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rob-loughran's picture
Nov.28.2012
A REPUBLICAN FABLE           “Mother,” said fourth-grade Johnny, “may I please have five-dollars to buy some candy?”           “What happened to the five-dollar allowance I give you every Friday night?”...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.19.2012
  Photo: Todd Akin's official 109th Congress photo, from his Wikipedia page.     [This entry is the second half of the most recent one, below, posted a few days ago.]   So, a few things:   According to his Wikipedia page, Akin graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.12.2012
Photo: Todd Akin's official 109th Congress photo, from his Wikipedia page.   And so this begins a long series of blog entries chronicling the recent election.  There's a lot I want to go over here, including, in no order, why Obama won, why Romney didn't, the election results, the nine...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.01.2012
    Photo: Jackson asleep on the couch.  A colleague said he looked "angelic" in this picture.  True dat.  What can you say when your dog is more photogenic than you are?   Been away for awhile again, this time because my dog's been very ill, to the extent that I...