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The Kincaid Kolumn Kerfuffle

The Kincaid Kolumn Kerfuffle

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Reply

Before I hit the meat of my post, let me lay a couple things out there. First, I think we’d be incredibly foolish to tinker with the definition of marriage any more than we have. A few decades of well-intentioned meddling ought to have taught us we absolutely suck at predicting unintended consequences. If we […]

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On the Ice, Not Every Fight is a Good Fight

On the Ice, Not Every Fight is a Good Fight

| March 7, 2013 | Reply

I’m a hockey fan, despite the NHL’s efforts to drive me from the game. I like the speed of the game, the competitiveness of the league, the athleticism of the men who play the game, and the violence. Yes, you heard me. I like the violence in hockey. I like contact sports. When I was […]

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The Rookie’s Rough Guide to #CPAC2013

The Rookie’s Rough Guide to #CPAC2013

| March 5, 2013 | 5 Replies

If you’re a conservative, and haven’t been living in a dank cave far from a WiFi signal, you know that the Conservative Political Action Conference, also known as CPAC, is the biggest and baddest gathering of political conservatives in the country. CPAC 2011 set a record with over 11,000 attendees and, though I’ve not been […]

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Hey Republican Drama Queens, Put a Sock in It

Hey Republican Drama Queens, Put a Sock in It

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Reply

Here I am on a chilly but pretty Saturday morning, catching up on the morning news and minding my own business, when some state Republican official, of whom I’ve never heard, said something unbelievably stupid about rape. Another day, another Republican making an ill-advised comment about rape. Celeste Greig, the head of the largest GOP […]

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A Graceful Loser is Still a Loser, Republicans.

A Graceful Loser is Still a Loser, Republicans.

| February 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

I swear there are days when I don’t understand Republicans, usually days that end in “y”. Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Jack Lew as Secretary of the Treasury. Lew is, from my view in the cheap seats, not at all suitable for the office. As President Obama’s director of the Office of Budget and Management and […]

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Is Working from Home Good, Bad, or a Path to Unicorn HappyLand?

Is Working from Home Good, Bad, or a Path to Unicorn HappyLand?

| February 28, 2013 | 3 Replies

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer kicked up a ruckus when she ordered her employees to come into the office every day instead of working one or more days from home or a remote office. Enough Yahoos were irked by the memo that a “plethora” of them leaked it to the AllThingsD website, which published it. Matt […]

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This, Tea Party Friends, is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

This, Tea Party Friends, is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

| February 19, 2013 | 6 Replies

Good, Tea Party Patriots. Go get ‘em! “He [GOP strategist and PAC-guru Karl Rove] sounds like he’s challenging us, and we’re ready to rise to the challenge,” Jenny Beth Martin, founder of the Tea Party Patriots, told The Hill. Martin’s group last week launched the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, a super-PAC that will be […]

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What in the Heck is Going on with the Chuck Hagel Nomination?

What in the Heck is Going on with the Chuck Hagel Nomination?

| February 14, 2013 | Reply

Earlier today, I tweeted this: I admit, I don’t understand anything about the Hagel nomination. The whole thing confuses and enrages me. I’m like the Hulk here. — Jimmie (@jimmiebjr) February 14, 2013 A little explanation is in order. Normally, a Cabinet nominee has distinguished themselves in the field for which they’ve been nominated. Steven […]

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Da Tech Guy Ruling Da Northeast

Da Tech Guy Ruling Da Northeast

| January 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

I love it when good folks work their tails off, push their talents farther than they ever thought they could, and find success. My friend Pete Da Tech Guy was in a bit of a hard spot a while back. Out of work and unable to find a job in his chosen field, he needed […]

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Hashtag No More, in French

Hashtag No More, in French

| January 27, 2013 | Reply

Oh, those silly French. The French government is redefining hashtag with a Gallic touch. The country that has an academy devoted solely to the use of the French language has given its official seal of approval to a new word for the Twittersphere: mot-dièse. For those of you not versed in the ways of Twitter, […]

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