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Elizabeth Holmes riveting blue eyes did not save her

Elizabeth Holmes has riveting blue eyes. I was afraid that those riveting blue eyes would allow her — along with various slick and disingenuous explanations — to escape justice. Luckily, that did not happen. Holmes was sentenced to 11 years … Continue reading

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Why was the Twitter Board so insistent that Musk by the company?

I have to admit, there is something I’ve been missing in this whole Twitter saga, and that is why the Twitter Board was so determined to force Musk to buy the company after he had second thoughts.  Is it just … Continue reading

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The Cruelty is the Point for Russia

While we’ve been focused on the midterms and Trump’s announcement of his next run for President, there have been both positive and worrying developments in the war in Ukraine. On the positive side, the Russians abandoned Kherson, one of the … Continue reading

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The least surprising surprise of all time (Trump is running for President)

Well, in what must be the least surprising surprise ever, Donald John Trump announced that he’s running again for re-election as President of the United States. Sheesh. Trump, who has the impulse control of a gnat, couldn’t wait until after … Continue reading

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I won’t have to shoot myself after all

Well, so far it has not been the predicted bloodbath at the midterms. It looks like Republicans will retake the House, but by pretty small numbers (not like the 63 they gained in President Obama’s first term). On the Senate … Continue reading

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Well, now the Midterms are upon us

Well, here they come. The midterms. I’ve been reading for months about how this is going to be a bloodbath in favor of the Republicans — and have asked repeatedly what we are rewarding the Republicans for? — and now, … Continue reading

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Brazil, like us, is split right down the middle.

It always makes me laugh when Republicans talk about “radical” Democrats or the “radical” left as if there were actually a radical left in the United States of America. Anyone who knows anything about political history knows that the United … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action is on the Chopping Block

Yesterday the Supreme Court heard arguments in the cases of Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College and a companion case against the University of North Carolina. It’s pretty clear that the Court — extending … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Nancy Pelosi have Secret Service protection?

One of the things I don’t understand is why Nancy Pelosi — the #3 in succession after the President and Vice President — doesn’t have secret service protection. Like, why does Ivanka Trump have secret service protection, but not Nancy … Continue reading

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What are we rewarding Republicans for in the midterms?

As we approach the midterms, the question arises, what are we rewarding the Republicans for? I mean, so far they have only done three things: And what is their solution to inflation? Tax cuts and “trickle down” economics. BTW, if … Continue reading

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