world. The populaces in Tunisia and then Egypt (and now many other … Continue reading

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Some things change, and some things stay the same…

Last night, we were visiting some of our oldest friends.  I’ve known them for a bit more than 10 years, while my best half has known them for around 14 to 15.  As is often the case, we often talk … Continue reading

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