Monthly Archives: November 2015

Unending Republiccan Hypocrisy

After the 2008 election of Barack Obama as President, Mitch McConnell said the primary task of the Republicans would be to make sure he wasn’t elected for  second term. And they truly did try every way they could — including … Continue reading

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A Painting to Experience, a Poem that Never Came To Be Her name was Sarah Barrett Moulton.  She was born in 1783, the daughter of a wealthy British landowner in Jamaica.  Sent back to England for her education, she lived … Continue reading

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How Heartless Can the Republicans Get???

I just saw a map showing the states which have rejected Medicaid under Obamacare. It is pretty much identical to the maps we saw last week of the states which say they will not accept Syrian refugees. And by some … Continue reading

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The Illogic of the NRA

A popular cliche among those who want minimal gun control is, “Guns don’t hurt people; only people hurt people.” Okay, let’s grant that for a moment. What might be the implications? One, we should protect ourselves by drastically increasing the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Yearning

On our local public radio station this morning, I heard a delightful thought which went something like this: For all that is past, thanks; for all to come, yes. I like that! There are two things to bear in mind … Continue reading

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Heartless Republicans Reject Human Compassion

Conservative Republicans sometimes seem genuinely puzzled that many of them think they are hard-hearted racists. We only think that because the conservatives keep opening their mouths and speaking nonsense. Think, for example, of recent comments about Syrian refugees by Republican … Continue reading

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Trump Is Unrealistic about Himself

Here’s what Trump says about himself in an interview with Barbara Walters: “I am a nice person, but I think the thing that will surprise people, I’ll be a unifier,” he said. “I think I’ll bring people together, and that … Continue reading

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