Category Archives: Republican Outrage

The Anger of the Easily Excitable

They say opposites attract, and thus, in spite of all the anger from her fans, that Rowling woman was right to end the Harry Potter books the way she did. Harry Potter was never supposed to marry Hermione Grainger. Hermione … Continue reading

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Representing No One in Particular

This should have been an unsatisfying Thanksgiving. Awful weather doesn’t help, and for almost everyone, the economy still stinks – an undercurrent of vague worry, or barely-suppressed panic, doesn’t help matters, nor does all the fussing and fighting in Washington, … Continue reading

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Mounting Opposition

Monday is when everyone gets back to work, so it was a bit unfair that the new breakthrough agreement on pausing Iran’s nuclear weapon program, if that’s what they’re up to, was announced in the early hours on a Sunday … Continue reading

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Considering Norquist’s Bathtub

It’s not like no one noticed. After the recent sixteen-day government shutdown, when we also came close to choosing to refuse to let the administrative branch pay the bills that the legislative branch had rung up over all the years, … Continue reading

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The Keeper of the Pleasant Normal in America

There’s terror in the air and the local traffic is a mess too. The two are related. At 3:30 this afternoon, Air Force One touched down at LAX – President Obama was here to appear on Jay Leno’s show, which … Continue reading

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