Monthly Archives: January 2010

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

Meet the Pelosi family! Using Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, Judicial Watch uncovered thousands of pages of travel documents related to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s use of military aircraft. What hasn’t been revealed so far is that military aircraft are being used to shuttle Pelosi’s kids and grandkids between DC and San Francisco without […]

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Airplane Stories from a Vintage Reader

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Speech Therapy

I thought I would share a tip a speech therapist shared with me many years ago for how to get the most out of speech therapy for your child.  The magic words she told me to use are “consultant basis.” What that means is that the speech therapist meets with both parent and child about […]

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CBS: Yeah, Obama wasn’t quite telling the truth about the McCain-Feingold Ruling

CBS legal correspondent Jan Crawford… admits….  that Barack Obama “overstated” the impact of Citizens United v FEC. Well … yeah. Katie Couric and Crawford mull over the big takeaway moment from the State of the Union speech, focusing far more on the tradition of stoic non-response of Supreme Court justices during SOTU speeches than the […]

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Letters home, spring 1990

Dear Mom, We planted the garden last week; tomatoes, parsley, celery, and beans, onion, and garlic. Note: so far as I recall, the only things that really survived my attempts at gardening, the HM’s weeding, and the depradations of the boy next door were the tomatoes and parsley. We also did well with sweet potatoes. […]

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