Monthly Archives: March 2010

Thank you Nancy, with a nod to Scott Brown

Think back to January 20, when we thought healthcare reform was dead because Scott Brown got elected. In retrospect, I think it galvanized the Democrats, especially Obama and Nancy Pelosi. The President deserved Joe Biden’s encomium, though it was embarrassingly … Continue reading

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Addicted to Body Pump

Okay, you have to take out a few elements here to see why I’m addicted to Body Pump, like the way-too-motivated, too-loud-yelling instructor; and her toned legs and short shorts; and whatever platform she’s standing on in front of some … Continue reading

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This is what change looks like

Senior policy advisers I spoke with for my book told me how Obama would come into meetings and tell them that instead of thinking about tomorrow’s poll numbers or headlines, they should think about what sort of a country they … Continue reading

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This is it

First things first: If Nancy Pelosi read my blog, she would have known that Friday was plain old St. Joseph’s Day, not St. Joseph the Worker’s Day, and she wouldn’t have given some opinion writer on Catholic Online the chance … Continue reading

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Liz and the Vernal Equinox

My friend Liz is the most organized and resourceful person I know: so organized she uses Roadfood.com not only to plan each day of vacation, but to figure out where to go in the first place; so resourceful she harvests … Continue reading

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Symbiosis

“We are a Christian nation founded on Christian principles,” according to the Texas Board of Education, and their textbooks are going to make sure everyone knows it. Priests have been seen outside Nancy Pelosi’s office, and are said to be … Continue reading

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Taking a health break

Today Intrade says there’s a 75% chance healthcare reform will become law by June 30. Way up from yesterday. The crocuses are up and little red leaf buds dot the sky and I’m just going to pretend that all’s right … Continue reading

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