The All American Shootout

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]New rule for Lone Gunmen Terrorists: they are not allowed to wear bulletproof vests. It’s just not sporting. The Good Samaritans deserve a fair shot. And yes, “Good Samaritan” is the expression used to describe the neighbor who got his gun and went after the Texas Terrorist. Anti-gun-control people …

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Civic virtues, 1

Civic virtue 1: know the opposition. Know their positions, know what motivates them, know what is underneath the lies (because yes all politicians lie), know what gets under their skin, and above all, never underestimate them. When I can stand it, I visit FoxNews online, as well the NY Observer, and now, on a friend’s …

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Cowards and liars

It is kind of a relief after all these years feeling ashamed at how cowardly and spineless the Dems were, to find out that part of that cowardly outward appearance was in fact that mainstream Dems supported right wing economic policies. It hadn’t occurred to me. And what passed for the spine of the Republicans …

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Milo, you incredibly ignorant slut…

Thank you, Chevy Chase! We miss you, Jane Curtin! Where are you, Lorraine Newman? We could use one of your polls about now… It was a relief to see Milo Yiannopoulos on Bill Maher this week. He was pretty pathetic. Transparently needy. Yes, a twit, as Bill Maher said, but a lot less than that, …

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Quality counts

As in governance, so in food: quality counts and will out. I am clarifying butter at the moment. I do that regularly. It is cheaper than buying clarified butter, and I can control the end result. I like the clarified butter to be ever so slightly caramelized. All butters are not created equal. On the …

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Science is not about belief

Science is not a matter of belief, and must not be judged in that realm, nor expressed in terms that belong to religion.