Monthly Archives: April 2014

Define Tyranny

The militia members and self-proclaimed “patriots” who have rallied to the side of Cliven Bundy have stated for years that they oppose government tyranny. In the case of Bundy, they claim they are merely defending him and other ranchers from … Continue reading

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Upcoming posts and new blog

Most of my future blog posts will likely be based on current events and whatever is going on in the world. I tend to react to events instead of anticipate them – then again, who beyond Nate Silver does any different? … Continue reading

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The Blunder Games

Yesterday, a friend and I were talking about the usual – politics, religion, sex, music from our childhood and adolescence. Pretty normal stuff. Somehow the topic came around to a silly video going around the internet of a llama hopping … Continue reading

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What’s the problem with Cliven Bundy?

What’s going on in Nevada? Why is cattle rancher Cliven Bundy threatening violence toward American law enforcement officials? Why he is fighting so hard over grazing fees? Cliven Bundy is a wealthy Nevada cattle rancher who has recently made national … Continue reading

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Repost – Facebook – April 3, 2014 – Money and Democracy

Reposted from Facebook Money and Democracy – April 3, 2014   Yesterday the Supreme Court came to a decision on the matter of McCutcheon v. FEC. The basic gist is that single political donors are no longer capped to a … Continue reading

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Repost – Facebook – January 29, 2014 – A response to the 2014 State of the Union

Reposted from Facebook A response to the 2014 State of the Union – January 29, 2014   I’m going to get political here, so for those who don’t like to see politics on their Facebook pages, I recommend stopping now. The … Continue reading

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Repost – Facebook – October 20, 2012 – A case for a new New Deal

Reposted from Facebook A case for a new New Deal – October 20, 2012   The federal budget deficit is a serious economic concern for Americans, and it represents a significant long-term impediment to economic growth and success. It has … Continue reading

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