Tag Archives: Presidential politics

From November 4, 2008 to November 6, 2012….

River going to take me, sing sweet and sleepy, Sing me sweet and sleepy all the way back home. It’s a far gone lullaby, sung many years ago. Mama, mama many worlds I’ve come since I first left home. Goin’ … Continue reading

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Evidentiary Maps of ‘Democalypse 2012’

I have been looking at a lot of maps lately. I mean, I love maps, so that is not that strange, but as I keep hearing people throw around incredible accusations about who is to blame for the state of … Continue reading

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An open letter to my President (ps: he’s a total boss)

Politics is a tricky business. Sad but true to say, especially since it should be neither tricky OR business, but there you have it. In spite of this, it is the cross we must bear in order to self-govern, though … Continue reading

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Bob Herbert gets it. I wish the GOP did.

Today one of my students was telling me that he got stumped by one of his university interview questions over the weekend. Considering the student as well as the outcome, I am going to have to say “stumped” is a … Continue reading

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Politics are so jive. That’s the way, uh-huh uh-huh we like it, uh-huh uh-huh.

Last night at dinner I was reminded of the most recent controversy swirling around the Obama White House… You know, how Rahm Emanuel has a foul mouth. Oh wow. How amazing. This old news is in the news because Sarah … Continue reading

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Hei Mong means Hope.

We reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Our Founding Fathers, faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter expanded by … Continue reading

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