Monthly Archives: July 2010

Note To Tea Party: Radical Leaders Prey On the Fearful and Naive

The web-site Oh!pinion reports that in Mason City, Iowa, the North Iowa Tea Party has a billboard showing pictures of Hitler and Lenin, and, in between, a picture of President Obama.  The title on the billboard seems a classic example … Continue reading

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In A Democracy, Leadership Bubbles Up — It Is Not Imposed By Authority Deciding Who Is Worthy

David Esrati, on his web-site, makes reference to a post, by Scott Kirsner, that suggests that New England should adopt a “mission statement.” Esrati says, “There is nothing wrong with stealing good ideas.” This is Kirsner’s suggestion for a … Continue reading

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In Special Election, Voter Turnout In Montgomery County Reduced By 30% — Only 4 Polling Places Open In Entire County

In yesterday’s Special Democratic Primary, 30% fewer voters participated in Montgomery County than in the last Special Primary in September, 2006.  This big reduction in voting rate must be blamed on the fact that in a money saving move, only … Continue reading

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