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Back to the…1950s?!?

A recent poll revealed that “half of all Americans want to take the country back to the 1950s.”  Hmmmm…do many Americans really want to return to the way things were in the 50s? Imagine we were somehow transported back to … Continue reading

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Rx for Disaster

On Halloween, there are always some people looking to scare you. But in our seemingly never-ending election season, politicians have been trying to scare us for months about zombies who are going to kill the economy. Who are these economic … Continue reading

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Keep the Change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin “So how’s that hopey, changey thing workin’ out for ya?” – Sarah Palin It’s hard to … Continue reading


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Start Making Sense

There’s a new etiquette issue these days that Ann Landers never had to address: what do you do when a friend or relative forwards some wacky right wing spam? Wacky right wing spam seems to be a growing phenomena. Such … Continue reading

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Got to Get Back to the Garden

We are stardust, we are golden, We are billion year old carbon, And we got to get ourselves back to the garden. –  “Woodstock” by Joni Mitchell We all have paradigms by which we understand the world around us. The … Continue reading

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Cargo Cult Science

Many conservatives these days appear to view science in ideological terms. When science conflicts with their own beliefs, they feel it’s totally appropriate to disregard the science and stick with their beliefs. When it comes to science, it appears these … Continue reading

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The Word from the Street

As I noted in my last post, times are hard these days for the mainstream media. But it’s not all a matter of digital change, greedy owners and shrinking balance sheets. There’s also the fact that many in the MSM … Continue reading

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What’s The Big Idea?

Watching the way politicians are struggling to deal with the current economic mess, it’s hard to avoid facing an unpleasant fact. While Republicans continue to base their arguments on discredited Big Ideas like “free market individualism,” Democrats still lack alternative … Continue reading

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