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Obama, basketball, and healthcare reform

So I’m reading a British blog I like for its perspective on our weird country, and come across a basketball video with a headline I don’t understand: “clinton vs obama 2008.” It featured a basketball player named Clark Kellogg I’ve … Continue reading

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News of the week in review

Obama got healthcare reform and a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty agreement with Russia, both in the same week. That, in my opinion, is a really really big F$!#&*@!!!g Deal. And meanwhile Sarah Palin and John McCain are best friends … Continue reading

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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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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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