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Saturday, June 25, 2011

New York passes same-sex marriage.....

      I'm all for equal rights, couples regardless of sex should under the law be treated equally, it's

the right we all enjoy through our Constitution with no exclusions. This entire issue has been

blown out of proportion by a single word, "marriage." For to long this nation has gotten its arm

twisted by a multitude of sub-cultures that say they want what everyone else does, but do little in

proving it so. A more rational approach would have meant fewer tantrums by the gay community

if equal rights were all they were trying to acheive. But as any rational mind could surmise, equal

rights by the law was not the only agenda. There was a far more serious issue at stake, it's called

lifestyle, and being able to act out that lifestyle in full ragalia is what seems as important as

the equality issue. By attacking the institution of "marriage" the gay community has struck a blow

for deviance within our social narrative. This is what i fear gives them pride. Time will only tell

what road this sets upon our times, or the impending consequences we must travel as a people.

theodore miraldi

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Fallout from Loose "Lips, Lost Lives" NYPost Ed 6/15/2011

Aiding the enemy: America's Pakistan folly NYPost 6/18/2011
My Response:

Pakistan’s arrest of five CIA informants and the future of US-Pakistani relations.

It appears the need to take a bow by officials of the Obama administration for the demise of Osama bin

Laden has caused collateral damage to operatives who thought our government could be trusted to keep

their involvement secret ("Loose Lips, Lost Lives," Editorial, June 15).

The amateurish high fives have cost the US intelligence community what little support our Pakistani partners

delivered in the war against terrorism.

Killing bin Laden may also have put our efforts to keep us safe on life support.

Those responsible should realize that true patriots are those who don't sell out for a pat on the back.

theodore miraldi

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

How is it that a capitalist nation can operate without a budget the passed two years?

Owning up to failure: Bam's economic mess; NYPost 6/11/2011

No matter the economic indicators, Obama's strategy is plain and simple --spend more money and blame someone else for his two years of economic policy failures.

Raising the debt ceiling without meaningful cuts only exacerbates the spiraling deficit.

Borrowing money from other nations to pay your bills will only lead to an inevitable crash of the economy.

With all the waste in Washington, it's time to balance our own checkbook.

The Democrats should try to pass a budget after failing to do so two years in a row. Come on, guys. Do your job.

theodore miraldi

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Monday, June 6, 2011

NAACP sides with union against kids--Editorial -

NAACP sides with union against kids--Editorial -

An NAACP-UFT lawsuit against plans for charters to share space with other schools.

("For Shame, NAACP," PostOpinion, June 3)

My response to Editorial NYPost 6/6/2011...

The betrayal on education by the NAACP is a sellout to the UFT's failed system of "one-sized education fits all."

Giving our children the tools to compete should be the only consideration by those who say they care.

Charter schools have given hope to many children who would otherwise have been lost in the sea of outdated methods and poor teacher performance.

The NAACP's stand on this issue wipes away the years of improvement and credibility by those who have fought for quality education since Brown v. Board of Education.

It's a simple issue of priorities when educators are compelled to knuckle under to unions and ill-guided organizations.

Theodore Miraldi

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