Monthly Archives: December 2010

Twenty-Ten for a song, Part 2

          The last entry to this blog was a tribute in song to 2010. Well, words that could be put to music. Specifically to the song “My Favorite Things” —– which has a kind of easy rhythm to it that … Continue reading

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Twenty-Ten for a song, Part 2

         The last entry to this blog was a tribute in song to 2010. Well, words that you could put to music. Specifically to the song “My Favorite Things” —- which has a kind of easy rhythm to it that … Continue reading

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Twenty-Ten for a song

         So long 2010. Well, in about a week. It’s been good to know ya. You were better than 2009. More interesting, to say the least. Like most good-enough years, you deserve a song. And you’re going to get one. … Continue reading

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Naughty or nice

     When Santa makes his list and checks it twice to find out who’s naughty or nice, he won’t be able to avoid the true fact that in the 21st century, the mainstream media —- which influences public opinion —- … Continue reading

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Senator Buzz Kill

     Now that “don’t ask, don’t tell” has been repealed, the opposition to gays serving openly in the military say it will make defenders of our freedoms weaker. The commander-in-grief about DADT being repealed is Sen. John McCain, former war … Continue reading

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King abdicates throne

        “Eskimo Pie, Alaska. Hello!” Larry King signed off for keeps on his CNN TV talk show Thursday. The career this guy had. In radio. In print with a column is USA Today. And that interview show on TV —- … Continue reading

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The compromise

     President Obama got what he wanted with his compromise with Republicans on tax cuts. The Senate overwhemingly said A-OK. Now it goes to the House, where progressives say they will fight to change some of the provisions —- like … Continue reading

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Time of the season

      The end of each year brings honors and nominees for awards that won’t be announced until early next year. Time magazine will announce its Person of the Year on Wednesday. Early “favorites” include the WikiLeaks freak, Lady GaGa, the Tea Party … Continue reading

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The Grim Weeper

     Incoming Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio was on “60 Minutes” last night crying like a baby. His wife said she was proud of him and the waterworks went all Niagara Falls on the viewer. OK, so … Continue reading

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Least Googled

        According to Google, the most asked question on the World Wide Web in 2010 was how to tie a tie. At first blush, you might think this is just another example of DOA (Dumbing-down Of America) —- but not … Continue reading

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