Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Are We Not Better Than This?

I don’t write very often about current news events, including politics, mainly because I find that statement about them, like religion, tend to divide more than they tend to unite. I can find other things that are more worthy of nice debate than what’s going on at the center of governments, news, or church. That said, I’m saddened to […]


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It’s All Biased

It’s about time that a person connected with established media got on the “all media is biased” bandwagon and suggest that we just all “move on”. I don’t know why it’s taken this long for someone to just state what all of the readers and watchers have always known: It’s impossible for anyone remain netural […]


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Juan Got NPR’ed

I used to be a regular listener and occasional financial contributor to NPR via my local affiliate station NHPR. Over a 10 year period I was a pretty regular listener to “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” during my daily commute. Sometime in that 10 year period it became obvious to me that there was a significant liberal slant to their […]


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Evidently We’re No Different

I recall several years ago when there was a large uproar in the Muslim community over some caricature cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. At the time I just shook my head and though how over-sensitive and reactionary the protesters were. As Americans we wouldn’t have that sort of reaction over a silly cartoon. Fast forward […]


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And so it goes…

Many times in other places the transfer of power is accompanied by a coup typically with many deaths and a frightened populace. I’ve never experienced that type of transition and hopefully never will. I think we here in the US often loose sight of just how lucky we are to live in a country where, […]


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Proud Day

One of my favorite days in the political calender is the first Monday in October, the day the Supreme Court opens a new term. Outside of that, the first Tuesday following the first Monday runs a close second – Election day. Americans’ get to peacefully (I didn’t say non-contentiously) elect people to represent them. This […]


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We’ll See…

Today’s the day our government is voting on the massive bail out of financial institutions. I don’t believe that it’ll work because it doesn’t address the underlying accouting and legslavive issues that caused the probem in the first place. While perusing the blogs today I ran across this video. While it doesn’t explain everything about […]


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Political Notes

I’m not much on expressing my political views in public, but this year’s process has interested me. I’m keeping track of news, blog, etc.. entries that interest me in a Google notebook.


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