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It’s all good martinis today! Join Jim and Greg as they stunningly applaud former President Obama for telling liberals that just blasting people for not being sufficiently woke actually accomplishes nothing. They’re also glad to see the House of Representatives vote overwhelmingly to blame Turkey for the Armenian genocide committed over a century ago and […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America break down the news of Maine and Nevada refusing to join the popular vote pact to change presidential elections. Michael Avenatti is on his way to losing his license to practice law. And Baltimore’s Mayor wants criminals to swap bullets for boxing gloves. More

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The Daily Signal (a Heritage Foundation site) released a video detailing Maines significant reductions in able-bodied welfare rolls. While Governor Paul LaPage received massive outcry from advocates of the poor, the results show an 80% drop in welfare (‘able bodied’, ‘single’) while there was a 114% increase in employment. Families with children were not included in […]

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Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) has a razor-thin lead in a three way race, receiving 41% in a Rasmussen Reports Poll out today. Democrat US Representative Michael Michaud receives 40%, while so-called independent (read: liberal) Elliot Cutler places a distant third at 16%. In 2010, LePage won the Blaine House with 37.6% of the vote to Cutler’s […]

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It’s question often asked and answered, if you live in New York City: “Where are you from?” It’s an easy conversation starter, and since countless residents of the Big Apple are born elsewhere, the answer is often interesting. People flock to the city not just from around the country but also from around the world.

Though I have lived in this place for nine years, I am not a New Yorker.

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With still another week remaining of vacation we received the news that ended the trip. Very early in the morning my wife’s phone rang. Over a very bad connection we heard: her uncle died the night before in a plane wreck in Florida. We took that day anyway to see Boston, but we drove all […]

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