Category Archives: Politics

James Francis Byrnes

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On Service

I never went to war.  I wasn’t Marine Recon.  I wasn’t Army Special Forces.  I wasn’t a Navy SEAL.  I wasn’t a USAF PJ or TACP.  I never strangled a Nazi with my bare hands to prevent him from trying … Continue reading

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Remember

“Remember.” “Never Forget.” The sentiment echoes especially loudly today, eleven years later.  And eleven years later, I find myself asking two questions:  What, precisely, are we to never forget? Does this never forgetting improve our world? Regarding question #1, I … Continue reading

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Dear News Media

Dear News Media: Please stop trying to frighten us, especially mothers with small children.  Shame on you. Please stop trying to be the first off the line to inappropriately lay blame at the feet of those who have no part … Continue reading

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H.R. 3166: Enemy Expatriation Act

Remember president Obama’s NDAA 2012 signing statement?  Remember when he promised the following? Second, under section 1021(e), the bill may not be construed to affect any “existing law or authorities relating to the detention of United States citizens, lawful resident … Continue reading

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Iowa Nice

With Iowa getting its quadrennial 15 minutes of fame once again, the predictable plethora of pundits and politicians from all over the nation have crawled out of their mud holes once again, tripping over their tongues to explain the state … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights Born: Dec 15, 1791 Died: Dec 15, 2011 Aged:  220 years (exactly) Hyperbole?  Perhaps.  But it’s my blog, and I’ll write whatever the hell I want (while I still can). The first 10 amendments to the … Continue reading

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My Take on the 2012 GOP Candidates

Perhaps you’ve been losing sleep wondering what I think about the current field of GOP candidates for the 2012 election. Perhaps this lack of sleep has degraded your health to the point where you have sought out experimental medical treatment … Continue reading

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A Poem

I am that dreadful, blighting thing, Like rat holes to the flood. Like rust that gnaws the faultless blade, Like microbes to the blood. I know no mercy and no truth, The young I blight, the old I slay. Regret … Continue reading

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Iowa Shall Issue

According to information released by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Iowa will officially become a “Shall Issue” state as of January 1, 2011. What this means is that County Sheriffs will no longer be allowed to arbitrarily deny any … Continue reading

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