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EJ Dione asks for someone to step up to save the Republican Party and the nation for each other. Jeb Bush. Because, um… Bush saves?

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“This is an interesting book. Elephantman. It’s about Human Animal Hybrids., You know, like George W Bush.” Er.  Funny that Bush-comment, but it’s 20 freaking 14 now.  Jeb is next in line. Also, does this mean Spiderman a comic book about Human Insect Hybrids?

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The Elusive State of Jefferson, Peter Laufer While the “Proclamation of Independence” was being posted around Jefferson and handed out at the armed roadblocks, something called the Northern Counties Anti-Jefferson Committee reacted with their own handbills and press releases, distributed anonymously in Yrkea fro

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Nikki Matson of the Natural Law Party received… 627 votes. More specifically, the Results Maria Carl REP 17987 Jonathan Tade Williams REP 16950 Pamela Pugh Smith DEM 22667 Casandra E. Ulbrich DEM 21336 Kimberly Moore LIB 1941 Gregory Scott Stempfle LIB 1201 John Adams UST 1654 Karen Adams UST 1275 Sherry A. Wells GRN

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Paul Krugman on the frivolous lawsuit over Obamacare being entertained by the Supreme Court. Facebook to take over Election Process. Time is disappearing from the Universe. Berlin Wall… 25 Years later. Was Guy Fawkes a fall guy?  “inside job”! Israeli Polygamous Cult Leader Gets 30 Years for Sex Spree The

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Part One:  Simpsons … The Critic Part Two:  Simpsons … The Family Guy Part Three:  Simspsons … Futurama The latter two came out a mere month apart, so I suppose next up is Bob Burger’s in two weeks. A decade ago, I saw a bemoaning somewhere on the Internet someone commenting on the sad shape [...]

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“This election is not only a repudiation of Obama, but also the Clintons, and what the people are seeing is there is no difference between the Clinton Democrats and the Obama Democrats.” So goes Rand Paul (paraphrasing here) upon the victory of Mitch McConnell in particular, and Republicans in general, posturing

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On the eve of a Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconell.  There’s much debate on what that means… one minority report shrugging “gridlock is gridlock whether the two houses in Congress are united or not”, the two sides of the equation in party terms musing about this tidbit and that tidbit. Or, gridlo

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Without suggesting the validity of the causes either way, the cause of labeling genetically modified foods has, roughly the same hurdle to cross as the cause against fluoridation — to convince the broad public of its mainstream validity as not some posturing from crunchy granola types — the added burden is that

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Monica Wehby shows us the the standard black and white image of the grainy, unflattering Jeff Merkley.  The voice snarls.  “Senator Jeff Merkley is a bad man.”  Fade to black.  Next shot.  Color, brightly lit.  Monica Wehby is walking down a hospital hallway, smiling and nodding with clipboard in hand at p

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As New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen accused former Sen. Scott Brown of “fear-mongering” on Ebola, Democrats strongly agreed, Republicans completely disagreed, and independent voters stayed neutral. Interesting question.  Scott Brown rode his pick-up truck into a Senate seat in Massachusetts, now trying to take

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Scottish Independence Bid failed. 1980.  Reagan versus Carter and Extraterrestrials. The Midterm Election problem for Democrats and Republicans. Bobby Jindal versus Ebola. Sarah Palin Brawling thingy… because it’s, like 2008 again, when we cared about Palin. Elizabeth Warren exploring a White House run? UNCR

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So.  Nikki Mattson. Apparently still running.  Board of Regents.  University of Michigan.  Under the Natural Law Party. One of six candidates. Since the stats page show interest, I’ll be sure to try to profile them all before November… or… somewhat.

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A lecture on video game culture was canceled at Utah State University this week after the school received threats of a mass shooting. Controversy that started online has now moved to the real world, reports CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan. “Women are often a damsel in distress or helpless in some way, or they

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By most accounts, the Democratic Party is going to get some kind of thumping the first Tuesday of November, and lose the Senate. … because, … erm… Ebola Sealed it. Which is why it is weird that some weird race popped out of nowhere in South Dakota.  All good and well, and it is clever [...]

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Moving through the Oregon Voters Pamphlet… The Constitution Party candidate for Governor, Alan Auer, make the point that… We are all created in the Creator’s image; therefore, the unalienable rights of the unborn is the first duty of civil government. Human life is sacred. Male and female created He them.

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   The cover should be funny, as it is clearly an allusion to … er… this…   The comic book series where Archie gang the gang face the Zombie Apocalypse, as headed by none other than Zombie Jughead. The first case of a comic book released by Archie Comics that would not pass the dictates [...]

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Happy Birthday to Dwight Eisenhower. 124 years young.

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Alexander and the Very Good No Bad Very Bad Day… … doesn’t seem like it would work expanded to 80 minutes.  I suppose they’ve fleshed out a trope of a family of “lucky” people for the no-luck Alexander to clash in, but… … my 3rd grade teacher read this book relentlessly to us

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“I saw Joseph Biden.” “Joseph Biden?” “Joseph Biden.” Apparently, he did.  Eating ice cream.  To, you know, have to choke back that type of “gaffe” where he accidentally says something truthful but inconvenient.  … Blah blah blah… Did you hear that one about Sau

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It’s always amusing to see foreign press on American elections.  Here’s what’s at stake for the midterms… Obama’s Legacy… the Alaskan Pipeline.  And… anything else matter? No.  It’s goddamned Canada.  Who cares if the tax code shifts here or there? I like the “Less t

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On the 50th anniversary of the “Free Speech Movement”, when Mario Savio jumped onto the car and… … hm… ignited Ronald Reagan’s bid for the California governorship by poo-pooing the “Filthy Speech Movement”. Ah, the contradictions of the 1960s.  It was either very political or

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In early first term dark musings about how the President would be “conveniently assassinated” if he stepped out of line… Security Breaches with right wing Security Detail stepping aside. Yeah, well.  The problem is I’m hard pressed to know what Obama is doing that’s terribly Kennedy-esque.

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Simpsons.  Family Guy.  Team Up. The Simpsons Jumps the Shark.  Again.  Then again, when a Fox cable network showed a marathon of all the Simpsons episodes with Memorial weekend, lists came out from different media sources of key episodes and when they were on.  The lists pretty well stop half way through the run. When

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  Wait. Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s leading Republican opponent says she shouldn’t have helped a Louisiana State University football fan drink upside-down from a beer keg at a recent tailgate party. Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said people shouldn’t applaud the widely circulated photo

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I was wondering what the “Don’t make the illegal trek northward” jingle that the government is promoting below the border would sound like.  Now I know. Launched by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as part of the multi-million dollar ”Dangers Awareness Campaign,” the agency arranged f

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Interesting argument being made for Kansas Democrats, who have dropped their nominee to back the Independent.  The Republicans say they need a replacement. Kobach argued Thursday that state law required Democrats to provide a new candidate. He gave them a week to come up with a replacement and suggested the ballots might b

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Trying to gauge the exciting Mississippi race pitting Thad Cochran — the surreal favorite of black Democrats — Travis Childers, trying to woo white Republicans… and the ghost of Chris McDaniels, who… is arguing some precedent that I can’t make heads or tails of to reopen his case. In a legal br

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What happened to the last Caliphate. Fascism in the Ukraine. Woodrow Wilson and Jesus Ben Carson on why Evolution is a myth. Teachout embarrasses Cuomo. Boston and Militarized Police. Worth posting just for the photo art. Clever Net Neutrality campaign. So… Mencken.    

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“What is the deal with –” Wait.  Is this an old Seinfeld monolouge?  Ah, observational stand up cliches.  Yay! “Lyndon Larouche?” No. “Cool Guy … or a Real Douche?” No one is going to say “Cool Guy”. I have a family member that’s part of his organization.

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