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A post previously appearing on this website was updated Friday morning after the close of the Democratic National Convention and appeared on the Waco Tribune editorial page Sunday. Also, catching up from last week, if you go here and scroll down to the “watch the video” icon and click on it, you can have the READ MORE…

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Weekly poll wrap-up

Last week’s poll question was “what do you think of Obama’s choice for VP?” 55 percent of those voting said, “Excellent! Biden’s my guy!” 29 percent said “Not my 1st choice, but not too shabby.” 5 percent said “I’ll hold my nose and pretend not to hate it.” 1 percent believed “It’s not Hillary so READ MORE…

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Happy Birthday Molly

Today is Molly Ivins’ birthday and I sure do miss her. But since she wouldn’t want anybody to make a big deal, instead I’ll just post the most ridiculous picture of her that I own. And no, I’m not telling you who I cropped out or what they were wearing. Nor will I tell you READ MORE…

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FUBAR-Cam Update

I can’t imagine ever attending a more important or inspiring political event than last night. And I can’t imagine having a more inspiring week than this one.

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If you already voted in the weekly poll…

Now that Joe Biden made his case last night, have you changed your opinion? Click on “change your vote” if you have. It’s on top of the right hand sidebar.

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FUBAR-Cam Update

Here’s a sneak preview of the podium for tonight’s convention session at Mile High. Some are calling it the Obam-iseum.

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FUBAR-Cam Update

Forest Whitaker captured by convention paparazzi.

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FUBAR-Cam Update

Of course the surprise of the night was the appearance of Obama. It was a well-kept secret, even from the backstage and podium staff and certainly peons like me. Here’s Obama as he stepped off the podium into the somewhat scary corridors of the backstage area. (I told y’all you’d get the good stuff from READ MORE…

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FUBAR-Cam Update

Bill Clinton, viewed from the podium. He’s still got it!

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FUBAR-Cam Update

Believe it or not, I am on the actual podium of the convention as I post this. Security!

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