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What A Wonderful World . . .

Posted on 28. Sep, 2009 by .


I woke up this morning in such a good mood.  I beat Halo 3: ODST (it was a short campaign, but one hell of a game.  8.5 out of 10), my Yankees clinched the AL East Division Title after sweeping the Red Sox this past weekend and I think I’ve finally found the future Mrs. […]

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Capitalism – An Unnecessary Love Story?

Posted on 16. Sep, 2009 by .


America, are you ready to fall in love with capitalism all over again? According to movie reviews, “Capitalism: A Love Story,” Michael Moore’s latest political documentary, covers a tried and true concept that he believes Americans will flock to in droves – – the overwhelming incompetence of the Bush Administration. The film, set to debut […]

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Is America's Love Affair With Barack Obama Over Already?

Posted on 08. Sep, 2009 by .


According to David Brooks of the New York Times, the numbers say yes – – he states that President Obama’s job approval rating is down 20 points to about 50 percent.  Also, 59 percent of Americans now think the country is headed in the wrong direction. And you thought I was cynical. When Barack Obama […]

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Do I really have to write about politics? (Now with Obama-esque stuff, links and a really cool pic . . .)

Posted on 01. Sep, 2009 by .


(Thanks to one of our great classmates for pointing out my folly of not mentioning something about the Obama administration.   How could I forget that?) When Professor Beinart emailed us last week with our first politically based op-ed assignments, I immediately replied to him with a question: “Are we going to spend the entire semester […]

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