Daily Archive: November 22, 2010

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The Wyden/Brown plan

The best healthcare reform bill introduced in congress during the recent healthcare overhaul debate, The Healthy Americans Act, came from Senators Ron Wyden (D, OR) and Bob Bennett (R, UT) and was supported by...

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A Note to Readers and Commenters

We are saddened to see some of the comments in recent posts. The League is not above a good debate, but lately there have been comments made by writers here that go well across...

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Marte You are So Sweet and Obedient

I think I can one up my co-blogger’s latest post on religious goofery. Perhaps Palin/Bachmann might look to Robert Tilton for spiritual inspiration. This is Bob before he developed his flatulence problem. It’s a...

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Casey Kasem

Gives Buddy Rich a run for his money.

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On the other hand…

… it was the WASPs that kept such people as Palin/Bachmann spiritual advisor Lou Engles away from the levers of power. Back in the day, they used to let Billy Graham come into the...

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The Remnant

A liberal relative of mine wrote recently on Facebook: I am probably about to get railed at, but here goes. I’m not sure I understand why people are more upset about being submitted to...

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Shut up and Buy(an iPad)!

Here’s an example of prose written in what I call the ‘bullying nerd’ voice. Not up-to-date on all the new gadgets? Well, get with it Grandpa! Your way of life is over! Ever wonder why some...

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Trig-onometry

Due respect to Andrew Sullivan, but this is overparsing: The other untruth is that I have “advance[d] conspiracy theories that she is not the biological mother of Trig.” I would ask Labash to explain...

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Lord, What Fools These Moralists Be

Newly elected U.S. Representative Hansen Clarke (D-Detroit) thinks; To be effective in Congress, it is not knowing the ways of Washington. It’s knowing the ways of people who are struggling right now, knowing what...