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At least Congressman admits he was wrong
Normally, my only position on politicians is they’re all nuts. But a recent grandstanding move by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) really enraged me. One of the 144 House Republicans who voted against ending the shutdown has now admitted his Oct. … Continue reading
Forgive and forget? Not on your life
The 16-day federal government shutdown has ended. Can I hear an amen? I won’t thank lawmakers for finally coming to their senses, especially that idiot congressman who told a park ranger she should be ashamed for keeping people out of … Continue reading
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Have we reached the tipping point?
It’s a big week in Washington. Either the federal government resolves its shutdown and among other things memorials open or we default on our loans and head back into the recession. Sure seems like an easy decision to make. Fall … Continue reading
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The world’s longest chess board
I wonder if Abe Lincoln is weeping somewhere over the sight of gates in front of his memorial? Does Thomas Jefferson hate the restriction of freedom surrounding his memorial? Does Martin Luther King, Jr. still think “Free at last” when … Continue reading
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Shuttering the monuments – disgraceful
I normally don’t write about politics. They are thousands of others who specialize in hate mongering. But I’m mad as Hell and I’m not going to take it anymore. Aside being angry over people who like me losing money (most … Continue reading
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