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Re-booting Our Election: What Will You Do?

So, today is Election Day—midterm elections, to be exact. Fortunately, here in DC, we haven’t been subject to a non-stop barrage of campaign ads this time ‘round, but if you have–my sympathies. 614 more words

Why All Your Chads Should Hang to the Same Side

By Jeff Rutherford

Remember the election of 2000, with Florida’s famous “hanging chads”?  I know a guy at work named Chad who’s had the nickname “Hanging Chad” ever since.  956 more words

Politics

Teachers, Take a Quick Survey and Help Brevity

THOSE OF YOU WHO TEACH WRITING:

Brevity is wealthy with readers (between our magazine and blog, we attract close to 30,000 monthly visitors) but still cash poor, meaning we can’t pay our editors a nickel and can’t expand from three annual issues to four or six. 117 more words

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Wanna Roll the Dice on Fate...Karma...or Dumb Luck?

Oh…Nila.

Where is that damn genie in the bottle when when you need her (Yes, I prefer Barbara Eden to Robin Williams…thank you for very much). 151 more words

Elections

Vice-President Biden is on record as saying that Al Gore was elected President of the United States of America. This is based upon, I guess, the idea that the election results in Florida should have gone to Al Gore but were prevented from doing so by fraud on the part of the Republicans. 857 more words

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Should Florida Voters Be Allowed To Vote?

     I ask that question with tongue firmly planted in cheek, but I’ll tell you what folks, you could present a hell of a case for not allowing voter participation down here in Gods waiting room.   275 more words

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