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Archive for December, 2008

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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Was watching It’s a Wonderful Life with my Dad the other night. Yunno, I don’t think I’ve seen the whole thing all the way thru, ever. It comes on, and I watch some of it, or I watch it to the end. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the opening credits. It’s ironic, even though […]

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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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