Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Time of Emptiness

A little nine-year old girl was laid to rest today. Her short life filled with promise by her own efforts, nurtured by a loving family, slain by a madman. She will not be forgotten. Others died the same day as … Continue reading

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Tucson Memorial Commentary 01/12/11

On live TV tonight, I watched President Obama deliver his remarks at the Tucson Memorial. Some of his important points were: “At a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized — at a time when we are far … Continue reading

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Movie: The King’s Speech

Today I went to see the 2010 movie, The King’s Speech. It is a wonderfully powerful movie about the United Kingdom’s,┬áKing George VI. The story exposes a great deal of family tension and stress that the royal family endured as … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: U.S. House of Representatives Install Speaker John Boehner

Today I watched the U.S. House of Representatives install John Boehner of Ohio as Speaker of the House. I started watching at 2 hours 5 minutes and 15 seconds into the video. Move the playhead to that position and play. … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: U.S. Senate Debate on Senate Rules Concerning Filibuster

Today I watched the U.S. Senate Debate concerning a rule change on the Filibuster process. The portion I watched starts at 2 hours 2 minutes and 25 seconds into the recorded session. Move the playhead of the video to that … Continue reading

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