Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

Hogg’s Media Matters boycott dangerous for democracy

April 8, 2018
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Conservative firebrand and Fox News’ Ingraham Angle host Laura Ingraham spent last week on vacation.  A vacation that as she signed off last Friday said was planned, but to many outside observers (myself included) seemed more a result of a boycott campaign started by Parkland High School student turned gun control activist David Hogg. It…

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Friday Follies, Sunday Edition

March 25, 2018
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A few years back I did a column I dubbed Friday Follies.  A short list of the worst of the worst of the piles of bovine excrement thrown at we, the unsuspecting (and undeserving) public, during any given week. Trying to come up with a single topic this week I found myself hip deep in…

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Want a better 2018? Buy the Democrats a mirror.

January 7, 2018
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Want a better 2018?  Buy the Democrats a mirror.

Last October I penned a column with the following observations: “America today, for all practical purposes, is two countries under one flag”, noted that “The next generation of Americans will either be governed by facts and the rule of law, or feelings and the emotion of the day;” and declared “Like it or not, the…

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America’s choice: Stand or Fall

October 1, 2017
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America’s choice:  Stand or Fall

You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything You’ve got to be your own man not a puppet on a string Never compromise what’s right and uphold your family name You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything….Aaron Tippin/Buddy Brock RCA Nashville 1991 What a week. What an absolutely,…

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Kaepernick v Tebow: A study in contrast

August 27, 2017
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Kaepernick v Tebow:  A study in contrast

Football put both through college. Both were standouts at their respective alma maters. One was twice named his conference’s Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player of his school’s 2008 Humanitarian Bowl appearance, the other the first college sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy. In 2010 one went in the first round of…

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Note to Dems: Reflect more, Resist less

August 6, 2017
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Note to Dems: Reflect more, Resist less

In December, 1776 General George Washington was facing the end of the Revolutionary War before it had barely begun.  After being chased out of New York, his army poorly provisioned, and enlistments expiring at the end of the year, Washington wondered if he would even have an army left to command.  He could have played…

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