Category Archives: #Barrycades

Memorial Day Flashback

This post was originally published on 5/27/13. Since then we have had the Barrycades and VA scandals. Today is the day we honor those who died in the service of our nation. Most of them were just kids who died … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Matter What the GOP Says or Does, the Media Will Not Play Fair

(Courtesy of Legal Insurrection) There are some post-mortems being written about the recently-ended clusterfuck in Washington DC known by the misnomer of “the shutdown”. The conventional wisdom is that it was a political and public relations disaster for the Republicans … Continue reading

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Late Night Drunk-Bloggin’ Open Thread

I don’t actually have time to blog, what with working some 60+ hours a week between a full-time+overtime rent-a-human gig (at a major insurance company no less…Irony, your name must be Lola!) and my way-underpaid adjunct faculty gig. But what … Continue reading

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Do You Know This Asshole?

Do you recognize the asshole holding the Confederate flag in the picture above? I am trying to find out who he is. I have combed thru hundreds of pictures from yesterday’s Million Vet March and this asshole shows up in … Continue reading

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Million Vet March – Tearing Down The Barrycades

According to the media this is a protest against the shutdown.

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It’s D-Day!

Today is the day of the Million Vet March on Washington. Sarah Palin promised to attend. I hope it’s a huge success. Today is one of those times I wish I didn’t live in California. This is an open thread.

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Government Shut Down? Hell they shut ME down as well.

Ah- life in Yellowstone! Back to work after injuring my back and being on Social Security Disability since 2009. WONDERFUL! Yellowstone is one of my favorite places in the world. Fresh air, mountains, flowers, wildlife. Hikes in the woods. Tramping … Continue reading

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