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Raping the Homeowner 

and 

the American Public

THIS is one that should be circulated:http://www.youtube.com/user/fiercefreeleancerWonder what actually happens when a homeowner sells a home on a short sale and how much money the ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    05/05/2011   10:58:51
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Osama bin Laden Dead

Big Deal

As stated in my book, ResoNation (2007) "Osama bin Laden's stated rationale for the 9-11 attack had to do with Arab resentment of our presence ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    05/01/2011   21:24:47
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Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya: Why?

Follow the Money

Here We Go Again!  On February 27, Secretary of Defense Gates stated on national news that "In my opinion, any future defense secretary who advises the president to again ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/22/2011   21:52:26
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A Seminal Moment in Wisconsin's 
and Our Nation's History

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgNuSEZ8CDwWhatever you may think about provocative filmmaker Michael Moore this speech marks a seminal moment for Wisconsin and for our nation. He poses a question ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/08/2011   10:15:55
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No More "Big Brother" Bailout

A Friend of DayLight wrote a comment on my last blog about the Wisconsin Budget Dilemma: "Wondering if the only answer to short-term help is either ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/28/2011   16:39:00
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Wisconsin's Budget Dilemma is National

Serendipitously, and completely coincidental to the brouhaha going on in Wisconsin?s state capitol, my team and I are 4 months into a pro bono review ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/24/2011   11:49:54
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Julian Assange and Wikileaks

Who does more damage, 
Assange or the Hypocrites Who Were Caught?

For anyone who wonders whether Julian Assange's Wikileakes is "good or bad" for the world, read Tom Friedman:www.nytimes.com/2010/12/05/opinion/05friedman.html?_r=1&scp=4&sq=thomas%20l.%20friedman&st=cse

Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/10/2010   17:59:56
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"Groups Make Late Push to Salvage 

Bill Aiding Illegal Immigrant Students"

Let's see now. You or your parents break our laws, suck money out of American taxpayers to feed you and provide healthcare that we cannot ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/02/2010   15:36:41
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Merry Christmas Republicans

from 

Those with Kids and NO Unemployment Benefits!!!

Hope your fat cats enjoy their $700 Billion Gift


Congratulations and Merry Christmas to those who elected a Republican majority holding hostage unemployment benefits for millions of Americans unless Congress keeps in place $700 BILLION of ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/01/2010   15:45:47
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?America?s Open Door Policy:? 

A Gateway to the Death of Freedom and Values


A Somali immigrant becomes an American citizen only to plot to bomb hundreds in Oregon.  An Oklahoma judge OKs application of Shariah law in our courts. Somali ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/29/2010   15:37:37
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The ONLY Question That Matters

In countless "town halls" with President Obama people ask HOW his administration's actions can get us through an economic tragedy that he inherited.  I don't ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    10/15/2010   09:06:11
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A Mosque on Ground Zero?

Perhaps a mosque should be built at Ground Zero. In addition to demonstrating that we are not blind to the fact that most Muslims are ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    10/09/2010   15:18:47
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God, Gravity and Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking's argument that the universe could have been created from nothing based on the laws of gravity seems as myopic as a cracked Hubble Space Telescope. ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    09/28/2010   09:42:39
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Don't Blame the Fireman!

As the November elections approach and attacks on the Obama administration escalate. I'm reminded of what political pundit Art Buchwald once said, "I'm neither Republican ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    09/28/2010   07:40:54
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A Day of Infamy

Returning Evil for Evil

Recalling Roosevelt?s quote about the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor being ?A date which will live in infamy:? September 11 began a PERIOD of infamy when ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    09/11/2010   07:58:28
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How Do We Climb Out of Our 

National Financial "Sand Hole?"

In this time of turmoil we need help to climb out of the ?financial sand hole? that our elected leaders and their financial masters have created. The ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    09/07/2010   08:25:40
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Who Gets Credit for Ending the War in Iraq?

(If it ever really ends)

Fox News/Opinion Dynamics on Sept 2, asked whether George W. Bush or Barack Obama deserved the most credit "if U.S. military action in Iraq is a success" 54% ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    09/04/2010   13:49:47
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Killing Al-Qaeda and Other Fantasies

Yesterday I wrote about the near impossibility of defeating a dedicated, fanatic guerilla force that is fighting on its own turf and sleeping at home.  Ignoring history, ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    08/03/2010   12:29:34
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Stand up, Speak out, or its gonna get a lot worse!

I'm back and blogging hard! I paused for a while to devote time to getting the DayLightForum funded and actually launched but things are getting so bad ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    08/02/2010   19:31:29
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Naive American General 
in Iraq

Today General Ray Ordierno, Commanding General,United States Forces - Iraq, announced that our Army killed Al Qaeda's #1 & #2 leader in Iraq. Big deal! 4 years ago, in ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    04/19/2010   13:09:07
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Vague Tea Party

The Tea Party continues to gain momentum. Today, at a Tea Party rally radio personality, Eric ?Mad Dog? Muller asserted that, ?It isn?t left versus ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    04/19/2010   12:42:38
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Happy Easter!

Jesus is coming. Look busy!

Was Jesus Real? Who Cares?!In February of 2007, there were press accounts of a purported discovery of an ossuary that held the remains of Jesus ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    04/01/2010   10:22:10
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NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

Oh, boy!  Russia and the US just agreed to reduce their nuclear warheads from roughly 2,600 and 2,900 respectively down to 1,500 and 800 bombers.  Gee now ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/26/2010   16:31:06
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National Healthcare and National Defense

Hypocritical Congress?

How is it that Congress can spend so much time and money studying, debating and fighting about the cost of healthcare ? our collective health ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/25/2010   10:27:39
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LOBBYING THAT'S GOOD FOR US!

 The recent Supreme Court First Amendment decision to permit unlimited expenditures on lobbying our elected leaders shocked most Americans. It shouldn?t have. As distasteful as it may be ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/16/2010   16:42:50
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A Nonpartisan Look Into the Future of American Government

Wish I could make this shorter but the state of our nation is so dire and the challenges so great that their solution cannot be put into ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/11/2010   20:12:16
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WHAT WOULD REAGAN DO?  

If he were leading in this turbulent time, "What would Reagan do?"    Tell us what you think. 

Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/09/2010   10:48:58
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HEALTHCARE 
part IV

Wiley Fox, Barack

Monitoring the healthcare "rumble in the Congressional  jungle" I kept asking myself, "How could President Obama and his Administration be so inept and fumble the ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/08/2010   17:28:47
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Healthcare
part III

Drivers Licenses for Doctors & Lawyers

As stated in "Healthcare part II" bad doctors and dishonest lawyers are not the primary reason for sky rocketing medical costs, but they still cost us ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/06/2010   12:39:14
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GUN CONTROL

 Hollywood; video games; the breakdown of the institution of marriage and concomitant weakening (if not total destruction) of the traditional family structure and parental authority have led to ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/05/2010   07:18:47
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Healthcare 
part II
The Myth of Malpractice

Two mentions of healthcare in the same week! It seems fitting with all the partisan nonsense and fear mongering emanating from Congress. I'm reminded of Will ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/04/2010   16:07:35
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Healthcare

In 2006 I wrote in "ResoNation," that healthcare could very well contribute to the demise of General Motors. It didn't take a genius to make ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/03/2010   15:12:56
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The opinions on ?GregO?s Blog? are not necessarily those of the DayLight Forum. They are meant to stimulate vigorous debate and constructive insights with a goal of reaching consensus on what can make us a better, safer, more productive nation. 
Powder Keg

Yesterday I wrote that we are sitting on a social ?powder keg? that could explode at any time. Fear, anger, feelings of hopelessness and inability ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/01/2010   19:51:20
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The opinions on ?GregO?s Blog? are not necessarily those of the DayLight Forum. They are meant to stimulate vigorous conversation and debate with a goal of reaching consensus on what can make us a better, safer, more productive nation. "No nation is more than 3 square meals from a revolution."

"No nation is more than 3 square meals from a revolution"

Responding to yesterday?s blog, ?DayLight?s Back On!? a Friend of DayLight from Arizona asked: ?My take on the pulse of things right now is that people are ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    03/01/2010   16:58:07
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Note:  The comments and opinions found on GregO?s Blog are not hard positions so much as they are intended to stir up conversation among us 


DayLight?s back on!

After a long hiatus from blogging for a better, safer, America I?m back at it and hoping to hear from you! There is a lot to catch ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/28/2010   13:42:52
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Was Jesus Real? Who Cares?!

This week there have been press accounts of a purported discovery of an ossuary that held the remains of Jesus Christ ("Crypt Held Bodies of Jesus and ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/27/2007   20:33:06
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Important "p.s." to
Save NPR and PBS

Recent press reports chronicle the Bush Administration's move to further strip National Public Radio and the Public Broadcasting Service of their already meager budgets. The greatest country in the history ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/10/2007   17:10:44
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Lobbyists: Where There's a Will There's a Way
Buying Influence Over Your Life, Safety and Money

$1,000-a-lobbyist martini and margarita parties; $5,000 hunting and fishing trips; $2,500 for two tickets to Bob Seger and The Who concerts; $2,500 tickets for two to ?Mary Poppins? ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/10/2007   12:06:22
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President Ronald Wilson Reagan

Yesterday (February 6th) was President Ronald Reagan's birthday. He was born 96 years ago. Whether you are a Democrat, Republican, any other party affiliation or lack thereof, he ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/07/2007   10:01:52
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Mindset for Peace

Oscar Wilde is reported to have once said, "I can resist anything but temptation." A quotation that has served me well in countless challenges over the years ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    02/02/2007   11:56:11
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Minimum Wage = Racial Discrimination?
Who's Right?

The Minimum Wage issue is a classic example of the adage, "Both God and the devil are in the details." Conservative political talk show pundits are decrying ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/25/2007   20:02:43
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State of the Union
Great Speech!

As jaded as I am about George W. Bush and the course that he and his "2,000 rich white donors" have America on, I grudgingly tuned ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/24/2007   11:55:09
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At Ease, Lieutenant

I was an Artillery officer during the Viet Nam conflict. As a young, inexperienced, man I thought it my patriotic duty to "fight for my country" only ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/24/2007   08:13:13
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One more "Belated Happy Birthday" wish, Dr. King

Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday was celebrated on Monday January 15th. You might have missed it if you were reading my favorite national newspaper: The New York ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/23/2007   19:53:22
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Hillary in the Hunt

This weekend, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her widely expected entrance into the race for President of the United States. Whatever we may think of the "carpet ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/20/2007   22:05:38
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Free Forbes, Ebbers and Skilling

This past week's news reports about former CUC Chief Executive Officer Walter Forbes' conviction and sentencing to prison for 12 years and 7 months reprises recognition of a ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/20/2007   20:21:30
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Tom Friedman's "Favorite Green Lump"

New York Times Opinion Columnist, Thomas L. Friedman offered a provocative piece on the green potential of coal as a fuel for the future ("My Favorite Green ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/10/2007   15:56:36
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"How do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Iraq??

George Bush Doubles Down With Your Money

Tonight spoiled bully George W. Bush (I can no longer bring myself to call him ?President?) will, in classic dry drunk fashion, lay down another ?double or nothing? ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/09/2007   21:49:08
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Universal Health Care an Immigration Enforcement Tool?

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed a universal health plan for all of California. Over 1 million illegal aliens (a ridiculously low government estimate in a state where ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/09/2007   18:44:01
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Raising Cain About Raising the Minimum Wage

Next week, our new House of Representative will vote on whether to increase the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour. Much has been said about ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/05/2007   13:37:59
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New Day for America on a "Razor's Edge"

Today, January 4, 2007, the Democratic Party took control of the United States Congress. Damocles was a legendary courtier who extravagantly praised the happiness of Dionysius I, ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/04/2007   17:07:19
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Crying Out Into the Online Wilderness

When I embarked on a mission to make the world a better, safer, place I was advised that even the best-conceived Website would take some time to ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    01/02/2007   19:29:51
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Global Slurpees and a Fond Wish for the New Year

Just 4 hours from the New Year, it's safe to say that Connecticut and a good part of the Northeast will be snow-free through December, 2006. ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/31/2006   18:12:32
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Saddam's Gone, So What?

Today, Saddam Hussein was rightfully put to death but in a needlessly botched manner. I doubt if anyone in their right mind would disagree that he deserved ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/30/2006   15:06:39
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Amended: Free Saddam!!! (no, really)

Yesterday's open letter to Iraq's President elicited a number of thoughtful comments both here and via e-mail. Being that the purpose of the DayLightForum is to encourage vigorous ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/27/2006   23:02:08
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Merry Christmas?

Among the stories in the news, this past week, there was one about a school bus driver who, for the past 20 years, has worn a simple ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/23/2006   22:32:39
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Vietnam All Over Again or Bust!

Headlines from this week's New York Times "Bush concedes Iraq War More Difficult Than He Expected" "Saudis Say They Might Back Sunnis if U.S. Leaves Iraq" "President Wants ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/22/2006   19:29:19
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Peace on earth starts here. A solution to the turmoil in the Middle East

When I started writing, today, I planned to decry George W. Bush?s obstinate, obdurate, response to the ?Iraq Study Group Report? which was co-chaired by ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    12/17/2006   20:08:58
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2 down and 2 to Go

72 hours after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death, Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, was booted by a boss who recently proclaimed that he would ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/08/2006   22:02:35
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"1 down and 3 to go."

Saddam Hussein was tried and sentenced for human atrocities committed in Iraq.  He is reported to have killed as many as 1.2 million people.The troika ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/08/2006   08:12:58
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Just Vote

Today is decision day. A chance to send a strong message to those in power, and those who aspire to that power, about what we ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/07/2006   17:55:41
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Barack, you almost had me

Excellent November 6th interview of Barack Obama by ABC's Terry Moran. I'd heard a lot about the senator but never really focused on his "who, ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/07/2006   17:55:04
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GregO's Blog

My name is Gregory Olinyk. As we are, I hope, embarking on a long mission together I encourage you to call me GregO; it?s a ...

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Posted by ..:: GregO ::.. at    11/03/2006   06:13:36
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