Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Sitting in my car, listening to Barack Obama (*please read to the end.)

I had meant to go grocery shopping. As NPR came on the radio, I heard Barack Obama’s eloquent voice, and a realization struck me: This could be his last news conference as president. I started taking notes on my shopping … Continue reading

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Calm the f***k down. But I could be wrong.

Here’s my 2016 presidential election theory: The screamers are coming out in droves for the nincompoop Donald Trump on the Republican side. On election day, those angry, hateful, uneducated voters (as the dumpster, uh, trumpster, himself said) will comprise a … Continue reading

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Dear Barack: I’m Flabbergasted

Plenty has been written about your less than lackluster first-debate. Frustrating and depressing for sure. I figure you were so angry you couldn’t speak, and anything you said Romney would respond to with a lie. Of the 67 million people … Continue reading

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Arizona goes purple

Maybe I’m a little naive about politics. I’m an optimist. Genius political statistician Nate Silver calls Arizona for Romney by a whopping 89 percent; at the same time Arizona keeps getting less red on his state-by-state map. Then there’s Democrat … Continue reading

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Birds of Paradise, part 2

Memories can be elusive, unlike flowers. In yesterday’s post I mentioned that my father, Sidney Edward Wilensky, was a florist. Guess I haven’t talked about him much, even to my closest friends. Maybe it’s because my father died in 1969, … Continue reading

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No fan of LBJ, but I gotta say…

Some folks are really, really happy that President Obama emerged from his evolution closet today to support same-sex marriage. Fine by me. If gays and lesbians want to marry, it’s their business, not mine. For me it’s equality. My beloved … Continue reading

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Go Barack! Thank you Gabby!

Distant, standoffish, that’s how Barack Obama is often described. Not true. He doesn’t bawl or scream but why does that make him unemotional? Did you see the way he hugged Gabby last night before the State of the Union address? … Continue reading

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