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Obama Lacks Class…Consciousness

October 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Obama, Politics, The Big Top

The burlesque that is the Democratic Party is in full view when one follows the manner in which Democrats are reforming healthcare. It’s a combination barn dance and song-and-dance. On the one hand, Democrats have to dance to their master’s tune- that is, corporate donors. That tune is invariably inimical to the interests of the [...]

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Perverts Are Not Peepers, Erin Andrews

October 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Opinion, The Big Top

Erin Andrews, as you’ll recall, is the bodaciously fine ESPN personality who was stalked, surreptitiously filmed while nude in a hotel room, and mortified when this footage was splashed all over the net by the stalker/film maker. News coverage has focused on Ms. Andrews’ perspective as a woman who was “peeped” and her desire to [...]

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Healthcare Reform Hell

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics, The Big Top

Healthcare has been a central issue for Democrats since the Truman Administration. While the Republican Party can deliver tax abatement for the wealthy, deregulation for business, liberal gun ownership rights for citizens over the last thirty years, all issues central in importance to Republicans, the Democratic Party just can’t deliver healthcare to its party faithful, [...]

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It’s Just My Job Five Days a Week

October 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Life, The Big Top

There is a part in “Catcher In the Rye” where Holden is talking to one of his peers and in the midst of their conversation the kid asks Holden, “Are you Catholic.” This question depresses Holden because he sees the question for what it really is: class profiling. This happens to everyone in life and [...]

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