Tag Archives: mid-term elections

Saturday morning in our hood; Tuesday morning at the polls

Strolling to Reid Park for the Firefighters Chili Cook-off Saturday morning, you wouldn’t know that demagoguery is at play across the land. Sampling tiny cups of chili I wonder which of the all-male chefs might agree with my progressive politics. … Continue reading

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Time to take a stand

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is alive after being shot in the head this morning outside of the Safeway at Ina and Oracle in northwest Tucson. Gabby, as anyone who’s met the Congresswoman calls her, had made her weekly trip from Washington, … Continue reading

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Nemesis

I’m trying to avoid talking about the election, fully intending to discuss “Nemesis,” Philip Roth’s latest book. I loved it, but it does have political connotations. Guess everything does. Rachel Maddow just reported that Sarah Palin is running for prez … Continue reading

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A few random election eve thoughts

Think hard. In Tucson, vote for all Democrats whose last names start with  G. On tonight’s program, Keith Olberman aired a clip of Wacky Queen Sarah talking with a moderator on Fox News (I can’t bear to call their TV … Continue reading

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Addendum to “Journalism” post

I referred to the famous line from “Network” in my Oct. 17 “Journalism” post. Apparently, Carl Paladino, or Crazy Carl, the nutty N.Y. Republican nominee for governor, has co-opted “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this … Continue reading

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