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No Doubt About Number 1

Today is the first anniversary of the domestic terrorist attack on the Capital Building. Based on publically available information we know much more of its genesis than we did as we watched it transpire on live TV. That said, there is still much to be discovered. The most distressing part of the aftermath to date is that while we have many answers there has been precious little accountability. Continue reading No Doubt About Number 1

In Honor Of Labor

This weekend is Labor Day weekend. Most Americans are taking an extra day off from work to theoretically celebrate the role of labor. Unions built the middle class and modern day Republicans have been trying, with considerable success, to destroy them for over 40 years now.

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THe Wisdom Of Two Fathers Extrapolated

My best friend in the neighborhood is my neighbor across the street. I’m a liberal Democrat; he is a conservative – certainly not crazy! – Republican. Long ago we discovered we agree on the overwhelming majority of issues; in fact, we think amazingly alike. Both of our fathers served in the Navy and I’d like to base today’s article on a saying each passed down to us. (Considering they were sailors I won’t be using direct quotes; some adjectives are best left out of this column.) One saying is: common sense isn’t all that common. The other is: I am the government. While seemingly divergent I assure you that I will weave them together and extrapolate a conclusion which you may or may not agree with,

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