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I don't have anything to say of any import except to say the career is still going nowhere so the move to Portland is looking good.

Now what I really wanted to comment on today was the political scene here in Connecticut. There are only two congressional incumbents who's jobs aren't being threatened; my district congressman being one of them. The other three districts however seem quite heated and so I'll have to watch a buttload of political ads that have nothing to do with me for the eternity until election day. Being from the two district state of Maine, I didn't have this problem there as the incumbent of the other district never had a serious challenger so this is rather new to me. (Not my first election down here but it seems especially annoying this year.) I will say this: the Republican incumbents all seem to stress their opponents will raise taxes. First off, not very original. (Not a cigarette tax! No!) Secondly, one of the main reasons I can never be a Republican is that they'd rather cut needed social programs than raise money to pay for it. "Fiscally Conservative Democrats" is an oxymoron.

I've taken lately to watching 1 am re-runs of Mad About You. It really wasn't the greatest show when it was on but it is better than many shows on now. Sleep? Not so much...

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