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Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 22 2012

Headline Muse, 1/22

As republicans lengthen their fight We see democrats smile with delight It’s a full, headlong chase To win over their base So they’re sprinting their way to the right Headline: Romney, Gingrich Appeals To GOP Right Raise General-Election Hurdles Currently, the race to the right has already been marked by a crowd booing the Golden …

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Jan 22 2012

I Wanna Marry Newt Gingrich (II)

Intro: I’ve been watching the news from Carolina Where the Newt’s at the head of the pack And there’s little or nothing that’s finer Than to see Mr. Gingrich surge back Now you know that I have to be hopin’ It’s a triumph he’s willing to share With his mind and his marriage both open …

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Jan 21 2012

The South Carolina Vote

In just a few hours, we’ll know the results, When the last person casts a vote; Between four white guys from three different cults, And not lots of thought there to note. The strangest of bedfellows, politics makes, When they’re racing, all hell bent for leather Who cares what religion, they’re all of them snakes …

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Jan 21 2012

The Evangelical Spectrum

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“Evangelicals cover a spectrum,” he said, “We’re a red state, yes, but not equally red— We might seem the same to some blue-blooded fool, But we’re not all maroons, as a cardinal rule.” So I looked a bit closer, as you will, I trust, And saw coral and crimson and ruby and rust, Amaranth, auburn, …

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Jan 20 2012

Despicable Newt

“To take an ex-wife and make it two days before the primary a significant question in a presidential campaign is as close to despicable as anything I can imagine,” Gingrich told King, the moderator of the debate.” Newt, being cute, had a point of dispute: “Your question is close to despicable!” Please note that this …

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Jan 20 2012

My Old Kentucky Budget

Hark, hark! Kentucky’s ark; The Governor’s writing his budget Cuts for schools, but not for fools If the voters allow him to fudge it! The story. Related post: Major Motion Picture Event (a day at the Noah’s Ark Amusement Park)

Jan 20 2012

For Your Viewing Pleasure…

Small Town Democracy in action. Here is a collection of youtube videos of the Cranston, RI school board meeting, discussing the possible appeal regarding the banner case. To whet your appetite (watch it and love it): Cuttlecap tip to Caution Church Ahead

Jan 20 2012

Etta James–At Last

This version is a bit melancholy. Appropriate for today. How fortunate we are that she sang in an age of audio and video recording.

Jan 20 2012

Evil Little Thing

Once upon a time, there was An evil little thing, Who faced the slings and arrows that She knew her acts would bring. The folks in her community Are treating her like dirt— You want to stand with Jessica? It’s time to buy a shirt. An “Evil Little Thing” shirt, that is–proceeds go to Jessica …

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Jan 19 2012

This Is What It Looks Like

This is what it looks like When a mob of believers act out on their fevers And act in the place of the law This is what it looks like When a person’s attacked for beliefs that are lacked And when public emotions are raw This is religion in government. This is religion by force …

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