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rand-bishop's picture
Nov.08.2010
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ben-fuchs's picture
Oct.06.2010
Lemoore, Calif. -- The smell of cow shit permeates everything here: The depressed, über-symmetrical town center. The crumbling country highways. The frayed blankets of Room 39 at the Holiday Inn. The crusty rows of shriveled crops, leaves caked with a fetid amalgam of condensed smog, pesticides,...
mark-budman's picture
Sep.30.2010
A longtime Republican, I voted Sept. 14 in the New York state primary to defeat Carl Paladino on his way to becoming our next governor. Paladino is the loudest voice of the shrill cacophony of the tea party cries in my state. He's a local, male Sarah Palin. I don't have any problems with tea...
will-durst's picture
Aug.14.2010
There have been easier times to be a Democrat. Think way way back to the halcyon days of two years ago. Summer of '08. Basking like a lazy cat napping in a sun-drenched window box. Now, not so much. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi must be thinking someone on her team swallowed a bad news...
geri-spieler's picture
Aug.02.2010
  This is the first post on my new theme, "San Francisco Values are Good for our Nation." Frankly, I'm tired of people bashing San Francisco. Have you ever noticed that those who have negative things to say about our city are usually people who have never been to San Francisco or...
mary-wilkinson's picture
May.29.2010
This Saturday called for a trip into town. I used to go to town, religiously every Saturday and maybe once during the week but I don't anymore. Of late I tend to more reclusive activities, out of choice, and so an outing to town is a bigger deal than it used to be when the boys were young and we...
bob-mustin's picture
Mar.27.2010
  The recent and protracted dust-up over health care has been both amusing and frightening. The Dems finally realized they could make hay of their time in power, and the Repubs acted downright confused, if not schizophrenic. Then there was the Tea Party crowd, who weren't quite sure what they...
will-durst's picture
Mar.26.2010
Otto Van Bismarck said, "Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made." Sausages? We would have loved to have seen some sausages. We would have killed for sausages. As any Wisconsin boy can tell you, sausages cooked indirectly over mesquite coals until crispy blistered...
clinton-fein's picture
Mar.23.2010
They fought until the bitter end. Opponents of health reform spent the first year of the Obama administration fighting tooth and nail to derail him and kill it, demonizing everyone and everything in their path. It inspired the birth of the Tea Party activists, a group of angry and confused...
edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.19.2010
Nuns and Bishops at odds - A leadership crisis with human life in the balance - who wins?. Image Credit: Oil painting signed by Stephson - Edmund Jenks (2010) Catholic Nuns and Bishops differ on Obamacare Today, it was reported that an association - Catholic Health Association...