Category Archives: D.C.

Carly Fiorina, and Other GOP Debate Social Media Information

Don’t shoot the messenger here, as I have not decided which party — including a possible third party — that I will vote for in 2016. However, there were no women on the stage for the prime time GOP debate … Continue reading

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‘War on Women,’ a High School Education, and Sarah Palin

 Georgia Senate candidate Karen Handel, right, and Sarah Palin. (Credit: wsbtv.com.) Updated 4:51 p.m. The Georgia political scene heated up this week, and not just because Sarah Palin came to the Atlanta area to campaign for a candidate. Seems Palin, … Continue reading

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Journalism, then and now

Bad news about newspaper downsizing is easy to find, and now a cliche. However, I thought it would be interesting to put the carnage in human terms. In some cases, the downsizing has been a blessing. Reaction and attitude are … Continue reading

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My 9/11 memories

I awoke, like many others in America, to television pictures of jetliners imbedded in the World Trade Center. There also was a graphic along the bottom of CNN saying, “Attack On America.” And now, another anniversary. I will not compare … Continue reading

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Gingrich no fan of Obama policies

Newt Gingrich hasn’t been US House Speaker in some time, but the  Republican clearly still has a strong taste for policymaking and an outspoken nature. In a recent Atlanta speech (2/24/2010), he used “magic wand” to describe the political approach … Continue reading

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Jan 1, 2000: CNN, LA Times, Register

Ah, wasn’t life simple then? The biggest national concern was Y2K, and that almost seemed secondary to the excitement of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for people to witness a new millennium dawning. Now, the first decade of the 2000s is nearly done, … Continue reading

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