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Keystone...

There are words and phrases that become symbols or shorthand for mixed items and events, and recently the word "Keystone" is but one more example. "Remember the Maine" was a term that inflamed the country to take action against the vestigial Spanish empire, to bring the advantages of democratic nation building but at the price of being made a colony subject to occupation and exploitation. Or better, the emotion of national destiny of what…

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Added by exedir on February 1, 2014 at 10:28am — 2 Comments

Everyone is a critic.

Lots and lots of back seat drivers are popping up these day. It's understandable really, but true to form it usually doesn't help and it's so annoying. When it is your loved one that needs medical assistance, the ambulance carrying the paramedics can't get there fast enough. When it is your friend who has fallen 60 feet off a ledge in the mountains, the rescue personnel appear to be moving in slow motion. Everything takes too long. When it's your coastline that is facing an ever encroaching oil… Continue

Added by Vernon Windsor on June 8, 2010 at 2:10pm — 7 Comments

Stupidity, addiction and the polluted nest

I've been avoiding the gulf oil spill. This is no easy task.



Coverage is everywhere and growing more shrill and panicked by the day. Ed Shultz is shouting at the top of his lungs, Tamron Hall is running her coffee fueled mouth at 1500 words a minute, and poor little Bobby Jindal is talking with increased frustration about the lack of Coast Guard and federal response, looking like he might burst into tears at any moment. I feel his pain.



CNN, C-span, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News,… Continue

Added by Vernon Windsor on May 25, 2010 at 2:52pm — 6 Comments

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