Monthly Archives: July 2011

Political Ideologues

It seems to me… In the current budget deficit debate, the Republican Party is attempting to portray President Obama as a “socialist”.  While some people might consider “socialism” to be a bad word, our country has had socialistic programs from … Continue reading

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National Debt Increase

It seems to me… First of all, let me say that I believe BOTH political parties are equally at fault for our current financial problems and national deficit. When Bush became President, our nation was running a budget surplus.  He … Continue reading

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Where Is The Anger?

It seems to me… Conservatives are, in general, much more pugnacious than liberals.  Liberals are too willing to assume the best intent in others and ignore their obvious ulterior motives.  The extreme rightwing dominated media – Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, … Continue reading

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Selling The Big Lie

It seems to me… “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it…” ~ Joseph Goebbels, German Minister of Propaganda, 1933-1945 Talk about a distortion of facts…  Attempting to shift blame … Continue reading

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Denying Political Reality

It seems to me… Several years ago, a popular bumper sticker recommended ‘Subvert the Dominant Paradigm‘. This probably is worthwhile advice for anyone elected to a political office. I frequently have lambasted politicians of all stripes for their refusal to … Continue reading

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Space – The Lost Frontier

It seems to me… Space: The final frontier.  These are the voyages of the Starship, Enterprise.  Its 5 year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has … Continue reading

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Environmental Change

It seems to me… When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.  ~ John Muir The world’s natural resources are limited and being depleting at an ever increasing rate.  … Continue reading

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