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Stephen Colbert: The Congress and the jester

Stephen Colbert, the conservative comedic news commentary guy from the Comedy Channel’s Colbert Report made a mockery of the United States Congress. During contrived testimony before a House immigration subcommittee most people never knew existed, Colbert departed from his prepared … Continue reading

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Dave’s Contract With Congress a better alternative to the Contract From America

Over the past year the Contract From America has gotten little attention and is pretty much viewed by voters as not worth the paper to print it. An alternative is Dave’s Contract with Congress that has real teeth and could … Continue reading

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Time to fight a smarter war on drugs

This Washington Post story points to one of the major flaws in the United States’ war on drugs—law enforcement agents deeply involved in the smuggling business, and the enforcement agencies’ inability or refusal to crackdown on corrupt agents.  “La Estrella” … Continue reading

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Take care when you decide what to vote for

While walking down the street one day a U.S. senator is tragically hit by a truck and dies. The Senator’s soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance.   “Welcome to heaven,” says St. Peter. “Before … Continue reading

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A musical interlude courtesy of Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens is known for his quirky ballads and humorous dittys. I’m told be a couple amateur musicians that he’s a darn good guitar player. His latest music video, God Save Arizona, is on a more serious note, but the guitar … Continue reading

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Economy, espionage and ethics

Austerity ahead or no recovery is possible             Here is a hint of what must inevitably happen in every city, state and federal government organization and department if this country is ever to recover from this economic depression, runaway government … Continue reading

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Dave’s contract with Congress

Ideas whose time have come This piece is an edited version originally written by a retired medical doctor who is an astute political observer, and one of my smarter brothers. Considering the legislative results, or lack thereof, arising out of … Continue reading

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