Pushing Buttons

Something funny happened today. I’m occasionally forwarded Right-Wing propaganda by some of my relatives. Usually it’s from someone who doesn’t believe all that crap, but knows that I like to know what’s being said. Well, today I got an e-mail which was trying to spin Joe Biden’s recent encounter with a Rightie reporter named Barbara… Continue reading Pushing Buttons

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Designated Right-Wing Operative of Morning Talk

Quote: “Look, if I sat here buck naked, people would probably see ‘McCain’ across my chest. That’s who my heart is for.” Quote: “I think it’s the liberal bias in the media that I’m the one who’s argumentative.” Quote: “Obviously, no one’s denied the right to marry, you could marry someone of the opposite sex.”… Continue reading Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Designated Right-Wing Operative of Morning Talk

Talk About Drinking Kool-Aid …

I received a message from a Palin supporter in response to a funny web page, Palin As President,  that someone else had mentioned in a mass e-mail. It was rather depressing, actually. It always amazes me that apparently intelligent people still base critical decisions upon nothing more than propaganda. Every point that this woman touched… Continue reading Talk About Drinking Kool-Aid …

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Voter Registration Card

I’m about to call it quits for the day. Looking forward to some productive job hunting tomorrow (that’s a direct hint for the Universe to get its proverbial boot off of my neck). We had a nice evening tonight with Victoria’s brothers, Bruce and Gary. Lots of nice conversation. It only got a little hairy… Continue reading Voter Registration Card

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Cranking My Marshall

I spent an hour or so today tinkering with my Amplitube 2 software and Cubase. Mostly, I’ve been experimenting with ways to get a killer distorted Strat sound. I haven’t liked what I’ve come up with so far. My Strat doesn’t seem to like to just be plugged into an amp. It insists on special… Continue reading Cranking My Marshall

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Sentimental Old Fool

Okay, so sue me. I’m a sentimental old fool. But I won’t apologize for it. Some things needs to be remembered, and some relationships, whether they’re with people or inanimate objects, have to be honored. Friday I set about repairing some things around the house. We had some Halloween figurines that needed to be repaired.… Continue reading Sentimental Old Fool

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Béisbol!

I’ve been scrounging around the news articles this morning, getting my daily political rants out of the way. We’ll be going over to Victoria’s brother’s house tonight for “a fish fry” and to watch the Rays game. Their brother, Gary, is down from Tennessee, along with Gary’s son-in-law, Jim. All of them are Republicans, so… Continue reading Béisbol!

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The Late Night Terrors and Dreams of a Sarah Palin Presidency

While few Republicans would welcome the critique, there is one fundamental aspect of the McCain-Palin presidential campaign that isn’t being talked about a lot in the media. Let’s face it. John McCain is an old man. Not only that, but he’s an old man with a history of heart problems, who has fought cancer as… Continue reading The Late Night Terrors and Dreams of a Sarah Palin Presidency

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Sarah Palin & The Third Wave: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

In the 1990’s, a woman named Mary Glazier used her Windwalkers International organization to help propel Alaska Independence Party candidate Walter J. Hickel into the Alaska governor’s office in an upset write-in campaign. For Glazier, it was simply a victory for God, part of a larger struggle in which members of a Christian theocratic movement… Continue reading Sarah Palin & The Third Wave: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Sarah Palin Series: The Increasingly Self-Destructive Tendencies of a Once Agile Mind

I freely admit that I’ve been paralyzed when it comes to talking about Sarah Palin. Some people might be surprised to hear that, since I’ve posted several rants about the Republican candidate. But others have asked why, with all of the incredible information that bubbles to the surface about Sarah Palin on almost a daily… Continue reading Sarah Palin Series: The Increasingly Self-Destructive Tendencies of a Once Agile Mind

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