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Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 30 2012

Headline Muse, 6/30

As conservative anger is showing And the polls say intensity’s growing As the throng sing their song: “It was wrong all along!” What’s it mean? I have no way of knowing. Headline: Conservative anger growing over Obamacare decision

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Jun 30 2012

Convenience Sampling

My personal proposal is the policy we need (I asked my friends and family, and every one agreed) I need a larger sample? Well, there’s nothing wrong with that— Again, complete agreement with my views. (I asked my cat.)

Jun 29 2012

Headline Muse, 6/29

Though Republicans don’t lack for zeal There’s a world that is often called “real” Where their much-despised “laws” Are not there “just because”— There is no simple path to repeal Headline: For Opponents of Health Care Law, No Easy Path to Repeal

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Jun 29 2012

New FFRF Ad

With “cultural Catholic” and wonderful human being, Julia Sweeney. After the jump, for those with feeds: You want fun? Comments about Sweeney’s video here, on newsbusters.

Jun 29 2012

Wow!

The signal came—we don’t know how— But come it did, and we said… “Wow!” A signal came—how? We don’t know But maybe… it’s a UFO…

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Jun 28 2012

Headline Muse, 6/28

Though I feel like a bit of a leech With true honor just out of my reach Screw my own pallid pallor I’ll snatch stolen valor… Which the SCOTUS now says is free speech! Headline: Supreme Court rejects ‘Stolen Valor’ law, says lying about military honors isn’t a crime The Supreme Court on Thursday struck …

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Jun 28 2012

Spotting Privilege In The Wild

My conscious mind just boggles When confronted with their view It’s as if they’re wearing goggles Only letting in one hue— They can see the world around them And they think that all is fine Where a rainbow might astound them, They just see a curving line. You can talk about the beauty Of a …

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Jun 27 2012

Headline Muse, 6/27

A jury in Texas has found That a shooter is now prison-bound Forty years, said the judge, Cos the man wouldn’t budge— You can’t always, it seems, stand your ground. Headline: US man given 40 years in ‘stand your ground’ murder case

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Jun 27 2012

Dressing Conservatively

How did I get on this mailing list?

A conservative t-shirt, I’d always been told Would be simple, and muted in color–not bold. It wouldn’t have pictures, or writing or such, Or at most just a bit on the pocket–not much. Conservative dress meant a suit and a tie, In the cold of December or heat of July; Your shoes were well-shined and …

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Jun 27 2012

“The General Population Of East London *Is* Excluded” (guest poem by Embertine)

From commenter Embertine, the story of a cock-up of Olympic proportions. Perspective is everything; from across the pond, I have not been privy to what has been happening in London for the games. Embertine has, and expresses it beautifully:

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