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6 Things You Need To Know Right Now: Adults Say The Darnedest Things

It is with complete confidence that I assume regular readers of “The Broad Side” are fully up-to-date on the details of the Miss USA Pageant. For those newbies out there, here’s a summary: Miss Utah, Marissa Powell, made it to the final rounds of competition and landed herself in the question-and-answer portion. The inimitable NeNe Leakes, […]

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Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Not Your Values, Senator.

The truth of it is this: making someone laugh at someone else’s expense fosters connection. It’s true at the playground and the water cooler and, so, it’s tragically true in the ethereal space of public discourse. A well played “zinger” has four important characteristics: it must be clever, it must be funny, it must be […]

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Mitt Romney: Paul Ryan’s Newest Liability

Twitter may be all atwitter with talk of the newly announced “GOP Dream Team”, but what everyone’s really thinking is, “Hey Mittens, don’t screw this up!” Paul Ryan is this year’s conservative golden boy. He’s a blue-collar raised, young gun, budgetary pen wielding, economic whiz kid who’s not afraid of a little hard work, has […]

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Nikki Haley Could Have Been Vice President

Who could be better as a Republican vice presidential pick than a young, attractive, up-and-coming rising star who happens to be a woman of color, a mom of young children and the governor of an important Southern state? The GOP is sorely in need of repairing the damage it’s done to itself with the “woman’s […]

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