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New book: Firearms Regulation in the Bill of Rights






Now out. Book available through CreateSpace. Linked here. https://www.createspace.com/6462047 List Price: $25.00 Add to Cart About the author: Margie Burns. PhD, English literature, Rice University. Freelance journalist writing on government, law, and politics. Washington, D.C., region. Many published articles in general-interest and scholarly publications but most writing time for three years has gone into this Read More

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A “vanilla characterization”: Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and Hillary Clinton






Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Hillary Clinton. Your cash is good at the bar. Emails recently released via wikileaks restore little hope about the Clinton team behind scenes. The excerpts below, verbatim and in-house, pertain to that vexed topic of Clinton’s paid speeches for Wall Street. They’re pretty clear. Little editorializing required. As Halloween approaches, some naked self-exposure of Read More

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WHAT YOU DIDN’T READ, ABOUT THE 2014 ELECTIONS






WHAT YOU DIDN’T READ, ABOUT THE 2014 ELECTIONS Memo to Democrats: This is what you get, when the face of the Democratic Party is the Clintons. Memo to Democrats: No passionate voter likes a lack of choice, a monopoly candidate. Memo to Democrats: Passionate voters are not inspired by an election that looks preordained. Let Read More

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“Rick Perry is finished” line being pushed by anti-immigrant PAC






Coming soon from more than one rightwing group near you, the following message. Self-explanatory.   ALIPAC’s “Perry Is Finished” Press Release Goes Viral Across America ! Rick Perry Is Finished http://www.alipac.us/article6612.html For National Release Friday, September 23 ______________________________ ALIPAC’s ‘Perry Is Finished’ Release Goes Viral Across America! http://www.alipac.us/article6618.html Sunday, September 25 Topic: Americans for Legal Read More

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Earthquake in Cheverly, Maryland






Earthquake in Cheverly, Maryland August 23–About ten minutes or a quarter to 2:00 p.m., my whole house shook. So did my neighbors’. This was a real earthquake. My house is brick; everything shook from basement to roof; heavy things fell off the mantel and a bookcase. I am sitting in the room I use for Read More

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Apology from Texas, humor from the Yellow Dog Dems






Apology from Texas, humor from Yellow Dog Dems If I do laugh at any mortal thing, ’tis only that I may not weep . . .     A little humor helps. View video here: Dear America   From the Great State, or more specifically The Democratic Party of Texas (n.b. not the ‘Democrat Party.’ Read More

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Using Perry to winnow the GOP field?






If GOP strategists plan to use Rick Perry to thin the Republican field, they risk further disasters   It’s too early to be writing about the White House race for 2012, but here goes anyway–   The GOP field is shaping up, against all odds, to be interesting. Here’s the game: First, only one candidate, Read More

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