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‘Twas the Night Congress Killed Social Security

‘Twas the Night Congress Killed Social Security By Josh Rosenblum ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when Congress expects to go home, And billionaires celebrated another victory under the Capitol dome. After Congress had passed Social Security cuts through the night, … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Say It Ain’t Snow

As holidays creep closer I have eaten my weight in potato latkes and need desperately to hike, ski, and enjoy some winter running while in Texas next week.  There are hikes to be done though and outdoor activities to be … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Holiday Season Edition

The holiday season posting has commenced though by now the holiday season is nearly over along with the holiday shopping crowds and the lack of snow so far in the DC area.  Happy post-Thanksgiving, mid-Chanukah, pre-Christmas, and pre-Kwanza celebrating.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–The AT, Cows, Foxes, and Cliffs

Cows on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, walk the Mason-Dixon line like a balance beam, thrill and chill on an outdoor adventure course, and learn about fox behavior in Pohick Bay Regional Park, you sly dog, you.

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Trail Mix Picks–Celebrity Sightings and Outdoor Activities

After seeing Hair on the same evening that Tina Fey received her Mark Twain award at the Kennedy Center, we saw Fey, her husband, Betty White,  Jane Krakowski, and, could it have been–yes, it was former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf … Continue reading

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Horses, Nazis, Fake Presidential Candidates and Lots of Old White Dudes

Horses, Nazis, Fake Presidential Candidates and Lots of Old White Dudes By Josh Rosenblum November 10, 2010 – 11:31am ET The Latest Battle to Take Social Security from the Middle Class, People of Color, and People with Disabilities This is … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Post Election Edition

Harper’s Ferry for much more than rafting, a revolutionary bike ride with a ranger on the Mall and a coupon for $5 at the Eastern Market Fleamarket are all in the cards on this weekend following the brutal week for … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks

Rallies, marches, fear, sanity, insanity, fall foliage, ghosts, Halloween and lots more.  The outdoor activities in this final weekend of October in the DC area in that nexus when we have professional football, basketball, and hockey still happening with the … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks

A slight change in the “Six Mix Picks” as we make the title the “Trail Mix Picks” to ease the tongue twisting nature of the title and gently allow more or fewer picks each week.  You can expect as few … Continue reading

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10 Lines for Democrats to “Mine” for Sympathetic Voters

    Democrats who so often coasted to victory often little more than “hope” and gas fumes for the last four years are feeling the full weight of a pendulum swinging back despite all they have accomplished.  Some Republicans will … Continue reading

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