Monthly Archives: February 2010

Generational Sacrifice; Generational Failure

The American people may be awakening from their slumber and are confronting the real crisis that is our fiscal nightmare as evidenced by the Tea party movement and other such grass roots political stirrings not aligned directly with, and mainly opposed to, the establishment political institutions that have held the reins of power for over [...]

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Waiting for the apology

Much was made and probably will be made of golfer Tiger Woods public apology yesterday for cheating on his wife. I thought the part where he offered apologies to the parents who had held him up as a role model to their kids gave some indication of the depth that he acknowledges the impact [...]

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A Serious Proposal

Rep. Paul Ryan is in the news with what the President has referred to as “a serious proposal”.
For once we have a Congressman speaking out to fix the budget mess with something other than partisan cheap shots.
Its not perfect but it a great start. Of course already the chattering class is declaring it dead [...]

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Take me to a Nice Home

My master has to move far away and I can’t go with him.
My name is Lucy and I am a loyal and very loving companion who will be a source of much joy and happiness.
They tell me I am mixed-breed which just means no one ever bothered to write down a lot about my parents. [...]

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Missing the point

Echoing just about everything you read in the “mainstream” media these days regarding the “Tea Party” movement E.J. Dionne writes in the Washington Post about the “grass-roots rage” and finds in its heart all sorts of extremists views that are dangerous, ill-informed, and just plain scary.
I find it all amusing even as I worry, like [...]

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Who defends this?

In all the back and forth about who is responsible for the “unsustainable”, in the words of Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Federal deficits, much blame is assigned to the Bush Administration as well as the current occupant of the White House. While the fiscal irresponsibility of the Bush administration cannot [...]

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Not Really Helping

Much talk of late from Washington on the need to create jobs. Both the Democrats and Republicans seem to be heavily engaged in the battle to convince the country they “care” about the issue and are just that their proposals are just the ticket to make it happen.
That the issue only moved to the [...]

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