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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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Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech

Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech
January 28, 2015
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Ladies and Gentlemen, I’d planned to speak to you tonight to report on the state of the Union, but the …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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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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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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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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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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Stuck on Ebola Stupid

Stuck on Ebola Stupid
November 1, 2014
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Funny how more people will die today from gun violence and mistakes than have thus died due to Ebola here …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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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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Yet Another Alzheimer’s Rant

Yet Another Alzheimer’s Rant
July 28, 2014
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It should be noted that not everyone who has Alzheimer’s Disease is like my father, who is mild mannered, well …Read the Rest

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Feeling Robbed

Feeling Robbed
May 24, 2014
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Friday morning, I saw a headline from The Hill.  Bob Dole is pissed about the VA.  Well, I’m pissed about …Read the Rest

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We Are All Bigots, Unfortunately

We Are All Bigots, Unfortunately
May 5, 2014
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Today is Cinco de Mayo.  Kick back, don’t drink and drive, have a great Margarita. (The best I’ve ever tasted …Read the Rest

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Making People Suffer When They Die

Making People Suffer When They Die
May 2, 2014
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One of the things I like about living in New Mexico is there is no death penalty.  Executing someone for …Read the Rest

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The Cruelty of the Koch Right ‘Christian’ Right

The Cruelty of the Koch Right ‘Christian’ Right
May 1, 2014
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In so many ways the civilized world, as opposed to the world of the libertarian, Koch Machine, Christian Reconstructionist Right …Read the Rest

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Why the Martinez Fixation?

Why the Martinez Fixation?
April 21, 2014
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The once proud GOP now has an image problem with its governors, the super-stars, the next generation of POTUS candidates, …Read the Rest

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PART I: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World

PART I: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World
April 13, 2014
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Obedience is listening attentively, Obedience will take instructions joyfully, Obedience heeds wishes of authorities, Obedience will follow orders instantly. For …Read the Rest

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Reflexions on Racism & the Civil Rights Era

Reflexions on Racism & the Civil Rights Era
April 12, 2014
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I need to put a caveat on this, before I even begin.  I am well aware that, because of the …Read the Rest

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How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers

How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers
April 7, 2014
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We all picture Ronald Reagan’s family as bravely soldering through his Alzheimer’s, fighting for a cure, standing strong to make …Read the Rest

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People With Alzheimer’s Deserve to Be Treated with Dignity

People With Alzheimer’s Deserve to Be Treated with Dignity
April 6, 2014
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Saturday evening I experienced something which sickened me on a personal level, so badly, I’m dealing with a migraine.  As …Read the Rest

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PART III: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART III: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 28, 2014
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R – E – S – P – E – C – T The immortal Aretha said it best.  Respect.  …Read the Rest

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When Political Criticism Becomes a Crime

When Political Criticism Becomes a Crime
March 20, 2014
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There is nothing wrong with normal political criticism.  It’s part of the game.  Anyone knows that all is fair in …Read the Rest

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Libertairan, Far Right Governors Are a Disaster

Libertairan, Far Right Governors Are a Disaster
January 30, 2014
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Was Mark Sanford one of the first in the new wave of ALEC, Koch inspired, libertarian anti-business Republican governors?  When …Read the Rest

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That Didn’t Take Long – Another Pink Flamingo I Told You So

That Didn’t Take Long – Another Pink Flamingo I Told You So
January 19, 2014
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Once again, The Pink Flamingo must suggest that another I Told You So is in the works.  I hate it, …Read the Rest

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Those Not So Bright Tea Party Candidates

Those Not So Bright Tea Party Candidates
January 18, 2014
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Once again we’re heading into an election year.  Once again we’re starting to see the Tea Party candidates gather, and …Read the Rest

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Operation American Spring or (Stuck On Stupid)

Operation American Spring or (Stuck On Stupid)
January 11, 2014
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There are times when the term ‘stuck on stupid’ just works.  This is one of them.  Back in October and …Read the Rest

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Newt’s Uncomfortable Truth

Newt’s Uncomfortable Truth
January 7, 2014
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A couple years ago when extreme cold slammed the southwest, it was not called a polar vortex, blamed on global …Read the Rest

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