Tag Archives: Bush

The Big Short: A Warning

We were finally able to take a little time to see the recently released movie “The Big Short.” As most folks already know this film follows the few people that realized early on that the national and world economy was … Continue reading

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Before We Go To War…..

Well, here we go again. The drums of war are beating. Stories of atrocities; stories of government run amok; stories of good guys and bad. Forgive me if I say that in my lifetime we have been down this path so … Continue reading

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Think Twice, Then Think Again

Today we have another guest post from Larry Hodgden. Larry is a retired Viet Nam era veteran of the USAF. He and his wife of 40 years, Sharon, have three children and seven grandchildren who keep him very busy. Family, … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

Today we have a guest editorial from Larry Hodgdsen, chair of the cedar County Democrats Larry is a retired Viet Nam era veteran of the USAF. He and his wife of 40 years, Sharon, have three children and seven grandchildren … Continue reading

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Politics And The Beaten Wife Syndrome

Someone asked me long ago why the American people would continue to vote for candidates like then Pres. George W. Bush. My only guess is that it must be the beaten wife syndrome. That no matter how bad things are … Continue reading

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Incompetence And 9/11

This week I will forego the normal Sunday Funday post. The anniversary of the only attack on the American mainland seems hardly the time for game playing. Things will be back to normal next week. There is an aspect to … Continue reading

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