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Straightforward eloquence is not a virtue we have been subjected to lately. Disillusionment seems to reign the day as cognitive dissonance and a near universal lack of objectivity has permeated even our most trustworthy sources of news and information.  Although hyperbole and self-aggrandizement are nothing new, their effectiveness and usage rates seem to be increasing exponentially.  In short, activists, commentators, journalists, professors, and even pastors have played a part in Stealing Language.     (more…)

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The health care summit today made for some interesting television…if you find policy discussion devoid of any real confrontation interesting. Although boring, I love watching politics in action…I am a political wonk like that. I listened to way too much of it, and jotted down a couple things I liked and didn’t like about today’s forum.   (more…)

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                                                Progressives are becoming more and more disheartened by the lack of progress to pass Universal Health Care by their Democratic leadership in Washington and are starting to vocalize their displeasure.  For example, on Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher, guest Bill Moyers said, “too many Democrats have had their spines surgically removed.”  Over the last few weeks while Congress has been on recess, several liberal pundits and talk show hosts have shared this “spineless” critique of their elected officials.  Meanwhile, the polls have continued to drop against Obama; down to 50%, his lowest ever in the Gallup poll, led by a decrease in August by his largest support demos.  With all hell breaking loose at the Capitol, someone needs to step in and guide the Democratic Party.  That man?  Bob Dole.

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