Category Archives: Opinion

Happy Thanksgiving

I can’t say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday as it seems to be centered around food and food isn’t a driving force in my life, but nevertheless, I will spend hours making yeast bread and candied yams to take … Continue reading

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Rape in America

In the United States, 1.3 women are raped every minute. That results in 78 rapes each hour, 1872 rapes each day, 56160 rapes each month and 683,280 rapes each year. 1 out of every 3 American women will be sexually … Continue reading

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But for the grace of God

Walking down the street, my 84 year old uncle happened to glimpse at a store window and in that window he saw the reflection of a thin, rather fragile stooped over elderly gentleman.  He thought to himself, “there but for … Continue reading

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You know what makes me crazy?

Fear is insidious, it grabs hold and holds on for dear life and it not only makes us irrational, it also makes us just plain stupid.  Using fear to control the masses isn’t just a conservative thing, although we saw … Continue reading

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Guest author Skyagunsta: In a variation of the Elephant fears the Mouse story, Pat Buchanan’s White Maleness fears Sonia Sotomayor’s Latin Femaleness

An opinion piece by guest author Skyagunsta In a variation of the Elephant fears the Mouse story, Pat Buchanan’s White Maleness fears Sonia Sotomayor’s Latin Femaleness By SKYAGUNSTA This morning, I listened to Pat Buchanan on National Television rant about … Continue reading

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G. Gordon Liddy On Sotomayor: ‘Let’s Hope That The Key Conferences Aren’t When She’s Menstruating’

My first reaction was “oh no he didn’t” but yes, unfortunately Liddy did say this. The up side is his sexism isn’t veiled and open for defense, it’s right out there front and center.  Is it seriously his contention that … Continue reading

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Sonia Sotomayor – an opinion piece by guest author Skyagunsta

Sonia Sotomayor By: Skyagunsta Sonia Sotomayor has been selected by Barack Obama as his nominee to be parsed, hacked, and hashed over by a Senate Confirmation Panel and by a full Senate Confirmation vote if she gets through the hurdles … Continue reading

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The Nemenhah Band and the Daniel Hauser controversy

Where does religious freedom end and medical neglect take over?  Apparently a Minnesota judge believes Colleen Hauser has crossed that line. Daniel Hauser is 13 years old and suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  In the past Daniel had responded positively to … Continue reading

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The Wanda Sykes debate

There is a big controversy  over the fact that Wanda Sykes called Rush Limbaugh the 20th Sept. 11 hijacker who missed his flight because of his Oxycontin addiction.  I’ve heard a number of talking heads complaining about her comments being … Continue reading

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The “new” face of the Republican Party?

Michael Steele is promising a drastic makeover of the Republican Party’s image — and he really means it! “We want to convey that the modern-day GOP looks like the conservative party that stands on principles,” Steele told the Washington Times. … Continue reading

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