Monthly Archives: July 2010


Since all of the would-be lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are on summer break, news shows have to look elsewhere for entertainment. Maybe that’s why on Tuesday cable news networks broke into their coverage of boring stuff we’re gettng tired of … Continue reading

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BFF (Baffled Founding Fathers)

Frank Capra’s classic 1939 movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” was pure populism and pure (but well-intended) fiction showing how democracy should work. The protagonist, naive Sen. Jefferson Smith, finally comes of age in the cynical profession in which he … Continue reading

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Back in the U.S. of A

Russian spies in America. What is this 1962? Are there missiles in Cuba again? OK, this Obama as another Jack Kennedy has gone a bit too far. Man, conservatives have got to be going wild. Oh boy, another round of … Continue reading

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