The Conscience of this Conservative

Let's first set the scene. I am and always have been a registered Republican. I am a John Kasich fan. I live in Oregon so my primary vote rarely ever matters because the nominee for both parties has typically been decided by the time Oregon's late May primary is held. In Oregon, if you are … Continue reading The Conscience of this Conservative

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Constitutionally Speaking: Guns and Religion

Some of you may be like me, trapped in an On Demand, Hulu , Netflix cycle of must watch TV that requires a spreadsheet to track schedules, characters and plots; which allows me (and perhaps you) to avoid the news detailing what a mess this country is. The news is typically so dispiriting that I … Continue reading Constitutionally Speaking: Guns and Religion

The Man Most Hated by Barack Obama

As some of you may know, my brother John and I went to Denver last weekend to visit my sister Katie. On the interminable drive back from the airport which is located out on theĀ  Nebraska plains, we chatted about current events, as we are all political junkies. John asked us if we knew who, … Continue reading The Man Most Hated by Barack Obama

Such Weiners

As everyone with the interwebs knows, Anthony Weiner, former U.S. congressman from NYC, current NYC mayoral candidate, and all around selfie-happy narcissist... has been back at the sexting game. Let's review for those who don't live in the U.S., have lives full of friends and family, don't read news that includes the word "Weiner" (in … Continue reading Such Weiners

Important Words That Are Not Mine

I have not written and I have not read about the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. The pain and the loss is far too great for me to opine. I have not read all the beautiful posts by my fellow bloggers, only because I couldn't. I am not that strong. I have been thinking since Friday … Continue reading Important Words That Are Not Mine