Monthly Archives: January 2012

Double-dutch, Double-down

Double-dutch, Double dumb By Sarge Barack Obama, in true form and ready recognition he never had a thought wasn’t given to him by an underpaid staff writer, read the Teleprompted State of the Union Address (SOTU) to the nation Tuesday … Continue reading

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Technocratic babble

Technocratic babble By Sarge   Michael Walker-Jones, the Director of the Louisiana Association of Educators opposes the educational programs backed by Bobby Jindal. Bobby Jindal says it’s: “incredibly offensive and exactly what is wrong with the top-down approach.” There are … Continue reading

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Paste masquerading

Paste masquerading By Sarge     In the mind of some seeking to understand people running for high public office, the discussion of carat count as it applies to diamonds might be an apt analogy when considering a choice for … Continue reading

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Pimping and Pandering

Pimping and pandering By Sarge   When campaigns are conducted it’s virtually impossible to discount the affect the media has on the candidates and the issues. The Press (both print and broadcast media) has the effect of helping the candidates … Continue reading

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Reporting the lie

Reporting the lie By Sarge   One of the things I deplore most about politics, a professional populated by legumes and nuts, is the relative absence of fruits and vegetables. I hear the dull thud of jaws hitting the floor. … Continue reading

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Eating the shrapnel

Eating the shrapnel By Sarge   Keystone (n): A central stone at the summit of an arch, locking the whole together. The central principle or part of a policy, system, etc., on which all else depends.   Pennsylvania’s motto is: … Continue reading

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SOPA and PIPA

SOPA meets PIPA By Sarge   The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA and the Protect IP (Internet Provider Act (PIPA) are bad ideas. Congress is worried about Hollywood and writers losing billions of dollars to on-line piracy. The issue’s important … Continue reading

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Pulling the weeds

Pulling the weeds By Sarge   This is one of those days where yesterday’s events stimulate my aggravation intolerance program. I despise some people’s tendency for seeking the spotlight when other guerrillas in the mist need shadow to function best. … Continue reading

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Beer and brats

Beer and brats By Sarge   As this is written we celebrate Martin Luther King’s Birthday as a Federal holiday. That means federal employees (other than those in the military) have the day off with pay. Now, because I’ve invoked … Continue reading

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Opening the artery

Opening the artery By Sarge   The other day Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas Governor, political analyst and heavyweight presidential candidate/contender in the last election said where Iowa was a boxing match South Carolina was a “Cage Match”. He was alluding … Continue reading

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