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She’s Back

She was the talk of the nation, and then she disappeared. How did that happen? No, not Paris Hilton – who has done nothing even remotely outrageous or even very interesting in the last few years – we’re talking about … Continue reading

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Yawn

At least the Republicans are interesting – outrageous, but interesting. After the latest debate – where Newt Gingrich was oddly subdued and methodically torn apart by Mitt Romney’s surprisingly focused ridicule of him – he did fire back: Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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The Republican Puzzle

Sometimes it seems as if the Republicans are just trying to puzzle the rest of America – those of us who aren’t Republicans. Of course they would be quick to tell you those few among us who somehow and quite … Continue reading

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Even More Interesting

It seems it was a weekend for deciding things. The guys from Baltimore won’t be going to the Super Bowl – and neither will the guys from San Francisco. They lost their Sunday games. And in two weeks it will … Continue reading

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The Amazing Newt

It seems that newts are slimy little things: A newt is an aquatic amphibian of the family Salamandridae, although not all aquatic salamanders are considered newts. Newts are classified in the subfamily Pleurodelinae of the family Salamandridae, and are found … Continue reading

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Always Hoping for the Best

When Samuel Johnson spoke, in scorn, of the triumph of hope over experience, he had something quite specific in mind – he was speaking of men who chose to marry for a second time. They should know better. Such things … Continue reading

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Saturday Night in Iowa

Okay, the Republicans had another debate, again on the night of the full moon. Republicans shouldn’t debate on the night of the full moon. The reasons are obvious. But they do persist in this. But really, no dogs howled, and … Continue reading

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