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Opinion: The Misfits of Eagle Valley

February 21, 2012 Ron Andersen

Over the years, I’ve met a wide variety of misfits: beach bums, hillbillies, desert rats. There are misfits of a sort in cities too. As Ray Davies once pointed out, misfits are everywhere. Since taking […]

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Opinion: TEA party perdition

January 29, 2012 Ron Andersen

Perdition- Entire loss; utter destruction; ruin; the utter loss of the soul, or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death. brainyquote.com Like many Americans, I’ve been watching the Republican Party […]

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A poem (sort of): Gung-Ho Newt

December 5, 2011 Ron Andersen

I was driving to work, listening to my favorite right-wing hate-speech radio station, when the subject of Newt Gingrich came up. The interviewee’s breathless enthusiasm was, well, alarming. Has all the trouble the Republican’s have […]

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Opinion: Isolationism revisited

July 4, 2011 Ron Andersen

It started with Tim Pawlenty in the New Hampshire debate and is currently being thrown around by nearly everybody. Not since Pat Buchanan ran for president 20 years ago has this word been used so […]