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· Soldier's Gap


Short Stories
· Mengele's Double, Chapter 9

· Seminary Boy, a memoir

· Fisher of Men, Chapter Nine

· Soldier's Gap, Chapter Three

· Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Nine

· Fisher of Men, Chapter 8

· Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Eight

· Mengele's Double, Chapter Eight

· Bereavement Blues

· Fisher of Men, Chapter 7


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· Flights of Passage, book review

· The Lusitania, book review

· The Wilderness of Ruin, book review

· A Beautiful Mind, book review

· Another Planet, book review

· The Three Stooges, book review

· The God Particle

· Empire of Sin, book review

· Science at the Edge, book review

· Obama, a Modern Caesar?


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· Fashion

· Widow's Peak

· Myth

· Alumni Game

· Stradivarius

· Snow-a-holic

· Girls Who Wear Glasses

· The Do Drop Inn

· Ode to Neve Campbell

· Jacks or Better 101

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800 vetoes!
2/4/2012 9:24:17 AM    [ Flag as Spam or Inappropriate ]

Mitt Romney's political ad brags about all those vetoes he signed when he was governor of Massachusetts.


Minnesota is one of the next caucus states so we've been getting some extra added attention from Romney, Santorum, and Paul. Romney's latest brags about vetoing 800 bills when he was governor of Massachusetts. Well, you know it's a liberal state so those pesky democrats were probably trying to pass some spending bills to build bridges, roads, etc.

Mitt has been called a moderate Republican since he started running, mostly because of Romneycare, and he's trying to show those right wingers he thinks he needs to win that he can be just as much of a "do nothing" politician as his partner in crime, Tim Pawlenty. Pawlenty used to hold photo ops for the press just so he could wave his veto pen in the air. looking like he'd just discovered cold fusion. One of the bills he vetoed was a gas tax the democrats passed after the 35W bridge fell down. It was passed over his veto when five Republicans sided with the democrats. Pawlenty showed the kind of person he was when he made it his business to make sure those traitors didn't get the Republican nomination again. This man really wants to be president some day, most likely so he can make us a Christian nation again (albeit we never were one). BTW, that's Santorum's goal, too.

Romney also stuck his foot in his mouth again the other day when he said he wasn't worried about the poor. There's a safety net for them; he's more worried about the middle class. Well, fifteen percent of us are either below the poverty line or hovering around it. That's forty-six million people. Some of them live in their cars; some live below a bridge; some live inside a doorway. This is an outrage in the richest country in the world.

Also for someone who opposes socialism, maybe he ought to take a look at his own religion. It's about as socialist as you get. Those commercials were a real gas, weren't they? Especially those done by all those black people who weren't even allowed to join the church until just recently. I wonder how many of them know that. I actually like Mormons, at least a lot more than I do the irritants who come to your door asking if you've been saved. That's a nice way to get the dog sicced on you. They're taught to be respectful; it's one of their gimmicks. You have to give them credit; they've done a lot with very little. Utah was basically a desert and everybody loves The Morman Tabernacle Choir. Brigham Young should be applauded for those achievements, except for that little massacre of that wagon train that he may or may not have known about. Joseph Smith, on the other hand, was a con man from the word go. It's all in Fawn Brody's bio; she ought to know, she was raised Mormon; she was also excommunicated for writing it. I won't even talk about the so-called golden tablets nobody but Joseph ever saw. How about the time (times) he was caught diddling an apostle's wife. The next day or so he came up with a devine revelation allowing "spiritual" marriage.

None of this disqualifies Romney for the job; I actually prefer him to the other three chuckleheads. But don't try to play the family values card just because you've been married to the same woman for forty-two years. If you have any values at all come out against the constitutional amendment in Minnesota outlawing gay marriage. After all, all men (and women) are created equal, aren't they? And 800 vetoes are too many for a man who's going to break the gridlock in Washington D.C., don't you think?


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• Ted Cruz - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
• Here We Go Again. - Thursday, September 19, 2013
• Reality TV - Friday, August 09, 2013
• Common Sense - Tuesday, July 30, 2013
• Skunks Believe Everybody Else Stinks - Thursday, May 16, 2013
• The Morning After Pill - Friday, April 12, 2013
• What Would Thomas Jefferson Say? - Saturday, April 06, 2013
• Boneheads - Tuesday, March 12, 2013
• Why Benedict XVI Resigned - Sunday, February 17, 2013
• Gabby Giffords Testifies - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
• Newspaper Caters to Gun Owners - Wednesday, January 23, 2013
• Piers Morgan Deserves a Medal - Monday, December 24, 2012
• The Red Devil and the Blue Devil? - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
• Is the new TV show, REVOLUTION, fantasy? - Wednesday, September 26, 2012
• Fanatical Moslems Aren't That Different From Our Fanatics - Wednesday, September 12, 2012
• We Need the United Nations - Wednesday, July 18, 2012
• Stop Catering to People's Basest Instincts - Monday, July 09, 2012
• Concerned Women for America political ad - Saturday, June 23, 2012
• Independent Voters Need to Pick a Side - Monday, June 11, 2012
• Romney's Solyndra Appearance - Friday, June 01, 2012
• Single Issue Voters - Sunday, May 20, 2012
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• Dog Eat Dog - Sunday, April 15, 2012
• The Tea Party is Back! - Sunday, March 25, 2012
• Gas Prices - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
• "Doofus" - Tuesday, March 06, 2012
• Bon Iver Front Man Makes Important Statement - Thursday, February 16, 2012
• Contraception Blowback - Friday, February 10, 2012
•  800 vetoes! - Saturday, February 04, 2012  
• Issa Hounding Holder over GOP program - Thursday, February 02, 2012
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• Corporate Raider President? - Thursday, December 01, 2011
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• Three new stooges - Thursday, August 25, 2011
• Hypocrite enters the race - Friday, August 19, 2011
• Business Leaders Need to Speak Out - Saturday, July 30, 2011
• Rupert Murdoch and GOP Credibility - Monday, July 25, 2011
• Playing on the railroad tracks - Sunday, July 17, 2011
• Scapegoating - Sunday, June 19, 2011
• The Biggest Swindle in US history - Friday, June 03, 2011
• We're Still Here! - Saturday, May 21, 2011
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• Tea Partiers Don't Know What They're Talking About - Thursday, April 28, 2011
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• House on Fire? - Thursday, June 17, 2010
• The Blame Game - Friday, May 28, 2010
• National Prayer Day - Tuesday, May 18, 2010
• Conservative psyche (continued) - Friday, May 14, 2010
• Conservative psyche - Wednesday, May 12, 2010
• Are you smarter than a half-term governor? - Wednesday, April 14, 2010
• Rewriting History - Monday, April 05, 2010
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• Dressing Arnie Vogel - Tuesday, August 18, 2009
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