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Do you miss George W. Bush?

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page:

How about it? Do you miss George W. Bush?

How Do You Root Out Thoughts via Global Policy?

There were a number of interesting ideas aired in the Democratic Presidential Debate last night (11/14/15), but to me the most interesting statement of the debate came from former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “We need to have a resolve that will bring the world together to root out the kind of radical […]

Where did the 2016 Presidential Candidates stand on Campaign Disclosure in the Senate?

For decades now, nearly all federal campaign finance reports have been filed electronically so we can find out as soon as possible who’s been getting funded by whom. I say “nearly all” because there’s a lone holdout: the U.S. Senate. The United States Senate allows its members to file campaign finance reports on paper, which […]

People Who Don’t Believe In God Outnumber Atheists More Than 2 To 1 In New York

Perhaps there are aspects of being “atheist” besides not believing in God that many New Yorkers don’t want to associate themselves with. […]

What are Your Election Day Stories for 2015?

This morning at 9 AM, I sauntered into my town office to vote. There was no line out the door. There were no candidates politicking right outside the acceptable boundary. There were hardly any cars in the parking lot. Some nice elderly volunteers were having pie but were happy to step away from their table […]

Question Questioning

What are you unwilling to question?

What Makes A Modern Cat Different From A Medieval Cat?

I came across the issue of Modern Cat magazine shown below in a bookstore yesterday. It brings several questions to mind:

Are there such things as post-modern cats?

Does anyone not know how to pet a cat?

If people don’t know what kind of cats they have, can a quiz help them to overcome this […]

Lewiston, Maine continues to Experience a Decline in Crime after Somali Immigration

For years now, there have been people who don’t like the fact that immigrants from Somalia have settled in Lewiston, Maine. Some of the people who don’t like Somalis have been claiming that since the arrival of Somali immigrants in Lewiston in 2001, the crime rate has gone up.

But this is just not true. […]

What Does This Bumper Sticker Mean?

This morning, I came upon this bumper sticker while taking a walk:

I cannot for the life of me figure out what “defeat the purpose” means in the context of this bumper sticker. Can you help me out with this one?


America Is Not A Planet?

In last night’s debate between Republican presidential candidates, Senator Marco Rubio declared that, “America is a lot of things – the greatest country in the world, absolutely. But America is not a planet.”

America is not a planet?

What does that mean? What was Senator Rubio trying to say?

Lois Landgraff: Dancing On Your Grave, with Angels

Colorado Rep. Lois Landgraff shared this thought yesterday:

I’m confused. Is it better when angels do it?