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Al Franken “Giant of The Senate” book review

December 27th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Politics

. Al Franken is a great writer of our times.  That’s just one more reason that that misguided pompous sanctimony the Dumbocrat Party pulled forcing him to resign was so wholly and completely out-of-line.  Wait’ll you read even just the first chapter of this May 2017 book — “Why I’m A Democrat” — and it’ll […]

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Hillary Clinton Javits Center 2016

November 13th, 2016 · 18 Comments · New York City, Politics, Real-life Adventure Tales

Election Night 2016 in New York City . . It was such a beautiful fall Tuesday in New York. We were all in such a good mood. But in retrospect there were some early warning signs I’d rationalized and dismissed: The tollbooth clerk I had a happy election exchange with but when asked who she […]

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Republican Convention first-person account

July 22nd, 2016 · 23 Comments · Politics, Real-life Adventure Tales

. “This is a Shitshow” . When I tried starting this story last night immediately upon arriving home around 4 AM . . . this was all I got writ — Republicans are loons … 😀 But boy, I just had the greatest time!  Sheesh!  This was like the 4th of July for a week!  […]

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The Franken Fracas

May 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics, Real-life Adventure Tales

at John Grady’s request, I pulled this out of the files . . . The Franken Fracas (Democracy in Action – Sunday!  Sunday!  Sunday!) Manchester, NH — Howard Dean’s Town Hall appearance High Noon, the Sunday just before Super Tuesday Hundred year old theater, core heart downtown Manchester, in a city & state completely consumed by […]

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