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Thanks for the Progress, Democrats. (Now, get the hell out.)

 Thanks for the Progress, Democrats.  (Now, get the hell out.)   There has been a lot of ribbing of yours truly for my dearth of posts to the website. I wish I was able to do more to defend myself from said ribbing, but the facts are the facts: I haven’t written nearly as much […]


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Same-Sex Marriage: The Conservative Struggle Isn’t What You Think…

    A thought occurred to me as I listened, recently, to a gentleman speak about his opposition to marriage equality.  There was nothing unique or novel about his arguments; I had heard them all before.  He spoke of the devaluation of the institution of marriage, the harm to children raised in same sex homes, […]

Iowa: A State of Poor Mental Health

Iowa: A State of Poor Mental Health   The Register had an article this week decrying the lack of mental health services in Iowa in general, and Des Moines in particular.  Mercy has decided to shutter its outpatient clinics for adult mental health, leaving 8000 patients without a provider.  Some of Mercy’s providers have retired, some went elsewhere, and some started […]

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Obama: Give Me Liberty or….Give Me Space

Give me Liberty, or Give me Space…   In 2012, President Obama was caught in a live mic gaffe with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev stating, “On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this, this can be solved – but it’s important for him to give me space.”  At the time, Obama was under pressure at […]

We ARE Cliven Bundy

  We ARE Cliven Bundy.  And his Ranch.  “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”   There’s a reason the Founding Fathers put the 2nd Amendment in the US Constitution.  And that reason can be summed […]

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Where is the Reasonable Debate in America?

Where is the reasonable debate in America?  I cannot find any reasonable debate on cable or national TV. Anywhere. For the last week, I have watched more TV than I ever have in my life. I’m close to 30 hours in the last five days. I don’t see any form of meaningful, reasonable debate. I […]

From Crimea with Love: How the Right Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Putin

From Crimea with Love: How the Right Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Putin   On Friday, March 21, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin completed the job he started on February 28 when he signed orders to formally annex Crimea. Just today, news agencies are reporting that Russian troops have begun storming Ukrainian military […]