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Fists and Roses

So the 2-year-old comes trotting down the hall. He stops when he sees me and beams. Some sister has carefully arranged a beautiful circlet on his head just so, its flowers half buried in his curly hair, the ribbons hanging … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day!

As I've said before, this is one of my favoritest days of the year.  After all, as Oliver Wendell Holmes once said, "taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society."  I'm a big fan of civilization.  

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq:Timothy P. Davis, 28, of Aberdeen, Wash.; staff sergeant, Air Force. Davis died Friday near Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an … Continue reading

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Dear Senator Feinstein—You Suck

I just sent this to one of my two senators. The title prolly gives the plot away. But what a freakin' baby. I mean, I'd understand if she felt the need to object on principle. But it ain't that. Someone … Continue reading

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And My Next Decree…

So someone mentioned to me that this here piece from yesterday on what I’d do if I were president of this great nation of ours bears some resemblance to this piece from years back.  And they’re right. It does. Because I've … Continue reading

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UPDATE: To answer those of you who asked, no, I did not put this post up and yes I was quite surprised to find it it gracing The Left of the Dial. The Boy is apparently something of a computer … Continue reading

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Laws? We don’t need no stinkin’ laws! The Bush administration has created vast and permanent data bases to collect and store evidence revealing the private activities of millions of American citizens. When the FBI obtains information essentially in secret — … Continue reading

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