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Muzings From The Edge: Bingo

This is a special Muzings for all my friends who have been closely following things such as the health care reform or health care insurance reform discussions for the last…

THE HURT LOCKER WINS BEST PICTURE

The independent film The Hurt Locker, after having won numerous awards, including Best Director, went on to win Best Picture at the 82d Annual Academy awards!! The Hurt Locker beat…

The (British) Empire Strikes Back : American Idiots

Idiot – a foolish or senseless person; a person of subnormal intelligence; a person lacking intelligence or common sense. “Don’t wanna be an American idiot” warbled Billy Joe Armstrong a…

The Oscar Contenders

The Oscar contenders revealed!…

DEAR MADDY AND THE BENIGN BONER

Dear Maddy, My old friend is struggling here. For many years he has performed in an acceptable way. Lately – I am 52 – he is struggling in ways that…

THE TIMES (AND POST), THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’

Newspapers are shrinking and, alas, many are dying away. That has me worrying about the job market for print journalists, as well as the implications for the quality and depth…

FOR SALE: GREECE – Only one previous owner

Above – The cover of German magazine Focus Greece is in financial trouble, their national debt is 12.7% of national income, only 3% is allowed by countries in the Euro…

Should We Fire Our Teachers?

America's education system is almost as bad as its health care system. It costs a fortune to maintain yet it is still sick. If you don't believe that ask your…

old white men gone WILD

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy What is most disturbing is, as he says, the lack of respect and trust in authority.  Look, I’m…

The (British) Empire Strikes Back : The Man With A Face For Radio

Don’t Panic!! My Sunday Roast…sorry…post will appear on Sunday as normal. This is merely a small advertisement for those with nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon – in…

DYLAN RATIGAN IS MY NEW HERO:KICKS TEA BAG LEADER OFF SHOW

MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan just got tired of Republican obstructionism and Tea Bagger bullshit. On Tuesday afternoon, MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan got so upset with one of his guests, “Tea Party”…

GIVE ‘EM HELL, E.J.

In 730 words, E.J. Dionne eviscerates Orrin Hatch’s recent op-ed piece against health-care reform and the use of reconciliation. The Democrats are not “ramming through” a massive bill, contrary to…

Sarah Palin is plain insulting

It’s insulting… “docudrama – Earth style” TV show on Alaska with Palin??!! Yes, of course, America wants to view this unspeakable bitches’ systematic slaughter of Wolves and seal pups. We…

ED EXAGGERATION: SCHULTZ TWISTS TRUTH

I know there are a lot of you who love Ed Schultz, but I don’t always. From time to time I find him to be a blusterer and a blowhard.…