Hi, I'm Rob-S, and I'm a Moderatorholic {Audience}  Hi, Rob {Rob}  I've come here to confess I've been a heavy handed, two fisted moderator for over two years. {Audience}  Tell us more, brother Rob. {Rob}  It all started when I wandered in off...
Here it is people, the answer. (The question, by the way, is: politics – why?) The answer is: Hume’s Guillotine’: One of the core philosophical problems of all time. That is ‘‘can an ought-statement (we ought to do ...) be entailed by...
Cartoon by Jeff Parker - Courtesy of Politicalcartoons.com - http://www.cagle.com/news/Thanksgiving09/main.asp I saw this cartoon and I had to share it with everyone.  It says so much of the worldview of our conservative brethran, and yet if it was the shoe...
I'd been planning to offer some thoughts on another right wing meme, "political correctness," to follow up on my piece about "personal responsibility." With the latest furor over "Bow Gate," today seemed like a good time to post it....
Welcome to the second meeting of the seminar. I need perhaps to clarify our purpose here. First, regarding the seminar concept: I am hoping that we can all work to teach each other interesting and useful lessons on various topics....
In ancient times, when the Earth was young and teabagging was part of a cultured afternoon, merchants would provide those who frequented their establishments with a quaint, old fashioned consideration called "customer service". Then came the 1980's and the era...
FINALLY, an Attorney General & a President that actually EMBRACE our Constitution & have not only RESPECT for it's precepts, but FAITH in them as well.
One of the frustrations I have with conservative talking points is that they contain a grain of truth. Arguing against "personal responsibility" can be like trying to argue against feeding your own children. Thinking about the phrase and what it...
Our words are what define us as a society, in many ways.  Words may be turned into images, such as plays, or movies, or even defined further through actions associated with the words, but it is the words that...
The "drama", the bogus articles about "infighting" & the "Presidents reluctance to support the Public Option" (all to eagerly parroted on Huffington Post).. the nonsense about "triggers" was simply political brinkmanship by MASTERS.

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