Monthly Archives: January 2011

The high ground

      By all accounts, President Obama struck all the right notes Wednesday night in Arizona at that memorial service for the victims of the Tucson shooting rampage. Not surprisingly, the same can not be said of Sarah Palin —- who … Continue reading

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The sad day

      The young year is already tarnished by a tragedy. Unfortunately, shooting rampages like the one in Tucson, Arizona, on Saturday are becoming old news. Arizona. The wild, wild West. Where it seems like everyone gets a free gun with … Continue reading

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Meet the Heatles

      Recently LeBron James referred to his team the Miami Heat as The Heatles.   He said the team, which is looking more dominant as the NBA season progresses, is like The Beatles.   The Heatles. Get it?   What are the similarities?   … Continue reading

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GOP week in review

     The Republicans have been in charge of the House of Representatives for three days now and every American who wants to work now has a job. Ya, and the Cubs are going to win the World Series this year. … Continue reading

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Speaking of the Speaker

       What’s this? The Republicans had a kumbaya moment. The 112 Congress got sworn in on Wednesday and the GOP looked like they were joining hands across the aisle and singing “I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect … Continue reading

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The Gardoon State

     “Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey. There’s a major blizzard ready to blanket your state and put everything at a stand-still. What are you going to do now?” “I’m going to Disney World!” Yes, Joisey Gov. Chris “Dumbo” Christie … Continue reading

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Predicting the predictable

          Ahh, the new year. When predictions are made. Predictions are always fun to read. So let’s have fun making some predicitons which, like resolutions, shouldn’t be taken seriously: 1. Annoying words and phrases that, unfortunately, will not be put … Continue reading

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2011 predictions

           Ahh, the new year. When predictions are made. Predictions are always fun to read. So let’s have fun making some predicitons which, like resolutions, shouldn’t be taken seriously: 1. Annoying words and phrases that, unfortunately, will not be put … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ progress

        A news item from a week or so ago went by without much fanfare. It was the 244th anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth. That was 244 years before outgoing Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell called America “a nation … Continue reading

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