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The Most Pathetic Democracy Kabuki Theater EVER!...and the left falls for it agian.

If anyone ever thought, or has begun to think that we have a functioning two party democracy at work, please take a look at the "kumbayaahh" baloney going on for the State of the Union Speech where the opposing??? parties are gonna sit together, hold hands, give hugs and smile fawningly during the speech.


Baby Doc and Martin Luther Sign

The Haitian community in Miami as well as in Haiti have been dealt a double-whammy with the unexplained return of Baby Doc to Haiti. A spokeswoman for the Miami community said this arrangement could not have taken place without cooperation between French and United States officials. Haitians in Haiti expect that Baby Doc must face justice for his reign of terror now that he has returned.

WI Governor Scott Walker finally nods in Agreement but in response to series of Woofs and Grunts.

Meanwhile, with gum in mouth, a seemingly oblivious overly coiffed Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleafisch paused filing her nails just long enough to look up and say, “SKAAAAHTT !, SKAAAAHTT !, “Ask ‘em how much money we get SKAAHT!”

Is Greed a Cognitive Disorder?

As a photographer, I have been much acquainted with those suffering from eating disorders like anorexia. Such conditions are very sad, and especially difficult to treat because they are based on incorrect self-perceptions stemming from that age-old human chestnut: "if a littl

Sarah Palin, the Centre of the Political Universe and the Tragedy in Arizona. How is she even pertinent to intelligent discussion of the issues?

Golden Globes Frivolous Idolatry

Golden Globes, Golden Calves, Golden Cows, the exciting, glittering world of Beverly Hills must remind us that it is not so bad that millions have lost their homes lately to floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, fires, and foreclosure, as the idols pose for each glamour shot on their way to the banquet table, an open bar, and hopefully a prize. I won't be watching.

We can forget about the recent assassination attempt on U.S. soil, escalating wars, the suffering of those without jobs, to admire the gowns of, well, I couldn't really tell you who this year's stars are.

Where Was Homeland Security?

Since 2001, the FBI website, every kind of law enforcement website, and the spin-off, Homeland Security, have encouraged sincere citizen reporting of potentially violent or harmful persons. This came to mean not only perceived foreign foes, but kids at school, like Columbine and VA Tech, or everyday guys like T. McVeigh.

It is very easy to anonymously make reports online. It is easy to call police. It is easy to send an anonymous warning to authorities on a slip of paper.

In Joe Biden's words

from a speech to the Iraqi soldiers, "I just think -- you know, we talk about you all being, and you are, the greatest warrior class that the world has ever created. This is not only the best run, but this is the most powerful, significant military force in the history of mankind."

I had never heard of the military being described as a class!??

It seems Mr. Biden is quite enamored with, " the most powerful, significant military force in the history of mankind." He just left out the adjective, "destructive."

WHERE IS THE IRS?! Stop the Chamber of Commerce's and Karl Rove's "Crossroads" abuse of the Tax Code !

or is this tax avoidance scam too important to the democratic party ?

Where is the IRS?

A Gift That Was Not Theirs To Give

I received this email and thought it quite worthy of a pass around. Please help the “People For the American Way” to help undo what the Republican Supreme Court Has Done To Our Nation's Freedom. If we just sit back and do nothing we will eventually not have a 2 party system, there will only be ONE! A SYSTEM OF CORPORATE RULE!

Do the Libertarians have any single imortant point they're sure of, and which has been tested?

Something like "social security has helped people not starve," like "Glass-Steagall Act prevented much fraud and abuse," :cutting taxes raises revunues over more than a very short period," etc.

The field is wide open -- but Libertarians, what is your SINGLE best argument?

Anything at all?

Uncanny resemblance?

Uncanny resemblance?

The Sleeping Giant is in a Coma!

While steaming away from Pearl Harbor into the Pacific an aide to Adm. Hirohito turns to the admiral, who was gazing, deep in thought, out the port window, The aide states, "We have won a great victory". Adm. Hirohito turns to his aide with a somber look on his face and says, "I fear all that we have done was awoken a sleeping giant"! (or something close to that). I assume the sleeping giant he refered to was the American people?

Weird how this David Gergen piece appeared in Jan. 9's Sunday Parade, predicting Obama's Jan. 12 memorial address?

This piece appeared in the PARADE supplements to Sunday newspapers on Jan. 9. It's like Gergen was already laying the groundwork for Obama's reconciliation memorial address on Wednesday Jan. 12, in which Obama was the Big Dad scolding ALL his kids for not being polite to one another (even though the only ones not being polite are the Rightists).

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