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Bob Herbert tells it like it is

Friday, December 17th, 2004

The following is from the op-ed section of the New York Times, Dec. 17, 2004, by Bob Herbert. As always, your thoughts, even and especially opposing opinions, are greatly appreciated. Fiddling As Iraq Burns “The White House seems to have slipped the bonds of simple denial and escaped into the disturbing realm of utter delusion. […]

The Color of Fear

Saturday, November 6th, 2004

I just read David Brooks’s column in today’s New York Times: “The Values-Vote Myth”. Usually, I don’t agree with much that Mr. Brooks, a conservative, has to say. But this article gave me pause, and I wrote the following letter to him. Since he probably won’t read it, I thought I’d share it with the […]

Election 2004 Results

Saturday, November 6th, 2004

The National Tragedy has unfolded, but at least this time it is a clear national tragedy. I’m not going to repeat the sentiments of the other 56,350,113 americans who didn’t vote for Bush here (there’s only so many curse words I can think of at the moment!), but I can point you to the website […]

Kerry 2, Bush 0

Wednesday, October 6th, 2004

Laura and I both completed our absentee ballots, to be mailed off tomorrow. So if the election were held today, Kerry would win by a landslide, at least in Minnesota. I really didn’t enjoy voting for Kerry (he’s supposed to be liberal? pfft!), but I’ve temporarily succumbed to the “a vote for {Nader, Cobb, R?ger […]