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Politics and #OWS on Facebook

October 27, 2011

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Yesterday I read a 60-comment debate on Facebook about the Occupy Wall Street protests. Actually calling it a debate would be rather generous – it was mostly “teabagger” this and “Fox News that.” The whole thing was started with a someone posting a panel of Captain America saying to stand your ground and captioning the […]

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Thoughts …

October 25, 2011

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So … howya doin’? Last time we spoke was April, and judging from this blog, you’d think I was so mad over the Shuttle not coming to Dayton that it took me 6 months to get over the pain of NASA’s rejection. Never fear, it’s not quite that bad – though to say blogging’s been […]

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Snookered: Budget deal only really cuts $14.7B

April 12, 2011

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Grumbling has grown over the tiny nature of cuts reached in the recent deal to avoid a government shutdown. It’s sure to gain even more intensity after analysis shows that a lot of the cuts were accounting tricks and on programs that the President wanted to cut anyway. The upsetting bottom line – if you’re […]

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No shuttle coming to Dayton’s Air Force Museum

April 12, 2011

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The hopes of an entire state were dashed today as NASA announced the homes for the retiring space shuttles. Florida, California, New York, and DC get the shuttles – leaving Dayton, OH and the Air Force Museum out in the cold. NASA Administrator Charles M. Bolden made the announcement at an afternoon press conference, tearing […]

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Tea Party signs lead to MI park ban

April 11, 2011

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The city of Coldwater, MI finds itself the subject of a federal lawsuit after its city manager, Jeff Budd,¬†found Tea Party signs “too political” and “too controversial” and banned all signs and banners as a result. The complaint (found here) was filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of the Common Sense Patriots […]

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