Monthly Archives: July 2011

For the General Welfare

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, … Continue reading

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The Bias of the Media

Bias can be a conscious decision but for the most part it is not.  Everyone has subconscious likes and dislikes and as fair and open as you might want to be it just doesn’t work that way.   I am not … Continue reading

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PayPal and Tax Loopholes

One of the most consistent cries from the right is that there is a liberal dominated media in this country.  This fiction has colored news coverage and public perception over the years and has helped Fox News to make up … Continue reading

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The Future, the Speaker, and Compromise

If the Speaker of the House was more of a man and less of a tool it is less likely we would still be on this quickly narrowing road.  Sure, the President is largely responsible – last year when the … Continue reading

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Medicare, Michelle and Wisconsin

I don’t understand how a human being can look at Medicare and compare it to other government programs.   Sure there’s waste and ineffectual spending and we should do our best to control and curtail these.  But Medicare is about being … Continue reading

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Fox News, Dog Shit, Dirty Feet, and Other Connected Things

Fox News.  When is someone in power going to say, hey, that is misleading you can be Fox or Foxes or Fox You or whatever else you want to call yourself but certainly not News.  Fox News is always having … Continue reading

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Da Problem? DeFault and Da Boner

It’s amazing that someone with such a name he hasn’t grown a pair.  Let’s get this straight – a group that has less than ¼ of 1% of the population as membership and represents less than, oh about 10% of … Continue reading

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THE LUBNUTZ ON SAFARI, Part 3

Sometimes the news of the day is too much for me.  Yet even on those days the ability of people to work together is heartwarming.   And then there’s the crash and the news and we once again experience that the … Continue reading

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Default Follies

As we hasten toward economic Armageddon it is nice to know that some members of Congress can think of nothing else but to balance a budget that will hurt us all but especially those who are sick, poor, or old.  … Continue reading

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What I would do: shorts on politics, life and all that jazz

The Banking Industry has invested much time and money to destroy the new Consumer Protection Industry.  The times they are a’ changing – Dems, appoint a new head of the Senate Banking Committee – a muckraker sort – perhaps Bernie … Continue reading

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