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Ed Martin is an ordinary person who is recovering from being badly over-educated. Born in the middle of the Great Depression, he is not affiliated with nor a member of any political, social or religious organization. He is especially interested in the phenomenon of those who view the glaringly obvious with total incomprehension, in other words, out political, social and religious leaders.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Obama's debt deal is even worse than we thought
Nothing in this debt deal Obama made with the Republicans is what it looks like on the surface. A little analysis shows that both Obama and the Republicans completely misread each other.
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 27, 2011 An answer to Rob Kall's question
Rob Kall asked an incisive question. Why are about 100 million Americans allowing themselves to be screwed over by the powers that be? I asked God about that and got an equivocal answer.
(10 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 21, 2011 When the worst is the best; why Rick Perry is the best Republican candidate
The Republicans are having a hard time coming up with a candidate for President. The candidates who have announced have the shared flaw of not having hit all of the points required to fulfill Republican ideology. If they'll just dig a little deeper, all the way to the bottom of the barrel, they'll find what they're looking for - Rick Perry.
SHARE Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Republican history does repeat, and rhymes, and echoes
Mark Twain said that history doesn't repeat, but it rhymes. He died in 1910, without the experience of the Great Depression and the Great Recession repeat performances of the Republicans. They're repeating now the same things they said then.
SHARE Thursday, April 28, 2011 A Bookstore Epiphany
In an article here on OpEdNews, Robert S. Becker makes a very good point with the title: Needed: A Disruptive Donald On the Left. He's right, we need one, but there's a reason why we won't get one.