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Daily Archives: December 15, 2008

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Schaum De-Gays Its Penguin Polka

When I was a child, I took piano lessons using the Schaum books. Thirty years later, my son is taking piano lessons, also using the Schaum books. Some things have changed. Take the lyrics to “Penguin Polka,” for instance. Thirty years ago, the Penguin Polka

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Caroline Kennedy Wants to be a Senator

I’d love to be a U.S. Senator. I really would. I could not only vote on bills, but I could write them too. I’d be all over C-Span and would get to air my views each Sunday on the morning news shows. I think I

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Urge Your Senators to Support the OLC Reporting Act

Three of the top four leaders in the line of succession to the Presidency (including Obama himself) have come from the Senate, where they failed to support efforts to take away the power of the President to overrule federal law. Nancy Pelosi, as Speaker of the House is the fourth in the group in line now to take the Presidency, and she has a similar poor record of standing up for constitutional balance of powers.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!