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Thought Police: The end of critical debate

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Sumpncatchy @ 3:34 pm 2017 January 9

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Thought Police: The end of critical debate. With the election behind us, the electorate has descended into the mire of think as I think or you are a wrong. Both sides are guilty of this terrible and devious development. We need to have debate and dialogue among the different ideologies. The discussion is healthy for our Republic. We need each other. (more…)

Super Fat Tuesday

Filed under: Politics,Religion — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 8:05 am 2008 February 5

As if we needed another excuse to drink. Today is the day before Ash Wednesday, also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. Catholics say it’s the last chance to have a good sinning with food, drink, and debauchery before their 40 day fast begins –ending on Easter Sunday. It’s a pretty easy fast. You get to eat pretty much anything you want, anytime you want, except for Fridays when you can’t eat meat. You get to replace your protein fix with fish. It’s not like Ramadan, where you don’t get to eat for a full month while the sun is shining.

The Muslim fast is probably better for (more…)

How to Rig an Election

Filed under: Book News,Politics — Tags: , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 3:25 am 2008 January 18

 

Allen Raymond was convicted of illegally jamming telephone lines to Democratic Party offices on election day 2002 in New Hampshire. He knows how to do it. After he spent five months in jail he walked away a free man, and wrote a book with Co-author Ian Spiegelman called: How to Rig an Election: Confessions of a Republican Operative

Raymond, a former campaign manager, explains that elections can be rigged, but (more…)