Monthly Archives: October 2011

Garry Trudeau

Garry Trudeau (actually Garretson Beekman Trudeau, born July 21, 1948) attended Yale as an undergraduate and later earned his M.F.A. degree. M.F.A. refers to Master in Fine Arts, meaning it has no real value except for the person receiving the … Continue reading

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Jobs and Entitlement

Nationally, President Obama is focusing on “the jobs issue”. Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is also focused on jobs. What is being seen both nationally and within Minnesota is a persistent issue of high unemployment filings while thousands of jobs go … Continue reading

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ILLEGAL Immigration

In complaining about the use of the term “ILLEGALS” in a headline in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (October 29, Readers Write), Jenny Zanner stated that the term is used by a “very particular range of the U.S. political spectrum” ( … Continue reading

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Obama is My Shepherd?

In a column appearing in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (May 10, 2009), George Will gave a history lesson. He reminded us that in 1937, columnist Walter Lippmann spoke out against the rise of “authoritarian collectivism”. Mr. Will also pointed out … Continue reading

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Science for Sale or Rent

Science for sale or rent, no phone, no pool, no pets, ain’t got no cigarettes…. Darn, I got lost there with the old song, “King of the Road”. But in reality, science IS for sale in the 21st Century (as … Continue reading

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Surrender

President Obama has decided, with all of his “military expertise” as a community organizer, that it is time for us to leave Iraq on its own. Just as during the Vietnam War, American media and far leftists have convinced the … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Oakland and Atlanta

According to Errin Haines of the Associated press, riot police cleared Wall Street protestors from both Atlanta and Oakland today. “Police guarded newly-cleared plazas early Wednesday in Atlanta and Oakland, Calif., after clearing Occupy Wall Street protest camps in both … Continue reading

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A Plea To The Left

If you listen to the left, the only thing that Republicans can do right is to destroy the world. Every single word that comes out of their mouths is a condemnation of the very people who are trying to preserve … Continue reading

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The Ideology of “Science”

As a person trained as a social scientist, I can tell you that true scientists are a curious lot. They are also open to ideas and the questions that result from those ideas. In a way, true scientists are like … Continue reading

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Liberal Fascism You Can Believe In?

According to Jackie Calmes of the New York Times (reported in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, 10/24/11), President Obama’s new theme: is ‘We can’t wait’ for lawmakers to act. “With his jobs plan stymied in Congress by Republican opposition, President Obama … Continue reading

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