Monthly Archives: September 2011

Callista Gingrich – A Warm Tough Cookie

Callista Gingrich, wife of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, has just published a book of history for 4 – 8 year olds entitled “Sweet Land of Liberty” because, she says, “About two generations ago, our country stopped teaching American history.” … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin’s Presidential Run

Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Russia, announced that he will run for President of Russia next March. I bet you $50 he’ll win. I just have that feeling. Sometimes people win elections simply because the other candidate is incapacitated in … Continue reading

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Ann Romney, Queen Bee not Aunt Bee

This morning I read about the home-spun authenticity of Ann Romney, wife of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Of course, checking out the horoscope behind the authenticity was a must. First let me say I LOVE THIS. Watching politicians’ attempts … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg, Our Friendly Overlord

A friend’s entrepreneurial uncle always told him that to be successful in business one must sell to “women’s vanities or men’s addictions.” Mark Zuckerberg, creator of Facebook, seems to have figured out that men and women can be addicted to … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Michael Stipe?

I heard the bad news today – REM is breaking up. While I haven’t bought their music in a while, hearing about my favorite college band breaking up is like hearing about Al and Tipper Gore calling it quits. What … Continue reading

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I’m still deciding which chart is the “real” Texas – the chart of the Republic or the chart of the State. Maybe, amigos, you can help decide. The Republic of Texas The Republic of Texas, liberated from Mexico, was born … Continue reading

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Saturn in Gemini Presented by Jim Parsons

Saturn is the planet associated with limitations, restrictions, self-denial and discipline. Fun stuff. While few seek the delights of self-denial, if Saturn isn’t prominent in your big life decisions such as marriage, career or buying a house, there is no … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate Minor League Players – Huntsman, Cain and Santorum

I realized I better feast fully on this buffet of Republican candidates before the big money, I mean the voter, decides who will be the Republican nominee for President. Jon Huntsman I think Jon Huntsman, current ambassador to China, should … Continue reading

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Biden and Boehner, Sitting in a Tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Last week before the President’s address to Congress, Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner could be seen in a very enthusiastic greeting, the stuff of Hollywood. Shaking hands Biden and Boehner got as close, almost, … Continue reading

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Ashton Kutcher – One of Two and a Half Men

Like many others, I am trying to understand how Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper will be removed from Two and a Half Men to be replaced by Ashton Kutcher. What will be the character Kutcher plays? If like Sheen Kutcher … Continue reading

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