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With Thanksgiving tomorrow, I have been wracking my fraying brain for something to really be thankful for in regards to our national politics. For example, there still seems a pulse in congressional negotiations over immigration reform, but not enough throbbing to feel a heartfelt thanks. 583 more words
Louise Slaughter, ever heard of her? The Member of Congress from New York who on the phone she sounds like she is still in her birth state of Kentucky, distant relative of Daniel Boone, and 84 years old, introduced a very simple resolution in the House, officially… 291 more words
The nuclear option has happened. It’s not the Cuban Missile Crisis, but the United States Senate.
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President Michael D. Higgins has caused some controversy (though this might be too strong a word) for his more outspoken comments on some issues. In a… 708 more words
It’s really luck to predict the future. It’s often ignorance to be unable to recall the past. One can be a pessimist or an optimist, but finding that balance can be like chasing and catching a bunch of chickens. 711 more words