Monthly Archives: September 2010

Try It, You Just Might Like It

My granddaughter loves Marc Brown’s series of stories about Arthur the Aardvark and his family. One of her favorites is called “D.W. The Picky Eater” in which for most of the book Arthur’s little sister D.W. refuses to eat most … Continue reading

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And It’s About Time, Too

Let me set this up with a story: I was doing a gig in Chicago, and I was just putting my guitar away when this little short guy walks up to me. He says, “Arlo, I’d like to sing you … Continue reading

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What A Real Pledge To America Would Look Like

Well, the Republicans’ Pledge To America is out, and to almost no one’s surprise it looks a lot like what they’ve been doing for the last two years. I had a draft of a point-by-point analysis ready last night, but … Continue reading

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Infiltration And Subversion

In the late 50s and early 60s conservative Republicans were unhappy with the direction their party was headed. Dwight Eisenhower was a popular President, but he could hardly be called highly conservative. The platform of the 1956 Republican National Convention … Continue reading

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Sunday Silliness: Talk Like A Pirate Day

Avast, maties, belay yer everyday routine, ’tis Talk Like A Pirate Day! I had a big long post ready to go this morning, but chuck it, this only comes around once a year. I mean yarrrrrr. So here is my … Continue reading

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In Which I Give Republicans Advice

I doubt they’ll take it, and maybe it isn’t even good advice, but it’s free, so it’s worth what they paid for it. In the wake of her defeat by Joe Miller in Alaska’s GOP senatorial primary, Lisa Murkowski is … Continue reading

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Solidarity Forever

A lot has happened over the last couple of days, what with Christine O’Donnell kicking the legs out from under the Republican Party in Delaware and Carl Palladino getting the nod for the Republican side of the New York governor’s … Continue reading

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