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Posted by AdLib On Apr - 11 - 2013 55 COMMENTS

President Obama has indeed brought bipartisanship to Washington DC…in a chorus against change.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Apr - 6 - 2013 26 COMMENTS

First off, I think Punxsutawney Phil should be sued for fraud! That furry little prognosticator lied to us when he said there’d be an early Spring. Well, temperatures aside, it is technically Springtime. So, with that in mind, this weekend’s music thread is about Springtime, the seasons, rebirth and Nature […]

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 1 - 2013 26 COMMENTS

Taken as written, this mandatory gun ownership law would technically apply to children, including toddlers and even infants. Backers of the bill have said it is not an oversight, it was intentional and meant to enforce respect for the 2nd Amendment and gun education from cradle to grave.

Posted by SueInCa On Apr - 1 - 2013 12 COMMENTS

The Hermanas Mirabal(as they are referred to) were four Dominican political dissidents who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. They called themselves Las Mariposas (the butterflies) because that was the name Minerva Mirabal gave to herself in her underground activities.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 26 - 2013 66 COMMENTS

It might be ironic if Fundamentalist Christians made the decision to divorce from Republicans over the issue of protecting marriage.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Mar - 23 - 2013 77 COMMENTS

This weekend’s music thread is dedicated to love. Love is what holds this old world together. There are all sorts of love, but when all is said and done, love is what we all need.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 18 - 2013 19 COMMENTS

Republicans claim they only have a problem with the way they communicate their message. Perhaps this more severe, lost Ryan Budget could be presented in a more appetizing way, perhaps as the wrapper on a Big Mac, so it would get the respect and lengthy consideration it deserves.

Posted by SueInCa On Mar - 11 - 2013 31 COMMENTS

The thing is why, as a member nation of the United Nations, would anyone in this country think it ok to withhold certain human rights from certain people? And why would Republicans in Congress hold up re-authorization of a bill for almost two years for the reasons stated above?

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 4 - 2013 37 COMMENTS

He gave everything he had to win the election…except tax returns, principled stands, the truth, compassion and the same answer to the same questions.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Mar - 2 - 2013 43 COMMENTS

This weekend’s music thread is about all things big and small, dedicated to those who try to make mountains out of molehills. To Bob (Watergate) Woodward and his attempt to make something very big out of something very small. So, with that in mind I will post songs about very […]

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Mar - 1 - 2013 5 COMMENTS

Robert’s Long War against the Voting Rights Act will be lost because of Scalia’s self serving musings from the bench.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 28 - 2013 26 COMMENTS

When we last left Bob Woodward in The Perils of Bobline, he was tied up and left on the railroad tracks by the evil Snidely Obama who threatened him that if he didn’t pay the mortgage, he would take away his publishing house and let the train run of media opinion over him.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 22 - 2013 19 COMMENTS

It’s that time of year, when the media provides wall to wall coverage of our favorite kinds of celebrities…murderers. Remember the hit(job)s of previous years and their stars, such as Casey Anthony starring in “Whatever Happened to Baby Caylee”, Drew Peterson in “The Usual Suspect” and of course O.J. Simpson in “Liar, Liar”?

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 12 - 2013 25 COMMENTS

President Obama will deliver his 2013 State of the Union Address tonight at 6:00 pm PST (9:00 pm EST) and you’re invited to join us for our live chat here beginning at 5:30 PM PST. Hope to see you then!

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Feb - 9 - 2013 26 COMMENTS

Greetings and salutations Planeteers. This weekend’s music thread is about songs that are dear to you. Songs that fit into a special place in your heart and soul. Songs that move you, inspire you and songs you just find enjoyable to listen to, and why that may be so. Share […]

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Feb - 2 - 2013 44 COMMENTS

Every sunrise is an analogue of life. To wait for the sun, and after great anticipation, it’s sudden appearance is magnificent. I have seen many and there is always a promise there. A promise that we will be blessed with another day, another chance at perfecting our humanity. Another wondrous […]

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