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Wash. Post’s Wittiest Column Ends; Captured my Supreme Court Eviction

Washington Post’s Al Kamen announced yesterday that he is ending his “In the Loop” column.  Kamen has set the gold standard for irony and sarcasm for political and bureaucratic finagling since 1992.   Kamen is a rarity in D.C. – a journalist more likely to scoff than to curtsy to the Powers That Be. Here is his amusing […]

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My Afghan Twitter Firestorm

Saturday afternoon, I read about how the U.S. had bombed the only hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which was being staffed by the French volunteer group, Doctors without Borders.  I recalled the 2004 U.S. bombings of a hospital in Fallujah.  So I tossed out a tweet – Blowing up that Kunduz hospital is a small price to […]

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Attention Deficit Democracy Cured?

Maybe the Justice Department can cure this Attention Deficit Democracy problem by proposing an amendment to the Voting Rights Act to protect the calendar-impaired voters.   Maybe the feds could require states to count the votes of those who are clueless about when Election Day occurs? Actually, some states might already be moving in that direction […]

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MP3 – Talking Govt. Waste on Penn. Radio

I want to thank host Doug Herendeen of WRTA News Talk 1240 radio in Altoona, PA for having me on his show to pay our respects to government waste. We had fun talking about my recent U.S. News article on the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and why it is so difficult to end wasteful government spending.  […]

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My Tweets on the GOP Presidential Candidates Debate

Lordie I never expected that “debate” to last more than 3 hours. I almost ran out of beer.   I didn’t start tweeting until the second hour but here’s my two cents – Gov. Kasich last night quoted saying, "If you've saved one life, you’ve changed the world." What about lives snuffed by US drones & […]

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Shakespeare Theatre Best Puck Ever

Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre is presenting free performances of Midsummer Night’s Dream through 9/13. This is the 3rd time I’ve seen that play since July & this version was superb. Adam Green does a magnificent job as Puck.  In a Washington Post profile of the three local versions of Shakespeare’s play, Green commented, “You don’t have […]

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