The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

October 7, 2016
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Is This Thing On?

Is This Thing On? To borrow quote from Pink Floyd, “Hello? Is there anybody in there?” Does anybody still read this blog? It’s been 13 years since I started it, and launched a career I’d never even imagined possible. Now, … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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Dim Prospects for Progressive Media?

The American Prospect magazine is in trouble. Real trouble. I’ve responded to their SOS, but my small donation won’t be nearly enough to save the Prospect. Unless a lot more progressives invest in keeping it around, one of the best … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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In The Tank

I’ve gotten used to it, over the years — that look people get just before their eyes glaze over and their polite smile freezes in place, as I begin to answer the ubiquitous Washington DC question that everyone asks everyone … Continue reading

October 25, 2011
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Third Party Blues

This is why I hate using third party sites to post media like video playlists and slideshows on my blog. They disappear, and sometimes take the content with them. Case in point: two sites I’ve used to post image slideshows … Continue reading

March 22, 2011
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Top 25 Daddy Blogs

I don’t remember the last time I was nominated for a blogging award (check the sidebar), or included in a list of "top" bloggers in any category. So I was a bit surprised to learn that this blog has been … Continue reading

August 9, 2010
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No Real Blogging Today

I won’t be blogging much today. Actually, probably not at all. I’m busy with work this afternoon, and I’ll be busy with the boys this evening. Speaking of the boys, I realize I have posted any pictures for a while.

July 19, 2010
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I Write Like…

I write likeP. G. Wodehouse I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing! Apparently, according to this website.

March 4, 2010
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R.I.P., Jon Swift

Via Skippy comes the sad news of the passing of blogger Al Weisel, a/k/a Jon Swift. this is the saddest news we have had to report in a long, long time. the blogger who was known as jon swift has … Continue reading

November 13, 2009
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Conservatives’ Race to Oblivion, Pt. 2 of 3

Michelle Bachman’s “Superbowl of Freedom” (or “Bachmannalia”) was not the first protest with such attention grabbing signage, but merely the latest. September saw Glenn Beck’s 9/12 marchers descent upon Washington. Again, they brought their message-bearing signs and posters. And their … Continue reading