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    Memento 2: The U.S. News Media

    Out of the total of 36% of eligible voters who voted in this year’s election, even if Republicans averaged a 10% margin of victory over Dems overall (55% to 45%), that means only 19% of American voters voted for Republicans. So Democrats should be running scared because 81% of U.S. voters didn’t vote for Republicans?

  • obama-letter

    An Open Letter to President Ob

    What do you do now that Republicans won a wave election? Just what Republicans did when Democrats won wave elections in 2008 and 2012. Become intransigent and refuse to work with them because America made clear they want a President who’ll block Republicans and represent their values. Easy peasy!

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    2010 and 2014: The Election Se

    Too many Americans have become “dumb” voters, they vote on little more than emotion. They feel upset at DC so they knee jerk vote for the party that doesn’t control the White House…even though it is the party they’re voting for that has caused the problems that led to their being upset.

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    JOIN THE LIVE CHAT TONIGHT! El

    It’s election night and there’s no better place to spend it than in our real time live chat here at PlanetPOV!

Memento Media1

Out of the total of 36% of eligible voters who voted in this year’s election, even if Republicans averaged a 10% margin of victory over Dems overall (55% to 45%), that means only 19% of American voters voted for Republicans. So Democrats should be running scared because 81% of U.S. voters didn’t vote for Republicans?

obama-letter

What do you do now that Republicans won a wave election? Just what Republicans did when Democrats won wave elections in 2008 and 2012. Become intransigent and refuse to work with them because America made clear they want a President who’ll block Republicans and represent their values. Easy peasy!

Dumb Dumber GOP

Too many Americans have become “dumb” voters, they vote on little more than emotion. They feel upset at DC so they knee jerk vote for the party that doesn’t control the White House…even though it is the party they’re voting for that has caused the problems that led to their being upset.

Election-2014

It’s election night and there’s no better place to spend it than in our real time live chat here at PlanetPOV!

Exploring Morality, Chapter 2

Posted by ADONAI On Mar - 15 - 2011 52 Comments
tree-morality

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so.  Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. Henry David Thoreau In this chapter I’d like to discuss how intent and perception plays a role in how we judge the actions of others. […]

mousetrap

Why is politics so mind bogglingly complicated? You often hear conversation  about the host of complex problems we face today and that these issues cannot be reduced to bumper sticker slogans and addressed by simplistic solutions. I say simple clear, concise ideas are powerful and the problems we face are […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 24

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 15 - 2011 8 Comments
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You can now access all the past editions of The Daily Planet on the green Category bar on the top of each page under the heading Planet POV.

leadership

Too often when surfing the internet and visiting various blogs and other meeting sites, I read comments from ALL sides of the political divide,  that disparage President Obama’s leadership and or the leadership of other politicians and or powerful people. These comments put forth by many has bothered me for […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 23

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 14 - 2011 27 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 14, 2011.

THE GREAT AMERICAN CON

Posted by SequimBob2 On Mar - 14 - 2011 50 Comments
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THE GREAT AMERICAN CON Confessions of a Republican Con Man Congratulations! You have been cast in the Republican remake of the classic movie, The Sting. We’ve entitled it, The Great American Con. You remember the original movie, don’t you? Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Charles Durning. It was fantastic! And, of […]

The Sheen Smokescreen

Posted by Marion On Mar - 13 - 2011 25 Comments
sheen

Sometimes, living abroad has its advantages, even in the age of the Internet. For example, I’m probably the only American in the world who doesn’t know exactly what’s been happening with Charlie Sheen. I haven’t a clue, and I suppose he doesn’t either; but whilst I caught rumblings in the […]

Turn left, Turn right, Turn off

Posted by Smedley Butler On Mar - 13 - 2011 86 Comments
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Smedley Butler Crusader, Contrarian, Curmudgeon I see a lot of people laying the blame for the events in Wisconsin at the feet of the voters whose low turnout at the polls is said to have brought Scott Walker and his ilk into power. This is very wrong and in fact […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 22

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 13 - 2011 21 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Sunday, March 13, 2011.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 21

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 12 - 2011 13 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Saturday, March 12, 2011.

Vox Populi – 3-11-2011

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 11 - 2011 Add Comments

ChrisR266 : Best of rest to you, Patsy. PatsyT : Well Chris you and I are closing the place down… See you soon Thanks for your great ideas and hope your weekend goes well. ChrisR266 : A parking place and a hot tub. Yep. Just my retirement fantasy. PatsyT : […]

Friday Music Thread – Friends and Lovers

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 11 - 2011 173 Comments
compassion

There are times when it’s important to be there for a friend or express to those close to you, that you care about them. With thoughts of Kalima, WTS and other friends and family in Japan right now and what’s been going on around us right now here in the […]

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