Tag Archives: Constitution

Dog Days of Summer

This past week was the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and this past weekend was the 10th Anniversary of when the levees failed. All of which is a reminder that Dennis Hastert was right. It is little understood elsewhere that … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Who’s Coming to Dinner?

This week’s Heartlander is he who is conspicuous by his absence at the Table—Lindsay Graham. According to Quinnipiac, The Donald leads the Republican field. Mr. Graham is not on the list . . . . Northern though I be, I … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Marathon

The Heartlander is back, and this week’s Heartlander is Caitlyn Jenner. We first got to know Caitlyn when she was Bruce, gold medal Decathlete. I’m vaguely old enough to remember 1976 and 1975 and what a craptastic self-image the United States had … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Grand Old Flag

This week’s Heartlander is the United States Congress for allowing “key” parts of the Patriot Act to expire. Score one for the Fourth Amendment; or make that two. Annddd . . . Lone Wolves are breathing safer and sleeping sounder.  … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Dreamland

To Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dream Lives.

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What’s Goin’ On?

So, yesterday marked five days in a row of student protests here in Denver, culminating in a demonstration by a group of students from an all-girl middle school. As Nichelle Nicols knows, sometimes you’re there just so they have to … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Merry F-in Christmas

Years ago, a friend of mine went to one of those open gift exchanges where everyone brings a generic gift and then everyone gets to pick a gift unwrap it and then either they keep it or they can swap … Continue reading

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