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Kerry’s Identity Crisis

Since the campaign began, John Kerry has tried to identify himself almost completely by his Vietnam service, despite two decades as a senator. We all know that he won three Purple Hearts, but most people would have a harder time naming any signature piece of legislation that he is credited...
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Saturday 6

Saturday Six – Episode 17

Here we are again, we've survived the "Sweet Sixteen" edition of the "Saturday Six." That means, if my math is correct, that this is the start of the fifth month of this little feature. How time flies! To play, answer the questions here or put the answers in an entry...

A Trip to the Store

I just got home from a trip to my local Wal*Mart Super Center, one of those monstrosities that combines clothing, electronics, health and beauty aids and groceries under one roof. The parent company of Wal*Mart, which also owns Sam's Club and other retail establishments, seems to have been the first...
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Bush’s Blooper

You've probably already seen this by now. On Thursday, just before signing a defense appropriations bill, President Bush was speaking about the need for tougher security. What he meant to say was that we were capable of keeping up with terrorists and those who were plotting against the country. But...

On Being Divisive

So the First Lady has taken on the media blaming it for "polarizing the country." The Associated Press reports that Laura Bush says there is a lot more opinion in the news at the expense of facts. When an interviewer asked if she meant to imply that the media is...
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Repeating History

An interesting news report today suggests that the recommendations issued by the 9/11 Commission to increase the nation's security to prevent another terrorist attack aren't that much different from the suggestions made in 1990 by the Flight 103 Commission, which investigated the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie,...
Saturday 6

Saturday Six – Episode 16

And we're back again with another edition of the Saturday Six...the 16th set of six. And what would be more appropriate for the "Sweet 16" edition than a question about a nude beach?!? For those of you who haven't played before...(and for those of you who like to hear the...
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