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Monthly Archive for February, 2012

Marcus Hook was one of the towns I covered as a reporter, and now it’s on the edge of losing the one main industry. The Republican governor is largely indifferent to their plight: “Marcus Hook is a town teetering on the edge of destruction. Last year, Sunoco Oil announced that it would shut down its […]

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Miners are disposable. Bookmark It

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PA state representative Kathy Rape -er, RAPP- is your garden variety Republican. She claim to love children while supporting anti-child policies. She stands for family values, like poverty and hunger. And like all republicans, she wants the government small enough to fit in your uterus. Enjoy our latest Piggie of the Week: Bookmark It

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Freedom of Religion……

I’ve been kinda grumpy today. I must have a Newt hangover.  He came to visit the West Jawja area and I had tired of hearing about it, so I am not going to talk about it. Moving on to other crazy people, there is Congressman Phil Gingrey, Republican from the 11th district of Jawja. Oh, […]

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R.I.P.

Davy Jones, 66. Bookmark It

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The seeming inevitability of the military-industrial complex’s push for war with Iran. Bookmark It

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Hey, it’s just weather

We’re just getting a lot more of it, more often! Tornadoes in February are no big deal. Bookmark It

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Hmm

So intellectual journals in general are rather lax in publishing pieces by women writers! I am so very, very shocked. Seriously, don’t kid yourself. It happens in the blogosphere, too. I still remember a young Ezra Klein (yes, even younger) lecturing me about expecting to be supported by male bloggers when I hadn’t paid my […]

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If I had called them up, I would have yelled, cussed and started ranting. But, as a former call center employee, I know that isn’t really effective. So, I just send polite notes. Dear Mortgage Company, Last night I tried to give you money, like I always do through your website on the 28th. First, […]

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Panetta to the rescue

I don’t care if he’s doing it because of bad PR or because he genuinely cares, just as long as it’s done: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Tuesday announced a new layer in the Army’s investigations into a Madigan Army Medical Center behavioral health program that changed post traumatic stress disorder diagnoses for certain soldiers […]

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