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DC born, Appalachian raised. Independent conservative. Of the opinion that the world has lost its damn fool mind, but whatever-y'all have the right to fuck your shit up any way you want as long as you leave me be to fuck up mine. Problem is, Progressives picked a culture War and dragged me into it. Let's roll.
I vividly remember all the hub bub about jobs being shipped overseas under the Bush Admin. Lamentation after lamentation about we poor saps being screwed by "the man" - a greedy and uncaring Republican administration. This was happening (according to our Liberal friend) because, well, it was the Republicans...
More than a couple people were probably unimpressed with this little gem from the Oscars last night. These awards ceremonies routinely devolve into more of a shouting match amongst political savants than they do actually celebrate entertainment success. Now, I'm sure it's wonderful getting drunk at the after party...

“Low Tide” Conservatism

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For folks not familiar with the offense to the senses at low tide, let me suggest to you there is a smell about the air quite unlike any other; swampy, a little on the sewerage side, and yet somehow deliciously pungent and, dare I say, almost a little sweet....
A dear friend of mine loves the expression "kick the can down the road" and refers to it often when describing the ways in which people of alleged intelligence and supposed positions of power and authority attend to important matters as they arise...they don't. As he rightly points...
The take on this news is sad...interesting, mind, but sad nonetheless. The Arizona House wants to enact legislation that would make it illegal to abort babies based on gender or race. The columnist suggests (as does my title here) that this is "a solution in search of a problem"...