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Two-Party Politics Sucks

I agree with this: We are a two-party system — not by law, but because the Democrats and the Republicans have seized the mechanisms of government. They use their control to maintain power, and other parties can’t compete. It’s from a Newsday article that I think is worth reading no matter what your political affiliation […]

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I Can Identify With This

Interesting article on CNN tonight: Angry at government, voters may revolt in November, survey shows I’m not sure on the word “angry,” because that has all kinds of connotations, but I’m certainly somewhere between frustrated and angry. And definitely planning to vote, although I’m not at all optimistic that either major party is going to […]

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Washington’s Potential Political “Nightmare” Team

I know I’m supposed to appreciate and respect the fact that, in America, anyone can run for political office. That’s one of the basic freedoms we share, and one of the great things about our democratic system. But … it also means you end up with some real freaking lunatics on the ballot when you’re […]

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My little Republican

Sean announced today that he knows what he wants to be for Halloween: “An elephant, like the Republicans. And I can go around to people’s houses to get candy and tell them to vote for Bush, because the election is two days later.” And amazingly, they exist. Although that one looks a bit on the […]

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