Tag Archives: Politics

Irony

 Irony:  A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result. While reading the paper the other day, I came across an article announcing that the next in … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice. Andres Segovia  

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Chopping Down The Beanstock

I can’t believe it is finally almost over.  I’m talking about the political holocaust that has been perpetrated upon us by the media.  It is 24/7 and there is nowhere to hide.  Each day the mailman brings me yet another … Continue reading

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Winged Wisdom

Don’t be yourself — be someone nicer.

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Congressional Conundrum

I am not a student of Congress, but it doesn’t take a very bright bulb to realize that it is broken.  The question is why, and, although I don’t believe that there is one end all, be all answer, I … Continue reading

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It’s US America

In another week, we here in the US will have an opportunity to  shape the role of both local and federal government when we go to the polls.  That is, assuming you go.  I hope you do because the only … Continue reading

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How Will I Know If The Best Man Wins?

“Ours is a problem in which deception has become organized and strong; where truth is poisoned at it’s source; one in which the skill of the shrewdest brains is devoted to misleading a bewildered people” Walter Lippmann 1889-1974 It’s a … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is

I  can’t believe it is that time again.  I mean, where did the time go?  Where did the warm summer days and cricket filled nights disappear to.  Of course we knew it was coming.  It always does, just like clockwork.  … Continue reading

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And Justice For All

Southern Border Published in Human Events Magazine July 2, 2014 Tens of thousands of immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico border into Texas are in the process of being released into communities throughout the nation rather than being indefinitely detained … Continue reading

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Problem Solved

You know, it seems like the two biggest problems facing the United States today are the lagging economy, and immigration.  So I got to thinking, which, if history is any indicator, can be a dangerous thing.  Our government seems to … Continue reading

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