Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Under The 2013 Christmas Tree

Christmas is the traditional day for Americans to exchange gifts.  Its roots and true meaning are in Christianity.  I realize several of the people on my list are not Christians, but that doesn’t matter.  This annual article is somewhat of … Continue reading

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Really, Rand?

Occasionally something you see just jumps out and grabs you.  My first reaction is often; this must be a spoof.  Like when I saw the picture of North Carolina Republican George Holding sleeping in the Speaker’s chair while presiding over … Continue reading

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Literally Attack The Messenger

“Don’t shoot the messenger” or some derivation thereof is an expression most Americans are familiar with.  However, that is a strategy often employed, especially in politics, when you can’t dispute the factual content of the person delivering the message – … Continue reading

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Ed’s Back – Really

In mid-March when it was abruptly announced that Ed Schultz was leaving his 8pm weeknights timeslot for a weekend gig many feared that MSNBC was effectively putting him out to pasture.  This weekend our fears were confirmed.  What was originally … Continue reading

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All In

Very rarely do I use this column to be a television critic, but this is one of those rare occasions.  Monday night was the debut of All In With Chris Hayes on MSNBC.  The thing that surprised me the most … Continue reading

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Sexual Nullification

In 1870 the United States ratified the 15th Amendment to the Constitution which granted the right to vote to former male slaves.  (Women, regardless of race or former status of servitude, did not get the right to vote until the … Continue reading

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Under The 2012 Christmas Tree

Today is Christmas, a traditional day for exchanging gifts.  Here are some gifts for a few leading progressives:

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Least We Forget

Today is the anniversary of one of the darkest days in American military history.  It is the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  America’s greatest generation, (thanks Dad), rose from those ashes and defeated the mightiest foe it … Continue reading

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SPECIAL NOTICE -New Book Review

I have just added Drift by Rachel Maddow.  Please look for it in the Book Review section and click on the link to read the brief review.

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Heed The Doctor’s Words

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/rachel-maddow-the-gop-war-on-birth-control/2012/02/10/gIQAbZ734Q_story.html?hpid=z3  That is the link to an op-ed Rachel Maddow wrote in the Washington Post on February 10, 2012.  I often glean information from both the Washington Post and Dr. Maddow that becomes part of my postings.  I seldom review … Continue reading

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