Remember To Vote Today

While there is lots of drama on the Republican side of things, even if you are a Democrat, voting always counts for something. The Committee of Seventy has some useful links for you if you need help. Vote. Make yourself heard.

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Red and Blue America

The Washington Post is doing a terrific series on on just how far apart liberal and conservative America are: In or a Conservative, Life Is Sweet in Sugar Land, Tex., you can read about life as it is from the perspective of the Stein family. In A Liberal Life In the City By the Bay […]

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The Ugliness Of Polarization On Display

Soldier comes home. She has a baby to take care of. She goes homeless. NYTimes posts a story about it. It’s missing plenty of details. Nevertheless, the folks at Metafilter go to war with each other over it. The Net maybe one of the causes of our current political self-segregation. Maybe it is. But it […]

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That’s Two

Two webloggers I respect have made the transition from MovableType to WordPress. First was Garret Vreeland and now Shelley Powers. She recently posted a some helpful info on her migration.

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If the fires of freedom…

Another quote I’d like to pass along, from a President who led during another time of war: If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands, they must be made brighter in our own. If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must […]

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Chris Rock on Liberals And Conservatives

Did you see Chris Rock’s latest? While it’s just about impossible to match his previous comedy special back from 1996, he comes very, very close. A quote I’d like to share with you: The whole country’s got a fucked up mentality. We all got a gang mentality. Republicans are fucking idiots. Democrats are fucking idiots. […]

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More On Williamsburg

Upon arriving in Williamsburg, we visited to Visitor?s Center to get our bearings and to purchase two Freedom Passes. A Freedom Pass provides admission to the tours, museums, and buses for a year. At just under $60 a piece, they were a great deal. Before leaving, we saw the movie “The Story of a Patriot”. […]

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I’m Back From Vacation

I surprised Richelle with a week’s vacation to Colonial Williamsburg for her 30th birthday. We haven?t taken a week vacation since our honeymoon, five years ago, and we were due for some time away from it all. Williamsburg fit the bill. I don’t think it could have turned out nicer. The historic area was a […]

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