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Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come

Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come
February 24, 2015
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I quit. I give up. No more. Zip Nada Zilch No mas! I’m no longer part of certain forms of …Read the Rest

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The Degradation of Our Lives

The Degradation of Our Lives
February 20, 2015
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Last night I was watching a rerun of I Love Lucy.  They had just moved into the house in the …Read the Rest

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If This Is Any Example…We’re Screwed

If This Is Any Example…We’re Screwed
February 19, 2015
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Unfortunately, in this crazy, mixed up world of ours, there are narratives one is no longer allowed to mention, such …Read the Rest

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The Acceptable New Hate

The Acceptable New Hate
February 13, 2015
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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold …Read the Rest

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Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon

Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon
February 10, 2015
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By now it is rather obvious the only entities in the civilized world who want to arm the Ukrainians are …Read the Rest

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Beware the Vampire Candidates

Beware the Vampire Candidates
February 9, 2015
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Just when you thought it was safe to go outside in the dark, another Vampire is expressing interesting in once …Read the Rest

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The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too

The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too
January 26, 2015
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The GOP officially lost me with the advent of the Tea Parties. I wasn’t a happy camper before their coming, …Read the Rest

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I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty

I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty
January 24, 2015
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Minions of the far right are bullies, plain and simple.  Trust me, I’ve spent the past decade or so, being …Read the Rest

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Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy

Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy
January 22, 2015
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In many ways, Barack Obama is his own worst enemy when it comes to working with Congress. He’s basically thumbed …Read the Rest

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What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes

What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes
January 20, 2015
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People should be allowed to build wealth. Families should be allowed to accumulate wealth and hand it down from one …Read the Rest

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One Person’s Blasphemy Is Another Person’s Freedom of Speech?

One Person’s Blasphemy Is Another Person’s Freedom of Speech?
January 15, 2015
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One of the classic scenes from Star Wars – the first one, was when C3PO was playing some form of …Read the Rest

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A Consumer Based Economy – Merry Christmas to Us All! (but the Brother’s Koch)

A Consumer Based Economy – Merry Christmas to  Us All! (but the Brother’s Koch)
December 24, 2014
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Immediately after the horrific attacks on 9/11, President George W. Bush repeatedly stated that we have consumer based economy.  If …Read the Rest

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Warren Makes Her Move?

Warren Makes Her Move?
December 15, 2014
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During the election cycle of 2008, the Mitten’s Minions, the dogged men and women who had sold their souls not …Read the Rest

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Obama’s Got His Groove Back – Thank Goodness!

Obama’s Got His Groove Back – Thank Goodness!
November 24, 2014
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“…Today’s immigrant children are tomorrow’s workers, taxpayers and neighbors. Condemning them to life in the shadows means that they will …Read the Rest

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The GOP & Their Anti-Immigration Hissy Fit

The GOP & Their Anti-Immigration Hissy Fit
November 23, 2014
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The Urban Dictionary defines a hissy fit as an unreasonable emotional out burst or an adult temper tantrum.  “What they …Read the Rest

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The Low Family Tolerance Edition

The Low Family Tolerance Edition
November 18, 2014
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Right about now I really don’t like my family.  I can, with all candor, report the feeling is mutual.  No, …Read the Rest

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Grubergate

Grubergate
November 17, 2014
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Once again the political world is yawning toward another alleged scandal.  As far as scandals go, this one is well, …Read the Rest

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Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style

Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style
November 14, 2014
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Evidently Vladimir Putin can do nothing right in the eyes of the American press, having been subjected to a full …Read the Rest

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Dish, Politics, Corruption and Charlie Ergen

Dish, Politics, Corruption and Charlie Ergen
November 13, 2014
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Dish Network is considered the meanest company in America. Anyone who has had to combat their rude employees on the …Read the Rest

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Note to Dems: You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose

Note to Dems:  You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose
November 8, 2014
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I know the GOP has been stuck on stupid for ages, but the Dems?  This was a stuck on stupid …Read the Rest

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Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right

Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right
November 6, 2014
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My heart belongs to The Big Red Machine.  I came of age watching my beloved Reds, with my man, Johnny …Read the Rest

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The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch
October 28, 2014
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I’ve been predicting that the Democrats are facing an uphill battle in November.  The are several reasons for this.  First, …Read the Rest

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What If Ukraine Shot Down Malyasia Airlines Flight 17?

What If Ukraine Shot Down Malyasia Airlines Flight 17?
October 21, 2014
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When I noticed that Russia and the Ukraine were going to sign an agreement about natural gas, it made me …Read the Rest

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The Greatest Lawsuit in the History of Lawsuits

The Greatest Lawsuit in the History of Lawsuits
October 16, 2014
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A famous philosopher once said that stupid is as stupid does.  I think this is one of those cases.  Stupid …Read the Rest

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Grimes to the Rescue?

Grimes to the Rescue?
October 15, 2014
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Back in 2006, I was so disgusted with Laura Ingraham that I almost lost it.  She helped engineer the beginning …Read the Rest

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Obama’s Rubicon & Press Bias

Obama’s Rubicon & Press Bias
September 24, 2014
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On Monday evening, Barack Obama ordered terror sites in Iraq and Syria to be bombed.  We all knew the terror …Read the Rest

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Violence Against Women Act

Violence Against Women Act
September 15, 2014
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I don’t usually post something verbatim, but it is an appropriate follow-up to yesterday’s discussion about violence against women.  It …Read the Rest

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No Longer Able to Feel

No Longer Able to Feel
September 4, 2014
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No Longer Quivering had a link to a wonderful piece by Lana Hope called I Lost a Part of Me …Read the Rest

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ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties

ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties
September 2, 2014
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“We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to …Read the Rest

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Barack & Bibi

Barack & Bibi
August 5, 2014
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This is not a discussion about the toxic relationship between Israel and its neighbors.  It is not a critique of …Read the Rest

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