A conservative Catholic wonders if Pope Francis will stir a divisive revolution in the church http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:59:36 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209980/-1/blogs01 Surprise! Marco Rubio is an angry old white man! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:04:32 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209992/-1/blogs01 Trouble for GOP: America is looking more and more like California http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:16:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150420/BLOGS/304209993/-1/blogs01 Today is a good occasion to recall Sarah Palin’s curious account of Paul Revere’s ride http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150418/BLOGS/304189990/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:15:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150418/BLOGS/304189990/-1/blogs01 It seems that the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is pretty much over http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150418/BLOGS/304189996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:28:27 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150418/BLOGS/304189996/-1/blogs01 Snubs of Cheap Trick and certain other worthies deligitimizes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150417/BLOGS/304179990/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:31 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150417/BLOGS/304179990/-1/blogs01 On two counts, public attitudes on economic issues seem to bode well for Dems in 2016 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150417/BLOGS/304179991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:50:20 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150417/BLOGS/304179991/-1/blogs01 Most Americans see global warming as a threat to future generations but not to themselves http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:36 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169979/-1/blogs01 The first three months of this year were among the hottest on record http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:12:18 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169993/-1/blogs01 Hillary’s so-called email scandal poses virtually no big political problem for her http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:18:30 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150416/BLOGS/304169994/-1/blogs01 Marco Rubio should not have cited 1999 as an example of the bad old days http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150415/BLOGS/304159994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:44:08 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150415/BLOGS/304159994/-1/blogs01 Why don’t Hillary haters argue that a woman president would be unconstitutional? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150415/BLOGS/304159995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:01:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150415/BLOGS/304159995/-1/blogs01 Polling analyst Sam Wang has good news for Hillary and bad news for Jeb http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150414/BLOGS/304149981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:08:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150414/BLOGS/304149981/-1/blogs01 Unfortunately, most Americans are unaware that today is Thomas Jefferson’s birthday http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150413/BLOGS/304139979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:34:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150413/BLOGS/304139979/-1/blogs01 Are the personality traits of presidential candidates important in the final analysis? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150413/BLOGS/304139992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:02:40 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150413/BLOGS/304139992/-1/blogs01 Antipathy toward Obama among Republicans becomes ever more ugly and un-American http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150412/BLOGS/304129994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:20:51 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150412/BLOGS/304129994/-1/blogs01 Whatever became of the Party of Lincoln? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150411/BLOGS/304119995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 11 Apr 2015 18:29:17 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150411/BLOGS/304119995/-1/blogs01 Pope’s forthcoming message on climate change likely will have huge impact http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150410/BLOGS/304109984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Apr 2015 22:20:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150410/BLOGS/304109984/-1/blogs01 Was Robert E. Lee overrated as a general? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150409/BLOGS/304099980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:34:33 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150409/BLOGS/304099980/-1/blogs01 Video of cop shooting man in the back is a fundamental game-changer everywhere in America http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150409/BLOGS/304099981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Apr 2015 22:15:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150409/BLOGS/304099981/-1/blogs01 Rand Paul haunted by conspiracy theories, like the one about the NAFTA Superhighway http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150408/BLOGS/304089981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:48:33 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150408/BLOGS/304089981/-1/blogs01 Most Americans who claim to be political independents are only kidding themselves http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150408/BLOGS/304089994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:43:28 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150408/BLOGS/304089994/-1/blogs01 There’s a serious scientific explanation for the way right-wingers think http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150407/BLOGS/304079980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:53:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150407/BLOGS/304079980/-1/blogs01 Behold the curious phenomenon of tribalism among sports fans http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150407/BLOGS/304079992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:11:58 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150407/BLOGS/304079992/-1/blogs01 Who’s the Moral Majority now? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150406/BLOGS/304069981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Apr 2015 22:35:33 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150406/BLOGS/304069981/-1/blogs01 Right-wing foes of deal with Iran are like critics of Reagan’s nuclear treaty with Russians http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150402/BLOGS/304029980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Apr 2015 23:48:15 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150402/BLOGS/304029980/-1/blogs01 The truth about the settling of the American West is at odds with most of the popular myths http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150402/BLOGS/304029981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Apr 2015 22:34:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150402/BLOGS/304029981/-1/blogs01 The Terri Schiavo case of 10 years ago was a watershed for the Republican Party http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150401/BLOGS/304019980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:20:31 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150401/BLOGS/304019980/-1/blogs01 American history is a chronicle of the inexorable march of social liberalism http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150401/BLOGS/304019992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:24:33 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150401/BLOGS/304019992/-1/blogs01 What’s that old saying about birds of a feather? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150331/BLOGS/303319979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:09:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150331/BLOGS/303319979/-1/blogs01 Too many liberals are wrong about what the First Amendment says concerning religion http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150330/BLOGS/303309981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:24:05 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150330/BLOGS/303309981/-1/blogs01 Was rock music’s response to Sept. 11 different from country music’s response? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150330/BLOGS/303309994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150330/BLOGS/303309994/-1/blogs01 What’s the NCAA going to do about anti-gay bigotry in Indiana? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:24:36 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279982/-1/blogs01 Absent a clear political angle in plane crash, where will right-wingers place the blame? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:33:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279995/-1/blogs01 Do right-wingers hate eggheads as much as they sometimes claim? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150326/BLOGS/303269983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:53:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150326/BLOGS/303269983/-1/blogs01 Add Galileo’s controversies to the list of stuff about which Ted Cruz knows nothing http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:39:00 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259977/-1/blogs01 Republican states suck-up more federal goodies than do Democratic states http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:20:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259978/-1/blogs01 Wisconsin worst state in nation in decline of its middle class http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:10:12 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259992/-1/blogs01 The widespread claim that immigrants are stealing American jobs is a myth http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259993/-1/blogs01 The results of local elections are especially skewed by low voter turnouts http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:01:22 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259994/-1/blogs01 Dispassionate analyst, no ideologue, says Ted Cruz can’t win GOP nomination http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150324/BLOGS/303249994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:19:48 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150324/BLOGS/303249994/-1/blogs01 Right-wing magazine falsely denies upward mobility of Latinos http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:29:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239993/-1/blogs01 To support their own worldview, Republicans have to ignore these Obama successes http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:52:09 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239994/-1/blogs01 Great News! Ted Cruz will be first to formally announce bid for GOP presidential nomination! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150322/BLOGS/303229998/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:08:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150322/BLOGS/303229998/-1/blogs01 America’s gay populace fairly evenly distributed among metro areas http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:22:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209981/-1/blogs01 Ignoring climate change is expensive, not frugal http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:56:30 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209993/-1/blogs01 Jon Stewart delivers epic smackdown of Fox News http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:02:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209994/-1/blogs01 This snarky essay seeks to put us grammar snobs in our place http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:29:53 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199982/-1/blogs01 Here’s a text of that insane rant against Obama by a retired teacher in South Carolina http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:16:30 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199983/-1/blogs01 More than 92 percent of living Americans are not military veterans http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:48:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199995/-1/blogs01 Uh-oh! Mark Kirk likens today’s Democrats to the Southern racists of yore http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:37:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189981/-1/blogs01 NCAA bracketology is loads of fun for those of us who love laws of probability http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:16:02 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189982/-1/blogs01 Pope Francis says it’s wrong to equate Islam with violence http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:00:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189994/-1/blogs01 Poll: Americans have more faith in Obama than GOP to deal with country’s problems http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:49:40 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179980/-1/blogs01 With regard to climate change, is Alaska the canary in the coal mine? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:05:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179994/-1/blogs01 Numbers-cruncher Nate Silver says it’s a little unlikely that Kentucky will win hoops tourney http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:32:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169979/-1/blogs01 Climate change is scientific fact, not a religion in which you can believe or not http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:55:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169980/-1/blogs01 Mike Huckabee, political guru to yahoos, is also a huckster for quack cures http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:03:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169993/-1/blogs01 Republican climate-change deniers are like the mayor in “Jaws” http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150314/BLOGS/303149994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:56:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150314/BLOGS/303149994/-1/blogs01 Some of these potential GOP candidates for president don’t have a ghost of chance http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:43:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129979/-1/blogs01 In his bid to become president, Scott Walker flips and flops all over the place http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:51:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129993/-1/blogs01 Survey: Households with guns now at lowest level in American history http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:06:37 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119980/-1/blogs01 I hate to say it, but expelling racist frat boys violates their rights to free speech http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:05:10 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119981/-1/blogs01 That GOP letter to Iran helps frame the overall theme of the 2016 presidential campaign http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:30:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119995/-1/blogs01 Wall Street Journal poll: Solid majority of Americans support gay marriage http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:33:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109992/-1/blogs01 Republican senators borrow a page from Richard Nixon’s book of dirty tricks http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:21:05 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109993/-1/blogs01 Will Jeb’s support for Common Core hurt his bid for the Republican nomination? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Mar 2015 23:31:26 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099982/-1/blogs01 Republican senators send embarrassingly mistaken letter to Iran in effort to nix nuclear treaty http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:31:59 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099983/-1/blogs01 Justice Scalia naively says he expects that the GOP can produce an alternative to Obamacare http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:43:18 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069993/-1/blogs01 Why would Democrats want to replace Boehner with an even worse speaker of the House? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:31:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069994/-1/blogs01 Here’s why local politicians in Rockford area are no longer celebrities http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:10:19 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059994/-1/blogs01 Former aide to Ronald Reagan says today’s right-wingers are stupid and not very well-read http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:48:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059995/-1/blogs01 Gallup Daily Tracking Poll shows more approval than disapproval of Obama http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:52:49 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049979/-1/blogs01 Google has plans to rank web pages on basis of accuracy of their information http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:18:32 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049980/-1/blogs01 Some political pundits, left and right alike, see constitutional crisis at hand http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:33:56 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049993/-1/blogs01 Another foreign hero of American right-wingers turns out to be a disappointment http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:03:49 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049994/-1/blogs01 Did Bibi’s speech to Congress do him and his allies more harm than good? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:11:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039983/-1/blogs01 Some of our earliest Americans wanted to bar the election of Muslim politicians http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:10:10 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039984/-1/blogs01 Are veggies good for you? Not necessarily, says Pat Robertson http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:45:58 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039996/-1/blogs01 The crowded field of prospective GOP presidential candidates is not good for the party http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:02:56 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029983/-1/blogs01 Think you’re a political moderate? Think again! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:24:14 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029984/-1/blogs01 Is Scott Walker ready for the national spotlight? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150223/BLOGS/302239993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:44:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150223/BLOGS/302239993/-1/blogs01 Bill O’Reilly’s falsehoods about covering war are worse than anything Brian Williams has said http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:27:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209981/-1/blogs01 Giuliani slurs Obama’s character, gets big-time blowback in return http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:15:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209982/-1/blogs01 Conspiracy theorists tend to be less educated and embrace various magical beliefs http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:22:08 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199979/-1/blogs01 Climate change poses big problems for ski industry http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:53:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199980/-1/blogs01 Study by right-wingers, no less, blows the whistle on scams by conservative PACs http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:22:52 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189993/-1/blogs01 Ruling by Texas judge against Obama’s immigration initiative likely will be overturned http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:04:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189994/-1/blogs01 Sorry, but poll showing surprisingly high Republican support for gay marriage must be faulty http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:54:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179982/-1/blogs01 Fact-checkers roundly debunk Fox News claim that global warming is a hoax http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:15:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179983/-1/blogs01 Polls show that Obama’s job-approval ratings have moved to the plus side http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:48 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169981/-1/blogs01 Survey of experts ranks Lincoln as best president, Kennedy as most overrated http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:43:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169982/-1/blogs01 Today is not really Presidents Day — at least not nationally in any official sense http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:34:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169994/-1/blogs01 It’s simply cowardly of Scott Walker to duck the question of whether he believes in evolution http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:52:44 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149994/-1/blogs01 Another example of how MSNBC blabber Chris Matthews is not exactly a heavy thinker http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:15:46 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149995/-1/blogs01 Scientists predict megadroughts for much of America in coming decades http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:48:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139979/-1/blogs01 Neo-Confederate hate group will celebrate anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:15:43 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139980/-1/blogs01 News Flash! The Constitution says nothing about three co-equal branches of government http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:18:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129983/-1/blogs01 Today is the 206th anniversary of one of history’s great coincidences http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:05:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129994/-1/blogs01