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|I Voted Today
I voted! I went down to the county office today and voted. It felt great! Here's what I did. I went in and requested an absentee ballot. In Maryland anyone can do this, for any reason. They asked ...
|some other george||09/25/2012||6||6||-||41|
|Today is National Loving Day. Celebrate love!
Today, June 12, is National Loving Day. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loving_Day On this day in 1967 the Supreme Court struck down all "anti-miscegenation" laws. The decision was Loving vs. Virginia ...
|some other george||06/12/2012||7||3||-||39|
|Gaffe? No way.
There's all this talk about Biden's "gaffe", loose lips from Blabbermouth Joe. Was it? No way. It was a thoroughly planned and brilliantly played operation, and worked perfectly to do what they ...
|some other george||05/13/2012||35||8||-||210|
|Move Your Money: how ANYONE can qualify for a Credit Union
Today is Move Your Money day, where the Occupy folks and lots of others are encouraging everyone to close your big-bank account and move your money to places like a credit union. I wanted to do ...
|some other george||11/05/2011||26||35||5||254|
|A viral email on the "troubled" Social Security system and my proposed response (what do you think?)
A friend who doesn't much follow politics forwarded this viral-style email to me and asked for my opinion. The email starts by talking about the "troubled" Social Security system, and proposes a ...
|some other george||07/27/2011||22||10||-||117|
|Dear Editor: (this is a good one)
Friend of mine wrote a letter to the editor and it's utterly delicious. I asked if I could spread it around and he said sure. Where better than here? Enjoy.
|some other george||04/30/2011||23||43||-||301|
Recently, in the comments section of Muskegon Critic's excellent diary ...
|some other george||04/22/2011||67||3||-||139|
|Saturn and perspective
Ever want to go to Saturn? There's a filmmaker in Greensboro NC who is making a travelogue. Not CGI or animation, but a moving image created from actual still photos of Saturn and its neighborhood. ...
|some other george||03/18/2011||8||5||1||93|
|All appropriate greetings of the season to you!
Dear Friend, Please accept with no obligation, expressed or implied, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral holiday ...
|some other george||12/25/2009||10||1||-||23|
|Wanna be a paid pundit? WaPo's "Be A Pundit" contest
Oh this is just too rich. The Washington Post is having a contest to find America's Next Great Pundit . Winner ...
|some other george||10/01/2009||17||3||1||15|
|Bush says President has the right to revoke pardons? OMG am I reading this right? UPDATED
According to a story I just saw on CNN.com Bush seems to be saying that the President has the right to review ...
|some other george||12/24/2008||420||275||4||62|
|Ding Dong the witch is NOT dead: remembering 1964
All indications are that we're heading for a crushing landslide victory a week from Tuesday. We're all looking forward to it, and rightfully so. It's been a long time, and victory is sweet. And yes,
|some other george||10/27/2008||36||17||1||17|
|$peculation on why Hillary i$ making a fool of her$elf
It's clear to us here that as soon as the math became obvious, Bill & Hill chose to start down the kitchen sink scorched-earth path. But why? Primary politics isn't enough to explain it. We've seen ...
|some other george||05/08/2008||78||7||-||15|
|Pardon Me: How to undo Bush's inevitable 1/19/09 pardons
When I read this diary which was on the Recommended list yesterday, it made me mad. I was once again reminded that around ...
|some other george||04/10/2008||99||11||1||52|
|NACD: Mispronouncing the millennium (oooh, with a POLL)
This is NACD: Not a Candidate Diary. But it's true that its roots are from listening to election coverage. Maybe too much election coverage but there you go. Anyway. Say the name of this year. ...
|some other george||01/21/2008||48||3||-||14|
|Best mortgate meltdown writeup I've ever seen, including consequences for the financiers
This article from today's San Francisco Chronicle is the best overview I've ever seen on the genesis and ...
|some other george||12/09/2007||48||30||7||1|
|IOKIYAR - Condi & baseball edition. (And hope in the air?)
Okay, I got me a rant on. Usually I try to look for the best, benefit of the doubt, and all like that, but this is ridiculous. Remember when ...
|some other george||04/02/2007||5||1||-||-|
|A Modest Proposal: The Losing Candidates Support Fund
A number of our candidates just barely missed the brass ring this time. People are saying to them, "hang in there, try again in 2008!" And sure, that would be great. We had so many folks this time ...
|some other george||11/20/2006||12||9||-||5|
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