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An Open Letter

February 4, 2019

An open letter to former Vice-President Joe Biden (Also Senator Bernie Sanders, and pretty much every other straight, white, cisgender male over the age of 60.) Greetings; Please do not run for US President in […]

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When PluraIity Just Won’t Do

April 26, 2016

Some thoughts on elections- applicable to both major US parties. Some elections (all Federal ones and most State level, as far as I know) go to whoever has a plurality- that is, the highest number […]

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Real Balance in the Budget

February 17, 2011

TO: Members of Congress and The President of the United States As the fight over the federal budget starts to heat up, it is important that decisions about what programs should be funded and what […]

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The (US) Mid-Terms

November 3, 2010

Many Republicans are saying they won simply because the electorate rejected everything that Obama stands for. Plenty of progressives peg the problem as weak-kneed Democrats caved to neo-cons. Other Democrats will say it was an […]

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The Details Of My Unemployment

February 25, 2010

In between my job search and enrolling in college classes (now that I can enroll and not lose UI benefits) I occasionally post at various blogs and web-sites. Ignoring for the moment the insulting Neanderthal […]

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The Day After…

January 20, 2010

The people of Massachusetts are so upset at the lack of progress from the “progressive” party they’ve elected a teabagger to the US Senate. Obama has three choices: 1. withdraw into a ‘lame duck’ victim […]