jEFFSTANA on June 30th, 2009

In a multi-party democratic republic, when one party is clearly out-of-power, obstruction — though not a winning strategy — remains a primary course of action. Consider the effort a tug-of-war, where the goal is to slow the inevitable march of the controlling political party. Yet playing the same hand and expecting a different result is […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 23rd, 2009

Most U.S. journalists (on the left and the right), seem a bit smug reporting civil unrest for an Iranian government currently having a rough time balancing democracy with authoritarian rule.(1) This glee in other’s unease largely manifests as chauvinism, either national or faith-based, or a combination of the two. Which explains my embarrassment reading most […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 21st, 2009

My Congressman, Trent Franks (R-AZ), as founder and co-chair of the Missile Defense Caucus (MDC) wonders why the US government can allocate funds toward stimulating an economic recovery, while neglecting to protect our great country from specific missile threat from North Korea and Iran. (Huh?) When the Strategic Forces Subcommittee voted to curtail $1.2 billion […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 14th, 2009

Glen Beck, the other day, mentioned the holocaust museum shooting as proof that “there is a mentality in our enemies, our country is now vulnerable, this kind of stuff is now coming”. The reason for this tempest says Beck-o, “it’s the economy, it is political correctness, it’s corruption in Washington, it’s the militant Islam”. Maybe […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 11th, 2009

Some fan mail received from one of my “winger” friends (just for kicks): Your President and his cabinet of clowns have totally screwed up the car companies of GM and Chrysler. GM is now called Government Motors, and Chrysler is now, Chisler Motors. How can a bankrupt company, GM buy for 2 billion $, Delphi […]

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