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Writer, Podcaster, Comedian
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Truth, open minds, doing what's right, intelligence

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The Religious Liability

Originally published at ihopeyourehappy.com



Religion was very interesting in this election cycle, and it gets more interesting every campaign year. Obama had Reverend Wright, McCain had ultra-conservatives that were intolerant bastards. Mitt Romney had the unquantifiable Mormon thing. All of this was an issue because their religion wasn’t acceptable to a voter demographic. The candidate wasn’t one of “them”, whoever the “them” happened to be.… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2009 at 9:55pm

Fairness Doctrine

Originally posted at ihopeyourehappy.com



The fairness doctrine is on the minds of Democrats in Washington, and it is time to give my fair and objective criticism of the idea. In a nutshell, the fairness doctrine is a law that says that media outlets must cover several opinions of an issue in more or less equal amounts of airtime, column inches, or foul-mouthed bitching sessions. That’s basically it. There is a similar idea called the equal… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

More Link-O-Rama

Stephen Fry on language. Hes very right, but Im still going to point out incorrect usage of apostrophe's ('sic).



More data on financial meltdown. 21 million jobs created during Clinton's presidency, 3 million during Bush's. If you would like to help create some jobs, consider donating a few dollars to… Continue

Posted on January 10, 2009 at 9:00pm

The World in a couple seconds

McCain and Feingold go after earmarks



McCain is back to himself I think, and that is actually a good thing. He and Russ Feingold are trying to block earmarks. Had this sensical bi-partisan McCain actually showed up to the campaign, we would have had a contest.The bill would allow earmarks in bills to be challenged and require 60 votes to have them put into law. Seems reasonable and responsible. I often see earmarks as a way to buy votes. Think about the bailout, it didn’t pass on the… Continue

Posted on January 10, 2009 at 9:00pm

Sarah Palin Continues to Talk about Stuff

In CNN today, Sarah Palin criticized the media of taking statements out of context to “create adversarial situations” and “erroneous and often outrageous leads on a variety of non-issues.”



She continued in the statement, “As a public official, I expect criticism and I expect to be held accountable for how I govern. But the personal, salacious nature of recent reporting, … Continue

Posted on January 9, 2009 at 10:13pm — 5 Comments

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