Farenotwell, Republican Congressmen

Amazing things happened yesterday in the polls. Most of all, and I hope I'm not being naive, some hope has been restored in me. After the 2004 election I lost all faith in the American voter. The idea that Bush could be re-elected after all the havoc he caused ...

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The Religion of Carl Sagan

[This article edited December 2016 to be more clear that I am not categorizing all Muslims into the radical grouping]

Carl Sagan died in 1996, and shortly thereafter so did his religion, if you use modern politics as a gauge. Carl Sagan's religion is based on simple, easy-to-understand principles ...

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Bush's Speech on Immigration Reform

In a desperate bid to seem sane, effective, and in a desperate bid to appear like he's still the decider George W. Bush gave a speech today detailing his hopes for immigration reform. His speech was a strange mix of Progressive and Conservative. I believe he hopes to appeal ...
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Dianne Feinstein Sends Me A Personal Message

This post is to show you naysayers that when you speak your mind to politicians, your voice is heard. If you are lucky your voice resonates strongly with the politician as it did in my case. Was it my articulate prose, or my concise argument that moved Diane Feinstein to ...

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What's Wrong With the Dems?

I am not the only one who has been sick of the Democratic Party - not of their issues, values, or views - but with their lack thereof. Their jellyfish-like behavior in the shadow of a strong Republican party is embarrassing for many who care about human rights, civil rights, the environment ...
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The Effects of My Cheap-Bastardom, and Why SBC Sucks

Dimmeria is back online after a hiatus because I was switching ISPs from dslextreme to SBC (now ATT). ATT offers this slick deal where it's $18/month for 3Mbps down and 512Kbps up - dynamic IP and no ports blocked (so it will work for a server, like this one ...

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A Drive for a .kid Top-Level Domain

I have been frustratedly watching from afar as people have been discussing making a .xxx top-level internet domain. While this may not be a bad idea - it also be not be a good idea. We don't want to limit graphic material on the internet to .xxx - afterall, there are ...

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When Is a Holiday Greeting an Insult?

When you interpret it that way. For the past few years the Right-wing, with the help of Bill O' Reilly and other pundits have been waging a "War for Christmas" by trying to force people to say "Merry Christmas" as opposed to "Happy Holidays".

Personally, I've always celebrated Christmas ...

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