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January 31, 2011

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PLEASE DISAGREE POLITELY What would Thomas Jefferson do? A reasonable and great man, he kept politics in its proper place. I firmly believe that the only reason the “pundits” are dominating the airways is that most people are content with someone else making up their minds for them. They listen to these out of control, […]

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January 24, 2011

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CONSTITUTION LOVERĀ  HYPOCRITES Don’t you find it ironic that the people who claim to love the U.S. Constitution more then anybody are so eager to drastically change it? The new Republican majority in the U.S. HouseĀ  of Representatives are playing to its tea party base by opening the proceedings with the reading of the Constitution. […]

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January 18, 2011

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STAMP OUT IGNORANCE WITH THESE FACTS On Tuesday, I received an e-mail with the subject line “unbelievable!” It sounded familiar, and so I opened it with some trepidation. Not to my surprise, it was similar to an e-mail I had received about a year ago, around this same time of the year. The content was […]

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January 13, 2011

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PREVENTING ANOTHER TUCSON We are missing the most important point by trying to affix blame for the terrible incident in Tucson. The left is trying to show that the right caused the problem by using heated rhetoric, and the right responds by saying that there is no proof of such a connection. Instead, we should […]

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January 5, 2011

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KEEPING PROMISE TO VOTERS As I closed the book on 2010, and made my New Year’s resolutions, I dared to imagine that maybe the economy was clawing its way back to health, and some sanity would take place in Washington D.C. It will be easier for me to keep my resolutions than for Congress to […]