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The Council Has Spoken!

Giving Thanks for the Watchers of Weasels

November 28, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 3

The Watchers Counsel has spoken. Thanksgiving has passed and the Christmas shopping season is fully underway. Meanwhile the quest to find the best articles for the week that was continues. Please enjoy this week’s winning entries and congratulations to all that participated. Winning Council Submissions First place with 2 2/3 [Read More]

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Thanksgiving Watch

November 26, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 3

The Watchers Council wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!! Please enjoy this weeks submissions: Council Submissions Mere Rhetoric – Obama’s Top NSA And CIA Picks: Harsh On Israel, Sympathetic To Iran And Hezbollah Soccer Dad – Well, duh The Colossus of Rhodey – Culture of Whine (a rant) The Glittering Eye [Read More]

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Education Blues

November 21, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 4

This weeks two winning entries span both sides of the latest Presidential election. On the pre-election side political science professor Paul Kengor discusses the impact that academia had on the youth vote that turned out overwhelmingly for Barack Obama. Noting how we won the cold war yet lost the war [Read More]

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Exposure: When Democracy Does Not Count

November 19, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 2

This weeks submissions come at a time when Democracy is under attack from the usual suspects in the activist community. Gays across the nation have been protesting in angry, sometimes violent, hate filled demonstrations over their displeasure with the Prop 8 Constitutional amendment banning gay marriages. Advocates in favor of [Read More]

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Winners: New Strategies for New Times

November 14, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 3

This weeks winners are in and it is clear that the overriding topics were concerned with the failure of the GOP and the new challenges we face going forward under an Obama administration. Both winning entries discussed what must be done to rebuild the GOP going forward. This was echoed [Read More]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

November 12, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 3

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Just gonna have to be a different man Time may change me But I can’t trace time Oh yes, welcome to the first post-election week Watcher of Weasels event. [Read More]

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Submissions in a Time of Change

November 5, 2008 The Watcher Emeritus 2

Eight years ago Republican governor George W. Bush was elected to replace Democratic President Bill Clinton. The expectations were high as Republicans enjoyed a House majority and would soon follow that up with a majority in Senate; a comfortable position that was defended until both houses of Congress were turned [Read More]