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“Doing what feels good — what’s convenient, what’s easy — that’s how little kids think.” – Barack Obama

You’ll find the complete transcript of Barack Obama’s speech to graduating high school seniors here, but these are the parts that most caught the attention of my family this evening. I share them as a reminder to everyone in the audience that real leadership still exists. We may lack leadership in the White House, but […]

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Holy shit, Trump’s call into Fox and Friends is fucking amazing, and completely terrifying

President Donald Trump called into his favorite television show, Fox and Friends, this morning. I’m sure some who saw the segment will say that he did an admirable job of “reclaiming” the narrative, or “reframing” the various scandals swirling around him, or some such thing. To me, though, it sounded like audio you might hear […]

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Donald Trump, dragging the world along with him on his descent into madness

On Christmas day, Donald Trump tweeted that he would be going “back to work” the next day. He then proceeded to spend the next seven days golfing, sometimes doing so behind a large white truck that had been employed like a rolling barrier to prevent people from seeing what he was up to. Apparently, it […]

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You say Shutdown. I say Treason.

The federal government, as I’m sure you all know by now, was forced to shut down today, over conflicts arising from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, better know as Obamacare. All government services deemed “non-essential” in accordance with the Antideficiency Act, were suspended, and more than 818,000 federal workers were furloughed, meaning that […]

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Have to believe we are magic…

A year ago last week, I went out on a limb and declared Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street to be the best song ever written. It was a courageous stand, and I took a lot of heat for it, but it was the right thing to do… And, I’m about to do it again. Today, I’d […]

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