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Another Clinton Sell-Out

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 7:37 pm | Mary Pitt

So Hillary finally presented us with her "health plan". Whoopee! That will fix everything. Right? Wait a minute, isn't that what Romney did in Massachusetts? Isn't that the same pattern set by George Bush's Medicare Part D? We must, by law, ... More >>

Dinos ready to sell us out again

Sunday, 9 September 2007, 9:19 pm | Mary Pitt

In 2006, when we gave the Democrats a majority in both houses, we were full of hope that, at last, something would be done to stop the President's war-mongering. To date we have seen little except compromise, coalition, and making nice. Few are there ... More >>

Mary Pitt: About That Patience, Mr. President

Monday, 3 September 2007, 11:49 am | Mary Pitt

You know, the patience that you are asking the American people to provide while you continue to slog around in the quagmire called Iraq; while the "surge" creates conditions that will unite the Iraqi people. May I be so bold as to remind ... More >>

Framing Questions and Making Choices

Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 4:27 pm | Mary Pitt

The politicians, though they profess to ignore them, are greatly influenced by the national concensus polls. There have long been comments that the polls can say anything you want them to depending on the wording of the questions. It seems that may be ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Three Little Words

Monday, 16 July 2007, 7:52 pm | Mary Pitt

There are three words that strike fear into the hearts of modern-day politicians. They are not obscene or distasteful to any ethnic group but saying any one of them in the context of the day's news will cause an instant and infectious breathing spasm ... More >>

The Ken And Barbie Show

Monday, 9 July 2007, 9:05 pm | Mary Pitt

Yawn! It's almost time for the next episode of The Ken And Barbie Show. You know, the new television extravaganza where a bunch of very affluent, carefully groomed, coiffed, and made-up rich folks get on a stage and try to convince us that they "feel ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Big Men On White Horses

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 3:01 pm | Mary Pitt

For a hundred years, the children of this nation have gone to bed at night to stories of handsome princes and beautiful princesses, of evil witches, fearsome ogres, and happy endings. They have gone to Saturday matinees depicting good, honest people, ... More >>

Mary Pitt: We Have Lost In Iraq

Monday, 23 April 2007, 8:42 pm | Mary Pitt

These words spoken by Senator Harry Reid have raised the Republican hackles and created headlines. While, actually, these words were predicated by a phrase which was widely overlooked, "Unless the President changes his plan." However, even if we "win" the ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Who Grieves For Them?

Monday, 23 April 2007, 8:42 pm | Mary Pitt

While spending my usual Sunday morning, watching the news shows on television, I founds myself in total empathy with the parents of the slain college students at Virgina Tech. More >>

Mary Pitt: Poor Johnny One-Note

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 11:10 am | Mary Pitt

Does anyone else even remember the little ditty about the poor guy who could blow only one note on his musical instrument? I was reminded of it when I heard the President making his suggestion about his "solution" to the problem of health care in America. More >>

Mary Pitt: Give 'Em What They Want

Friday, 19 January 2007, 11:16 am | Mary Pitt

It's time to whip out the old show biz cliche and do what public figures have done for decades to satisfy the paying customers and confound the critics. The Republicans are holding their fat bellies as they chuckle and challenge the Democrats with such ... More >>

Mary Pitt: The Great Social Security Theft

Monday, 8 January 2007, 9:48 am | Mary Pitt

I recently read a lament about how the poor illegal immigrants are working to pay for someone else's retirement and, later, a news item about the fact that we are on the verge of siging an agreement that would allow these same immigrants to draw ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Too Little Too Late

Wednesday, 3 January 2007, 10:55 am | Mary Pitt

As the time nears for the Democratic Congress to take office, debate is beginning to rage about whether the Pelosi approach is the correct one and it is more prudent for the Congress to launch investigations to hold responsible certain individuals ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Much Ado About Nothing

Monday, 11 December 2006, 5:14 pm | Mary Pitt

The elephant called the Iraq Study Group has labored long and hard and, after keeping their secret until "after the election", has brought forth a gnat. They have utterly failed to discover a method for extracting W's grubby little fist from the cookie ... More >>

Mary Pitt: WHA-A-A-A-A-AT

Thursday, 16 November 2006, 11:40 am | Mary Pitt

It is a comon expression that one sees on the faces of "liberal" bloggers and op-ed writers on internet web sites as we view the talking heads in the expensive suits on the mainstream media dismissing us and demanding a move to the centrist viewpoint. ... More >>

Mary Pitt: America's Demands Of The 100th Congress

Tuesday, 14 November 2006, 9:45 pm | Mary Pitt

Let us all take time to rejoice over the "thumpin'" we delivered to Mr. Bush and his minions, to savor the absence of Rummy, and to allow the newly-elected Dems to learn the ropes of Washington procedures, and then let us hold their little feet ... More >>

Mary Pitt: The Hate Machine

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 3:52 pm | Mary Pitt

Somewhere in the bowels of the White House, there must be a machine that monitors everything that is said and done in the nation that expresses dissatisfaction with any policy or practice of President Bush or the Republican Party. Once the slightest ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Hip Deep In The Trickle Down

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:31 pm | Mary Pitt

HUZZAH! The old folks are getting a raise in their monthly pittance next year. We are to be eternally grateful that we are allowed to be blessed by the trickle-down that has finally reached us, Compassionate Conservatism at its best. With this Cost ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Straight Talk From Cowboy Country

Friday, 13 October 2006, 1:17 pm | Mary Pitt

For God's sake, Mr. President, just TALK to the man! Ever since you "took" the office of the presidency of the United States, the president of North Korea has been asking to talk to you and you have refused. Bill Clinton talked to him, learned what the ... More >>

Mary Pitt: Faulty Intelligence

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:17 pm | Mary Pitt

As Congressmen and Senators, having felt the outrage of the American public at the conduct of the War of Choice, are pursuing the opportunity to keep their well-paying jobs in the upcoming election, more and more of them are announcing that they regret ... More >>





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