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The value of values in an election

Share the post “The value of values in an election” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Just when you thought that the 2004 election of George Bush was the worst, along comes the 2006 mid-term election. With Ted Strickland, Sherrod Brown and many other Democrats leading in the statewide polls, the Republican mud-slinging machine is in full force. Many of these ads attack the personal character of the candidates as…

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Foley Erect

Share the post “Foley Erect” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Brett and I are fans of John Stewart’s The Daily Show. We watch it every night in bed. If you missed Monday’s episode, you have to go to the web site and watch the videos found under the Foley Erect link. They are about the Mark Foley scandal and are too funny. Well, funny except for the Republican cover-up…

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Please sign the Vision Not Division Petition

Share the post “Please sign the Vision Not Division Petition” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The following comes from an email that I received from Equality Ohio. Please read the following and sign the petition. This election season, if candidates for any office want to climb the political ladder, they’re going to have to do it without stepping on the backs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people….

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Happy Independence Day

Share the post “Happy Independence Day” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I love reading the newspaper. I usually peruse some stories on http://www.ohio.com/ at lunch and read the print version at night. The Akron Beacon Journal is a pretty typical newspaper, nothing special about it. Today’s edition hit me as being above normal. The special interest stories and columnists made today’s paper entertaining. I am nostalgic at heart and…

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A Victory for Now

Share the post “A Victory for Now” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The good news tonight was that the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage failed to pass the Senate. The 49 to 48 vote fell short of the 60 votes needed to end debate, thwarting President George W. Bush and his Republican puppet senators who argued that the Constitution must be amended to prevent judges from striking down existing…

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Call the White House Today

Share the post “Call the White House Today” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The following is an excerpt from an email I received today from the Human Rights Campaign. You can see from the text that President Bush continues his campaign of hate and abuse of his federal powers. Caving into the demands of right wing extremists, he is planning a news conference to throw his support to the…

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Too Busy to Blog

Share the post “Too Busy to Blog” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This past week has been so busy. Brett and I worked all weekend in the yard. Oh, a condo looks so good right now! I wanted to mulch this weekend. For us that means 12-15 yards to put down. My cardiologist said that I should avoid overly stressful jobs and actions putting pressure on my sternum. I…

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