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Marriagedness

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Marriagedness · Law, Politics, Religion

Marriage, like love, is an abstract concept. You cannot point to something and say “that’s a marriage” any more than you can point to something and say “that’s love.” You can describe aspects of the concept, or give long lists of examples, but there is no tangible, physical object that is “marriagedness.” Because it’s an […]

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One good thing from Florida

January 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on One good thing from Florida · Politics

From Slate, a keen observation about Giuliani’s cratering in Florida: Rudy Giuliani finished a distant third in the state where he staked his entire campaign… (T)he message from Florida was that the more he met voters, the less they liked him. The more he campaigned, the more he went down in the polls. I’m glad […]

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Excuses

March 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Excuses · Politics

Perhaps Alberto Gonzales is a fan of my blog: Under criticism from lawmakers of both parties for the dismissals of federal prosecutors, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales insisted Tuesday that he would not resign but said, “I acknowledge that mistakes were made here.” Nothing says “weasel” like using the passive voice. My tagline was inspired […]

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Hail to the Thief

February 2nd, 2005 · Comments Off on Hail to the Thief · Politics

Excuse me if I am a little skeptical of George W. “there’s a crisis in Iraq” Bush current crusade about the “crisis with Social Security.” Seeing that W. has no problem running up a huge national debt, I’m a bit wary of his views on national financial planning. It’s like getting your retirement investing advice […]

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Let that eagle soar far, far away.

November 10th, 2004 · Comments Off on Let that eagle soar far, far away. · Politics

John Ashcroft has stepped down as Attorney General of the United States because, as he states in his resignation letter “the objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terror has been achieved.” Apparently, Bush will not be needing to appoint a new Attorney General, because Ashcroft simply finished the job. Nicely done. […]

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