Daily Archives: January 2, 2012

The calm before the storm

Four years ago I was uncharacteristically optimistic. Eight years of Bush/Cheney lawbreaking were coming to an end. The only question was which Democrat would be the next occupant of the Oval office. I felt like there was no way we … Continue reading

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I’m warning you now

One of the bad things about living in a small town is your doctor’s nurse goes to church with your sister so when the doctor says change your ways or die your mom knows about it before you get home. … Continue reading

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Purity Trolls and Other Scourges

Glenn Greenwald: Then there’s the inability and/or refusal to recognize that a political discussion might exist independent of the Red v. Blue Cage Match. Thus, any critique of the President’s exercise of vast power (an adversarial check on which our … Continue reading

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