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Carpe Diem: 2018.11.13 Ole Bone Spur

Our Coward-in-Chief once again took to Europe to make himself a national embarrassment for the USA and show himself to be a complete idiot in international affairs (doesn’t know the difference

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Vol.106.1: TIME TO GET OUT OF THE DESERT

It has taken a brutal murder by a barbarous people of the Middle Ages to remind us that it is long past time that America, a country with a notorious bad batting average for picking its enemies

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Carpe Diem: 2018.10.05 Falsetto Suzy

So, maybe it’s a little politically incorrect.  But, screw it, I’m sick of this bullshit.  At least I didn’t call her a whore.  (Or, did I, in a Republican

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Carpe Diem: 2018.10.04 Judge Not

Vol.105.7: FLAKEY JUSTICE

Full disclosure: like Brett Cavanaugh I am also an alumnus of a Jesuit high school, although we were not a prissy rich-boy boarding school that produced guys who sexually-assaulted women (maybe

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Carpe Diem: 2018.09.28 Miss Lindsey Declares

Miss Lindsey Graham, Senator from that fine old slave state of South Carolina, soiled her frilly silk panties during her impassioned defense of admitted beer-loving and sexual abuse-denier Judge

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Vol.105.6: The Funeral Oration as Political Event

In a strange way today’s funeral orations delivered by the likes of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Miss Lindsey Graham, and even, can you believe it, by unindicted war criminal Henry Kissinger

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Carpe Diem: 2018.08.26 True American

As the links below attest I have never been sympathetic to John McCain in these pages. In fact, the only thing I ever agreed with Donald Trump about was that McCain was not a hero (his experience

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Carpe Diem: 2018.08.20 TAKE A KNEE

Professional football season will be commencing soon, another season during which some 30 teams will play a minimum of 22 games at which the national anthem will be played some 330 times. Huge

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Carpe Diem: 2018.07.18 Bromance

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