Jingo Killah

I am not a pacifist. I am Jingo Killah.

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Thrown off center, need to weigh anchor

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

My reticence in writing is mostly because I’ve been knocked off center. It’s obviously not because there’s nothing to write about in politics; there’s a ton. So much of what is going on, though, just feels like trolling. I believe enough in myself to want to transcend this cycle’s hack pejorative terms and bland leading […]

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Limbaugh is a troll

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I always get drawn to this kind of nonsense. I really want to expand on this old post of mine somehow, express it in a digestible mainstream kinda way. It discussed how politics is a game played in the middle, with the poles exerting force but not ultimately controlling discourse. I’ve been thinking about this […]

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Mommy, where do conservatives come from?

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Link to a discussion over at Ta-Nehisi Coates, about an essay entitled “Conservatism Is Dead.”   Essentially a link to a link, yes, but good discussion to be had at TNC.  Especially my comment, of course.  The essay in discussion describes the history of a conservative ideology that is oppositional by nature.  Tis worth the […]

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TNC is my hero

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

According to the Huffington Post’s Complete Guide to Blogging, I should be posting more often, and making my posts briefer, and linking to things when I have nothing to say.  Yes, I should.  I love the essay form – I want to feel like I’m saying something substantial.  But a heavy meal is not always […]

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rites of conscience

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Another ‘midnight regluation’ from Bush – the granting of “Rights of Conscience” to medical workers allowing personal beliefs to preside over established procedure. Wow. Thanks to Chris Weignant for the reference. This story may blow up, may not. It captured my imagination right away, and I hope that this will play on Maddow, but with […]

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Dangle Blago

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

It’s funny how you can wake up here, on Earth, not knowing a person, and go to bed despising that person.  Blajegovich, welcome to your 15 minutes of infamy. It’s a foregone conclusion that he’s guilty.  There’s not too much to say about the heinous statements caught on tape.  For me, it’s treasonous.  I’m not […]

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How dare you speak the obvious

Friday, December 5th, 2008

My favorite Shakespeare play is King Lear.  This is not just for its heartbreaking and very human story, but for its incredible relevance to political discourse today.  Now.  And every day since 1963.  Short form:  King Dad is retiring, and seeks assurance that he is loved by his family – three daughters, Regan, Goneril, and […]

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Assume the Assumption

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

I have to admit, I have a thin skin.  I occasionally get a little exposure to the septicemia over on the right wing, and it gets right under there, quickly forming a blister that can only be excised by writing about it.  This is especially true when the assumptions made by right-wing pundits are about […]

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The Post-Electum

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

It’s hard to not start this post with “I’m overjoyed with the election of Barack Obama”, but you may have already gotten your fill of pundits now forced to state the obvious, endlessly.  Americans are all thrilled and excited, to be certain. But what about all the emotionally exhausted people?  Please, let me give a […]

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Losing it just a little

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Surfing, surfing, surfing… I came across a McCain quote from a rally yesterday, on MSNBC: “Sen. Obama is more interested in controlling who gets your piece of the pie than he is in growing the pie,” McCain told a crowd of several thousand.” YOU DON’T GROW PIE!!!!!!!! I yelled this at my computer. Yes, it […]

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