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Lately, there's been plenty of talk on how President Obama can win reelection next year. Pundits wonder about how he can escape the same geographic dilemma that did in Al Gore's and John Kerry's respective campaigns. What most don't...
https://youtu.be/5-pe0LvVqFg We've heard plenty about what may have happened when Occupy Las Vegas moved Downtown yesterday. I wanted to share with you what I thought was the most poignant part, which was the part that did not receive all that...
It also helps that The White House has finally been succeeding in honing in on a strong economic message. Obama has had to figure out how to get past the obstructionist Congress to deliver his message directly to the American people. He's had to deliver his own message while also allowing Americans to realize who his Republican opponents really are.
Last week, I was here in Las Vegas to celebrate the end of DADT. Once (and hopefully future) Congresswoman Dina Titus discussed what happened in the last session of Congress to make this happen, and representatives from Harry Reid's...
http://youtu.be/Rz15MC69ke4 This was the scene outside Dean Heller's Las Vegas office today. While Senator Dean Heller (R-"Tea Party") continues to oppose anything he considers "not good enough", meaning not painful enough for working class Nevadans, our country faces deep problems....

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When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat. George Carlin This is a short story set in America in the year 2030. President for life, Rick Perry...
Where the dogs go on with their doggy life and the torturer's horse Scratches its innocent behind on a tree. - Auden St Francis of Assissi had, to be sure, an odd relationship with his body. As a strict ascetic, he...
What happens when a homeless couple shows up at a homeless shelter? The policies and procedures will punish them for their audacity, and rightfully so.
          No Welcome in Hell Burn Till skin is crisp I want you to know my soul Under your feet As you march I want cacophonous wails And speed of fright A skull ripped from a seam I want you to hear Munch’s silent scream Angry vicious Clinical and mercenary White heat Stench of...
A little nugget of Anglo-Irish history.

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