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Updates

Some of you may have noticed a few technical problems on this blog in the last couple of days. I updated the version of PHP and WordPress, and all hell broke loose. I think I have everything working properly again, and the new versions are faster and more secure now. But let me know at […]

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Heather Cox Richardson

A friend sent me this article from political historian Heather Cox Richardson that discusses the coronavirus, oil prices, and Donald Trump fiddling while America burns. I encourage you to read it. This reminded me that I needed to add her website “Letters from an American” to my list of links (to the right). I’ve done […]

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Starting a new project

I’m starting a new project at work, which is keeping me busy, and it is about to get worse. So I’m just warning you that my posts might be a bit erratic for a few months. But I will still post from time to time.

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Hibernation

I’ve been publishing Political Irony since May 2008, during the run up to the election of Barack Obama as president. I started this blog for several reasons. Primary was my frustration with the US political situation under George W Bush (my wife and I moved to New Zealand for almost 5 months when he was […]

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On the Road Again

I have a big work trip starting up, so posts will probably be a bit scattered for the next month or so. I’m sure I will post occasionally, and I’ll be back at full strength sometime in October, so don’t worry! UPDATE: This trip has been busier than I ever expected. Work has been absolutely […]

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On the road again

I’m going to be traveling for a week, and probably won’t be able to post much while I’m gone.

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Traveling

I have a new job and I’ll be traveling quite a bit. In fact, I’ll be on the road for a week starting today. So some things might be a bit sporadic in here. Sometimes I wish I could just ignore the news for a week, and when I come back, Trump would have quit. […]

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Emoluments

The word is out that the NY Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is looking into Donald Trump’s violations of the emoluments clause of the constitution (the clause that says that the president may not receive gifts or other personal favors from foreign governments). To do this, they need public support. Apparently, in this case it doesn’t […]

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Sorry!

You may have noticed that posts have been a little spotty recently. Most of you know I have been traveling for the last few months and as the end of my vacation approaches, things have gotten a bit crazy. Sorry about that. But don’t despair. I will be back home in a little over a […]

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Far Away

As this story is posted, I’m flying far away from the US. I will watch the US election from Paris. Regardless of the outcome, I’m really glad to be away. And as an added bonus, I get a foreign perspective on what is happening and what it means. Of course, there have been plenty of […]

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Real Life vs. Politics

Real life intrudes again. I will be moving to a new state over the next few weeks (and possibly to a new country if the election goes wrong). During that time, posts will probably be sporadic. Besides, I’m guessing that most people are burned out on this election. Consider this a vacation for you. Go […]

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On the road again…

I’m going to be on the road for the next week or so. Things might be a little spotty, especially for several days when I won’t have any internet connection. I’m depending on you to make a lot of good comments to keep things lively. Just comment on this post if there is something you […]

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Vacation

I’ll be off on vacation for a few days, far away from any internet connection. There will be new posts (they will appear after this post).

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Slow

I’m traveling. Bad internet connection here. Things might be slow until Monday.

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spotty

I’m out of town and just discovered the place where I’m staying has no internet (or even cell coverage). I’ve scheduled a post for each day, but I won’t be around much to respond to all your typically great comments. Back soon!

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