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Entries from August 2008

“Just Your Average Hockey Mom”

August 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

My wife — yes, a woman — put this question to me this morning: “Doesn’t McCain want to be President?” This was my first thought when I heard of his vice-presidential choice, as well. Let’s review the facts.

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election

Another Reason to Love WordPress™

August 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today, I’ve discovered yet another reason to love WordPress™.

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging

Please Don’t Make Me Puke

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments

A few weeks ago, I learned that the publishing house of Thomas Nelson was offering free copies of Stephen Mansfield’s book, The Faith of Barack Obama.  In exchange, I promised to review it, but (trust me) this is not for the faint of heart.

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · Books & Book Reviews

Rick Horowitz for President!

August 26th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Those of you who know me know that I promise change and I can keep that promise!  I own three suits and several pairs of socks!  I could really use your vote!  Post a comment below if you support my campaign! Don’t forget! Post your comment today!

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election

On Getting Older

August 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The days go by so fast, spinning out of control.  The nights — nights of precious and necessary sleep seem to run by even faster.  Before I know it, another is gone.  I shower, lather up my hair and think: “Didn’t I just do this a minute ago?” Why does the time fly?  I still remember […]

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Tags: Personal Life · Philosophy

America’s Finest Distillery

August 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

There are 235 Jon Stewarts in the United States. But there’s only one who is the most trusted man in America.

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Tags: Media · News Reporting · Political Discourse

Why Are Upgrades So Frustrating?

August 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Anyone who has been poking around here the last couple of weeks — and according to the WordPress.com Stats module that came with this blog, that seems to be probably around a few hundred people — has noticed I’ve been busily upgrading the site software. For many years, Unspun™ relied upon MovableType™. Unfortunately, Unspun™ gets […]

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Tags: Administrivia · Blogs & Blogging

With John McCain, Our Future Is Secure

August 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

You betcha! Not that anything here at Unspun™ would ever be political.

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election

Resurrecting Unspun™

August 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve been slowly — painfully slowly, in fact — trying to deal with whether or not to resurrect Unspun™ and I’ve decided that it won’t hurt to post something now and then. In keeping with a promise I’ve made to myself two days ago, though, my posts will not necessarily be as long or as […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging