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UGA professor: Violence at Trump rallies shows dangers of ‘good guys’ with guns on campus — Get Schooled

With students and faculty waiting to see if Gov. Nathan Deal will veto the legalization of guns on public college campuses, University of Georgia professor Peter Smagorinsky explains why campus carry is a bad idea. He raises an issue brought … Continue reading

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Bully for you, Governor Christie!!!

Chris Christie was my favorite Republican  – he seemed genuinely interested in bipartisanship; and to be so popular in a traditionally Democrat state had to be a good thing, right?  Sure, I was troubled by his typically Republican bashing of … Continue reading

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Fixing It for the Rest of Us

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for our country.  The partial shutdown of our government has been at various times annoying, frustrating, tiring and anger inducing.  I believe most Congressional Republicans know they are fighting a loosing battle but … Continue reading

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When Politicians have Temper Tantrums….

Congress reached a new low this week, with the Tea Party Republicans stubbornly shutting down the government over the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare to the uninitiated.  Only 10% of Americans have a favorable impression of congress right now; and … Continue reading

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Way to Go, IRS!

Excellent job justifying the fears of the federal government-phobic right-wing!  Big Brother really is watching you……or at least targeting your favorite Tea Party groups’ 501(c)4 status.  Thank you for making it harder for me and other progressives to advocate for a … Continue reading

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For Crying Out Loud, Nancy Pelosi!

I was sorting laundry this morning when I heard Nancy Pelosi’s voice in the background, immediately followed by the nasal drone of Chris Wallace referring to her “liberal Hollywood friends”.  Oh, I thought – there goes FOX News, being “fair … Continue reading

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This Woman’s Choice

I just don’t understand women who are planning to vote for former Governor Romney because they think his business skills give him an edge over President Obama as far as job creation and the economy are concerned. It’s one thing … Continue reading

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An Open Note to Congressional Republicans

So, the Republicans are mad.  They did not get their way yesterday.  Their slam-dunk repeal of the Affordable Care Act did not happen.  Rumor has it that Chief Justice Roberts changed his mind late in the game.  I like to … Continue reading

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David Walker: Advocating Sanity and Common Sense In Washington DC

I heard David Walker interviewed on the May 4 edition of  Washington Journal on CSPAN.  I love this guy.  He’s a sane voice in the chaos and insanity that passes for government in 2012.  It’s the second time I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Citizens VS Corporations

Whoa.  For once, I actually agree with Republicans on a matter of social policy.  And the earth didn’t move. I’m willing to stipulate that the contraception flap isn’t really about restricting access to contraception; even though that is clearly the … Continue reading

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