Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mitt doesn’t know what public lands are for? Gawd, what lie next?

Interesting column (click) by Timothy Egan on Mitt  Romney and public lands. He says he doesn’t know what good they are and that they should be turned over to the private sector. Mitt doesn’t know what public lands are for? … Read More

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I did say Mitt peaked too soon, but this is ridiculous

In a previous blog post I speculated that Mitt Romney’s  campaign had peaked too soon. The goal, I said, is to peak on election day, timing your highest approval ratings to hit on the day they matter, before people can sit down … Read More

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Why not base jump the fiscal cliff?

No, seriously, let’s do it. It would suck, it would create havoc, it would destroy the nation’s fiscal stability for decades to come. Or maybe not. The coming sequesterization of federal funds, informally known as falling off the fiscal cliff … Read More

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Mid East mess goes way beyond Mitt’s idiocy

The kerfuffle over the Libyan mess continues, as shown here (click) in which Peggy Noonan, former Reagan speech writer, is one of the few sane ones. Did I just say that about Noonan? It’s come to that. The riots all … Read More

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The 9-11 nuts sprout again…

Cannot believe I am seeing, on Facebook, multiple links to conspiracy theories about the 9-11 attacks, mostly that government engineered them to get us involved in a war, or something. All sorts of idiotic doubts are cast about, yet again. … Read More

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