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john-braun's picture
Jun.29.2009
People of NJ: Over the next few months, Governor Jon Corzine will throw insane amounts of money into his re-election campaign. Sheep like Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen will stump for him. Joe Biden will show up in state, though he may not actually know where he is. Barack Obama will tell you what...
john-braun's picture
Jun.26.2009
Wait, did something happen to Michael Jackson? Of course, I'm kidding. I know he's going on tour. What? Something ELSE happened? Really?? I hadn't heard. Well, this makes for a great distraction from Pelosi rushing through a vote on the 1200 page cap and tax program that Congress had a whole 24...
john-braun's picture
Jun.09.2009
I guess Time magazine takes its cue from the White House. I just received this week's copy in the mail. On their Milestones page, there is about a half page dedicated to Dr. George Tiller, the abortion doctor. Amount of space dedicated to Pvt. William Long, the army recruiter murdered by a Muslim...
john-braun's picture
May.15.2009
Pop Quiz: What crazy, right-wing extremist made the following comments/decisions in the last 48 hours? 1. - Our current deficit spending is unsustainable and will result in skyrocketing interest rates for consumers. That we are mortgaging our children's futures. 2. - That military tribunals at...
brian-mckee's picture
May.03.2009
I think one of the biggest problems with the federal government is its total overhead. It costs so much time and money to run the government that it accomplishes a whole lot less than it should. I heard on NPR a few weeks ago that one of the ways Congress likes to encourage changes of behavior in...
sam-barry's picture
Apr.13.2009
On April 1 (the date was a complete coincidence) I reported here that I had received an email from the human resources department of the company I work for saying “Your baby has been added to Aetna. Let us know if you have any trouble viewing him on their website.” Since I hadn't (to my knowledge)...
sam-barry's picture
Apr.01.2009
This morning I received an email from the human resources department of the company I work for saying “Your baby has been added to Aetna. Let me know if you have any trouble viewing him on their website.” It was a surprise to hear that I had a new baby, sixteen years after my last one. Back then...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Mar.30.2009
Saturday was beautiful, warm, well 12C and sunny. I spent a lot of the day outside, repotting plants and cleaning up the garden. I moved all my plants out onto the deck yet one more time. There was even pale pink hothouse rhubarb in the market - spring was here.I made two desserts, a pavlova with...
aberjhani's picture
Mar.21.2009
Between the Waning Moons of 2008 and the Rising Suns of 2009  With or without a political mandate to add to their impact, changes big and small are ongoing features of what we call our human condition. The selection of President-Elect Barack Obama as the United States of America's next chief...
edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.11.2009
Barack Obama administration - This map of Barack Obama administration relationships is interactive. Ctrl-Click to activate (new window), once at the mapsite, click on names to explore and expand. (Requires Java.) - Image Credit: muckety.com Executive Branch Incompetence Crisis - Obama, Delivering...