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Category: Politics Category
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’”
—Hunter S. Thompson
I have accomplished the part about being used up and totally worn out, but I am not yet ready to skid in -- broadside or otherwise. Instead, I would like to stay healthy so I can enjoy what life is left, but need some help doing so. Read More
I know we’re just getting to know each other but let’s just get this out of the way early; I’m a political junkie. I’m a policy wonk. I am endlessly fascinated by how elections are conducted; not just the candidates and issues but the actual workings of an election. I’m a flaming liberal proud to have voted twice for Barack Obama. I devote my time and money to the candidates and campaigns that I believe in.
I was bitterly disappointed in President Obama’s Inaugural speech.Read More