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The Night I Tried Network TV – Reviews of The MJF Show, The Crazy Ones, The Goldbergs and Back in the Game

With few exceptions over the past decade, Modern Family and Burn Notice most prominently, if the show’s not on Sunday night I don’t watch it. The biggest difference from NBC’s Thursday night lineup in the […]

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Defriended by Right-Wing Facebookers

Help, I’ve been defriended by right-wing Facebookers! Well ok, I’m not really in danger. Did not mean to alarm anyone but for the third time a FB friend deleted my comments and defriended me after […]

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Not All Guns are the Same

Before I begin, let me get this out. I’m not against gun ownership. Hunting? Fine by me as long as the animals aren’t endangered and you don’t waste the meat. Sports shooting? It’s a lot of […]

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Aurora

I guess it’s a good thing to still be shocked by events such as today’s tragedy at the Aurora Movie Theatre. To feel otherwise would imply numbness and acceptance. Many questions obviously remain unanswered though […]

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DON’T LET UP ON IRAN – Too Late for Minor Concessions

This article original appeared in www.actforisrael.org and appears courtesy thereof. (See http://actforisrael.org/blog/blog/2012/04/27/dont-let-up-on-iran-too-late-for-minor-concessions/) In an early 2009 interview on the ABC News Program This Week, then President-elect Obama reiterated his goal of working directly with Iran […]

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Rick Santorum Misunderstands the Swing Vote

When asked if his staunch conservative views would alienate swing voters in a potential general election, former Pennsylvania Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum responded, “No, I would rather lose the election than win […]

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Santorum and Government Bailouts

I think it was Ecclesiastes’ brother, or maybe his cousin, who said, “To everything there’s an exception, to everything there’s an exception.”  This profound quote came to mind the other day when I heard former […]

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Doggonit, Romney Will Never be President

I prefer not to begin with disclaimers but in this case let me state I am not a Romney hater. If I had to pick between the remaining republican presidential candidates, he would be my […]

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Obama to Komen Foundation, “Thank you, thank you very much.”

Two political phenomena occurred within the last two weeks, and no, I am not referencing Newt Gingrich’s attempt at moral salvation.  The first involved the public’s reaction to SOPA and PIPA while the second involves […]

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Does Social Media “Know It’s Christmas” – The Roots of Social Media’s Activism May Reside in 1984

If Orwell’s 1984 ever imagined the impact of the 1984’s Do They Know It’s Christmas, “Big Brother” would have certainly taken Bob Geldorf to “Room 101” for some serious re-education. Recorded on December 7, 1984 […]

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