Category Archive: Politics

Jan 12 2010

Good Ol’ Healthcare

Now, let me get this straight…..We are going to pass a health care plan written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand it, passed by a Congress that hasn’t read it but exempts themselves from it, to be signed by a president that also hasn’t read it and who smokes, with funding administered …

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Nov 14 2008

John Labatt Signature Porter and Red Amber Lager

My friend at the local beer distributor gave me a sample of John Labatt Signature Porter and Red Amber Lager. Both were very decent beers that I would drink again if given the opportunity. Here’s the Porter and Red Amber Lager reviews from RateBeer.com.

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Feb 20 2008

Bitburger Premium Pils

I’ve recently been drinking European beers, as opposed to the local area microbrews. I picked up a case of one of my favorite pilsners, Bitburger. I first learned of this beer from my father, who used to drink it when he was stationed at Bitburg Air Base in the early 80s. This beer has always …

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Feb 15 2008

Writer’s Block

I have been really busy as of late (haven’t we all?), and every time I think about something to write about, I jot down a few notes so I will remember what it is I wanted to write about. As of late it has been stupid shit I hear or read about in Mass Media; …

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Jan 22 2008

Thompson Drops Out From Race

Really? How can you be sure? I mean the verb “running” really isn’t the first one that pops into my head when I think of Fred Thompson’s campaign. Here are some that do (in no particular order): walk; leisurely stroll; the shuffle or waddle one might have after the fart, and aren’t really sure if …

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Jan 09 2008

Choosing a Presidential Candidate

With the plethora of both Democratic and Republican candidates currently campaigning for their respective party nomination, the average American citizen of voting age (e.g., me) might be wondering the same thing I was: “Which candidate best shares my views on the topics that I find most important?” After a few Google searches, I came across …

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Jan 08 2008

The Newest Republican

After wavering back and forth over Fred Thompson or Mike Huckabee, I am 99.9% sure I am going to have to go with Mike Huckabee in the upcoming primaries. I like both candidates, and I agree with both candidates on a majority of the issues, but I get the feeling when listening to both candidates …

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Oct 13 2007

Fred Thompson For President

George W. Bush is has fully endorsed Fred Thompson stating that he “Likes the way he articulafies his words” and admires the fact he doesn’t need a Press Secretary to perform “damage control” after he speaks. Fred Thompson For President And not to be crass, but his wife, Jeri, is smoking hot and that should …

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