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The United States of America, Inc., and the news roundup

Whew. It has been a little while since I’ve done a round-up of all the craziness that’s in the political world, but the current SCOTUS decision was just the incentive I needed. I refer to the decision that effectively opened … Continue reading

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And more from the Supreme Court

Much to pro-equality people’s relief, DOMA is struck down. The sound you hear is the sigh of relief from the LGBT community, the LGBT supporters, the pro-equality young voters, and everyone who has ever believed that no legal body has … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Michael Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg wants us to “get used to” drone espionage. I issue Mayor Bloomberg a hearty dose of “up yours”. Continue reading

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On Newtown, CT.

72 hours. That’s what it took for me, and for a lot of other people to find a voice and discuss, or at least make an adequate attempt to discuss, what had taken place in Newtown, CT on Friday. Even … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Re-election

Barack Obama won his next four years in the White House. To say that I’m relieved right now is an understatement. Considering how much has been at stake for this election, both for me personally and in the scope of … Continue reading

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If you haven’t done it yet…

Vote. Yes, it’s a public service announcement. The election season being what it has been, I won’t let this go unsaid. Vote. It’s standing on the line, punching a few buttons, filling out a form and scanning it, or whatever. … Continue reading

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Debate and Taxes

Last night’s debate was honestly¬†a lot better. Now I understand exactly why Obama had held back on the first one: he wanted to give Mitt Romney enough time and rope to where he’d spew everything he had to spew, and … Continue reading

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