Archive for January, 2010

The True Lesson of the Brown Win: the voters want a KISS

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E=MC2: Energy equals Mass times the Speed of Light squared; the mathematical equation at the heart of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. One of the most complex mathematical theorems ever devised, reduced to an equation so simple that even Sarah Palin’s probably heard of it. And it is BECAUSE it is so simple that it’s lauded […]

 
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January 25, 2010
Posted in: Election, Healthcare, Money, Politics

Might Coakley’s Loss Become a Democratic Victory?

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January 20th. A Democratic win with the inauguration of President Obama, and one year later, the loss of a key Democratic seat in the Senate. Arguably, two victories for frustrated Democrats. Liberals like myself have been frustrated by President Obama’s inexplicable need to court Conservatives to pass health care reform with 60 votes in the […]

 
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January 20, 2010
Posted in: Election, Healthcare, Politics

When did “Republican” become this nations fall-back position?

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It’s 2010, an “election year”, and as the Sunday News Shows were “eager” to point out, “two prominent Democratic Senators are retiring, Chris Dodd (CT) and Byron Dorgan (ND)”. Suddenly, the Democrats “Super-Majority” is in question. Really? As DNC Chairman Tim Kaine pointed out on several shows Sunday morning, while two Democratic Senators are retiring, […]

 
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January 11, 2010
Posted in: Election, Politics

Stating the Obvious: Terrorist Activity Has Risen in Sync with Troop Increases in Afghanistan

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Sometimes, someone just needs to point out the obvious: As the number of troops in Afghanistan has gone up, so has terrorism. The past two weeks, we’ve seen a marked increase in the amount of terrorist activity focused on the U.S.. There was of course the Underwear bomber on Christmas Day on a plane from […]

 
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January 4, 2010
Posted in: Politics, Seems Obvious to Me, War