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Way to go Utah[/golf clap]
It is now legal in Utah to execute prisoners by firing squad. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/governor-signs-law-making-utah-state-firing-squad-29853808 Probably won't get back to drawing ...
Shadowmuffin 03/23/2015 9 2 - -
Time to turn to local politics
It's rather a fool's errand to try and predict the future in politics, and even more foolish to count on your predictions coming true. Nevertheless... On the national level, the next two years are ...
Shadowmuffin 12/10/2014 4 5 1 -
Rollin' Coal
I saw this article by way of Wonkette. Apparently there is a thing where guys buy trucks and tune them badly for the purpose of making huge clouds of soot come out of their exhaust pipes, the ...
Shadowmuffin 06/27/2014 10 8 - -
Welfare? What welfare?
One of my guilty liberal secrets is that I've never really been able to dismiss the right wing talking point that welfare breeds dependence. I know that no one aspires to be on welfare and that it ...
Shadowmuffin 06/09/2014 9 25 1 -
My Democratic Journey
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/22/1249661/-The-Diary-Wherein-I-Humbly-Propose-What-I-Feel-We-All-Need-Right-Now Having read this diary, I wanted to fulfill the request and talk about why I'm ...
Shadowmuffin 10/25/2013 4 4 - -
I wonder if it would be possible...
...for the Democrats to find some moderate Republican representative (is that even a thing) and make a deal where they agree to all vote for him for speaker of the house in exchange for opening ...
Shadowmuffin 10/08/2013 6 - - -
Yawning past Hypocrisy
One of the common features of political debates is frequent accusations of hypocrisy. "You didn't care when your guys did something similar," the accusation goes. Here's the thing: I don't care. ...
Shadowmuffin 10/01/2013 2 - - -
All of a sudden, profiling is bad
I thought the conservative line was that profiling was just common sense. Sure you pull over Hispanic drivers and demand their papers; they might be "illegals." Sure you search people of middle ...
Shadowmuffin 05/15/2013 5 6 - -
There's always hope
Seven years ago we adopted my son from Korea. It was love at first sight. I still remember the times right after we got him, and how my wife and I would take turns sleeping with him on a mattress ...
Shadowmuffin 02/21/2013 6 33 2 -
My 2 cents on gun control
I want to start by saying that I fully support the banning of assault-style weapons and especially high capacity magazines. This just seems like common sense. But I don't think this gets at the ...
Shadowmuffin 02/01/2013 4 4 - -
The coming debt limit thingy
So it seems the Republicans are looking forward to another debt ceiling crisis. Their plan looks to be that they are going to threaten defaulting on America's loans and destroying the world's ...
Shadowmuffin 12/21/2012 2 - - -
I want to thank the people of WA-01
...for voting down the odious John "I don't see how it helps anyone to not force women to bear their rapist's baby" Koster. The last poll I saw had DelBene up by a couple of points, but she took a ...
Shadowmuffin 11/07/2012 4 7 - -
Romney's tax cuts: why bother?
There's one question I haven't heard any media person ask about Romney's tax cut plan that seems really fundamental: what is the goal there? According to Romney the rich won't actually pay less ...
Shadowmuffin 10/12/2012 6 3 - -
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