jEFFSTANA on July 8th, 2008

The presumptive GOP candidate for President of the United States (POTUS) has verbally stumbled more than a few times this election cycle. Perhaps a senior citizen’s impatience with others, forged from years of experience, powers these mistakes. Blunders of age though, cannot satisfactorily explain the extent of these public gaffes. Maybe we are witness to […]

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jEFFSTANA on January 3rd, 2007

A Military Times Poll, at year end, shows: [ “More troops unhappy with Bush’s course in Iraq.”] (duh!) The Dawdler-in-Chief had better chart a course of exit in Iraq. All the talk of a troop “surge” is without support. That pig will never fly. And it’s good news that McCain got collared with with that […]

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jEFFSTANA on August 17th, 2006

At least twice, email found my mailbox, purportedly as an example of reader angst at lax immigration policy advocated by “liberal media”. First, that this “letter to the editor” is making the rounds by email, suggests a certain fabrication and an alternative means of dissemination and persuasion. Still, this does not change the message. It […]

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jEFFSTANA on August 8th, 2006

“50% of Americans polled falsely believe in Iraq WMDs” reads an article in the local red state rag under an AP byline by Charles J. Hanley. [ link here ]. Is this a knuckle-headed country or what? C’mon, those dopey TV ads where overweight empty-headed Americans shake it up — oblivious to their very public […]

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jEFFSTANA on August 6th, 2006

What a great article by Matt Taibbi for RollingStone online, entitled The Mansion Family. He argues — quite effectively — how pundits like David Brooks and the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC), have the common desire to champion the “just be nice” crowd of political movers, which includes mostly those who work within the established party […]

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