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Entries from October 2010

Just Who Are The Extremists?

October 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

It’s so interesting to see the hand wringing these days about “extremism,” mostly from Democrats who have no better argument, and of course from their enablers in the media.  Harry Reid writes a check for Obama to sign that total more than all the money spent in the first 212 years of our nation’s history, […]

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Tags: Assembly 25 Campaign · Democrats · Liberals · Nevada Politics · Unions

It’s So Interesting What Opinions NPR Finds Offensive…

October 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

I used to listen to NPR all the time.  My dad listened to it all the time when I was a kid, from the time his clock radio went off in the morning to whenever Prairie Home Companion finished.  When I was in high school, I had a 45 minute drive to school.  I listened […]

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Tags: 1st Amendment · Media · War on Terror

Obama Is Right To Fight To Reinstate “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

October 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Obama Is Right To Fight To Reinstate “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

But when he’s done in court, he should get rid of the policy altogether.

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Tags: Constitutional Law · Judges · Military Service · Obama · Sea Stories

Why I’m Voting For Sharron Angle

October 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

And What “Republicans for Reid” Can Teach the Tea Party Movement Sometimes, you don’t always have the right general, and the other guy has a better one.  Sometimes that’s true even when you’re on the right side.  Lee chewed through plenty of Union generals, but that didn’t make the Confederate war to protect slavery any […]

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Tags: Campaign '10 · Nevada Politics