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A Livening Up

Some people have said that the Democratic convention is a little boring and safe. I know one solution — bring in the Obamas’ pastor of 20 years, reprising his greatest hits (and adding some new ones). One of my “favorites” (about 9/11): “The chickens comin’ home . . . to roost!” (followed by little fluttering bird-like motions).

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Elections

Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.” Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He ... Read More
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McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More