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The United States of Splitsville

The last word in the title of this post comes from a slang word for divorce, coined – interestingly enough for Boomers – by none other than Mad Magazine in 1961. It comes to mind because, as indicated by last … Continue reading

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That Noise You Just Heard Was The First Chink In Hillary’s Inevitability

Oops. A lot of people in the Democratic party (and probably some in the Republican party too) had expected that come January 20, 2016, Hillary Clinton would be on the steps of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., while Chief … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy Running Rampant

As Middle Age Cranky wraps up its weekly format over the next few weeks, I will be reprinting my favorite posts from over the last five years. This one about my distaste for the most recent Republican ticket ran on … Continue reading

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A Parable of Sabotage and Stupidity

Once upon a time, there was a man named Phil who went to work for the Ford Motor Company. His friends all thought this was an odd choice of an occupation for Phil, because Phil not only did not like … Continue reading

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The Curse of Rigiditea

As a former Republican, I am watching the Ferris wheel of the 2012 presidential campaign with unbridled glee. Candidates rise, candidates fall, candidates rise again, in an endless circle of breezy blather. I can’t remember a campaign when a party … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on Politics

We’re a little less than a year away from my predicted 50-state Obama re-election landslide (not because he’s so wonderful, but because the opposition is so clueless). It seems as good a time as any to offer some cranky insight … Continue reading

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Unanswered Political Questions

Here in California, we have a voter registration designation called “decline to state.” It’s a nice option for people like me whom both political parties aggravate. All I really want are some representatives who will lead rather than lollygag, decide … Continue reading

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