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Posts Tagged ‘John McCain


May 27, 2013

    Republicans believe that God loves them again. Having lost all foothold on their anti-Obama attacks since his re-election, and staring at the chance of a mid-term electoral disaster, along came some red meat not even of their making.     Well, the Benghazi smear is their creation, given that it was all they had–before the […]

The Shallow GOP Gene Pool

June 6, 2011

    The GOP’s search for a viable presidential candidate is akin to a needle in a haystack. And we all know that such a quest can result in a very painful moment of discovery.     What we have now, save for Pawlenty and the recent entry of the Mittster, looks like a group photo taken […]

“Don’t Tell” the Marines

December 10, 2010

The military and war are personal legacies, my father’s entire family having fought for the Mexican Revolution, a civil war three times as long as ours. There, the Rebels won. My maternal grandfather fought in our Civil War, but was a Rebel in a losing cause. Had that Yankee bullet at Shiloh been a bit […]

The Truth About Sarah

April 17, 2010

That Palin gal’s a piece of work. She was already on the ropes as guv of the Frozen State and would’ve quit anyway after her most recent term–now she’s the toast of the (tea) party: here, there and everywhere, speakin’, talkin’, cheerin’, signin’ books and stuffin’ dough in her bloomers. She’s “a brand plucked from […]