Boehner’s frivolous lawsuit against Obama

Boehner ObamaThere is a great deal of discussion of this unprecedented lawsuit being entered into by the Republicans in the House of Representatives against the President of the United States. Google it and read a few articles. For the most part the lawsuit is being described as silly, frivolous, a waste of taxpayer’s money, partisan, and even racist. Jonathan Capehart gives a good analysis in the Washington Post where we can suss out of few of the salient points.

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Analogies In the News

GazaI’m not prepared to declare my support for any of the often deadly factions seeking to make changes to the lives of the peoples living in what used to be called the Near East, but a terribly unbalanced conflict is killing innocent people in Gaza and it must be stopped. I like Bill Maher and wouldn’t miss his Friday night broadcast (unless John Oliver was on opposite him); still, not everything Maher says is finest-kind.

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Upton Sinclair

Upton SinclairMost people know Upton Sinclair for his “muckraking” novel, The Jungle, and now a few more know of his novel Oil! which was made into the critically successful movie, There Will Be Blood, but very few people know just how prolific Sinclair was: he wrote fiction, essays, even a few dramas. To give you an idea of his impressive output, here is the list from Wikipedia:

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