Category Archives: Political Commentary

Thoughts about current events that may or may not be driving me crazier.

Hate is a Poison….

Recently I spent quite a bit of time in the company of people whom I love very much and I think that love is returned.¬† The fly in the ointment is that all of these people are ardent opponents of … Continue reading

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Wonder of wonders….

Last night at approximately 6:05 P.M. MDT I was ‘channel flippin’ with the remote. On MSNBC Keith Openmymouth was pontificating about all the wrongs of the current health care plan. Over on Fox, Bill NotLikely was doing EXACTLY THE SAME … Continue reading

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Cannons to the Left of Me, Cannons to the Right….

Dionne and Will. You would have a difficult time finding two commentators farther apart on the political spectrum than George Will and E. J. Dionne. Nevertheless, they have found common ground: disapproval of Barrack Obama. According to Mr. Will, President … Continue reading

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Whose “Past” Is It….?

Charles Krauthammer is a commentator I enjoy although I rarely agree with him politically. He seems honest and he has an understated dry sense of humor that appeals to me. Although I have given up hope on all the talking … Continue reading

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Not Likely….

Let us say that once upon a time in a not-so-perfect world anyone was allowed to say anything, absolutely¬†anything, on his mind, even if evidence suggested he didn’t have one, even if it wasn’t true. Let us push the fantasy … Continue reading

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La Plus Change….?

La plus change, la plus le meme chose. With apologies to the French instructors who struggled with me in high school and college for the spelling, this phrase is one I always loved to say because it sounded cool and … Continue reading

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And It Ends, and Begins….

An African-American as president? A person of mixed-race heritage as president? A liberal as president? I am almost, but not quite, speechless.¬† I am both proud and humbled by the result of the election. Historians, and talking heads, will discuss … Continue reading

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