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The “P” Word

The “P” Word
November 5, 2013
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There is one unpardonable sin when it comes to writing and writers.  Thou Shalt Not Commit Plagiarism. In academia, depending …Read the Rest

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How Many More Deaths Are Acceptable?

How Many More Deaths Are Acceptable?
November 4, 2013
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We hear the far right lament, and have heard it lament, for well over a decade, how the far left …Read the Rest

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No Justification for Rape

No Justification for Rape
November 3, 2013
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In May of this year, in Rajasthan, India, a woman died of burns she received when the man who was …Read the Rest

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Opera Is Not Broadway

Opera Is Not Broadway
November 1, 2013
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Let me go on record.  I don’t like Broadway.  I think it is shallow, silly, stupid, and superficial. I don’t …Read the Rest

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The Auto-Da-Fé of Kathleen Sebelius

The Auto-Da-Fé of Kathleen Sebelius
October 31, 2013
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Once upon a time, they burned witches at the stake.  Today is Halloween.  It is a good time to stop …Read the Rest

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Dealing with Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Dealing with Early Alzheimer’s Disease
October 30, 2013
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Dealing with early Alzheimer’s disease is, my family is learning, in many ways, worse than where we are now, in …Read the Rest

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Putting the Life of Wyatt Earp into Perspective

Putting the Life of Wyatt Earp into Perspective
October 29, 2013
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How do we put Wyatt Earp into perspective? By now, you will have come to realize I love history. I …Read the Rest

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Finances

Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Finances
October 28, 2013
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On Friday, when I went to pick up my father’s monthly prescription of Namenda, for the first time, ever, I …Read the Rest

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The Question of Morals & Values of Yesterday

The Question of Morals & Values of Yesterday
October 27, 2013
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Several years ago, I spent a lazy Saturday watching Andy, Barney, Opie, Aunt Bee, Goober, and Mayberry.  You stop and …Read the Rest

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This Brave New USA Is Not a Nice Place to Be?

This Brave New USA Is Not a Nice Place to Be?
October 24, 2013
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Contrary to popular opinion, what we’ve been led to believe, the United States is no longer the best place, or …Read the Rest

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Little Kid Peophile Or Something Else

Little Kid Peophile Or Something Else
October 21, 2013
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I’ve recently learned of a heartbreaking situation.  Without going into any details, because I am not free to do so, …Read the Rest

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Yo-Yo Ma’s Music for Peace

Yo-Yo Ma’s Music for Peace
October 20, 2013
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It doesn’t matter what you believe as far as religion, geo-politics or anything else.  This is just plain good music …Read the Rest

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What Free Kate Hath Wrought

What Free Kate Hath Wrought
October 19, 2013
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Those of you following the Kaitlyn Smith tale, are familiar with the attacks the Hunt family has made on ‘Free …Read the Rest

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The Abominable Snowjob & Gender Bias

The Abominable Snowjob & Gender Bias
October 18, 2013
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Allegedly, an Oxford University geneticist, Dr. Bryan Sykes has taken samples from two so called Yeti, and has pulled a …Read the Rest

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The Far Right Psychopath Machine

The Far Right Psychopath Machine
October 17, 2013
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The problem with the tea party, slobbering devotion to Ayn Rand, libertarians, and those who support them is this tendency …Read the Rest

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Rape Is Rape, Abuse Is Abuse

Rape Is Rape, Abuse Is Abuse
October 15, 2013
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If you think the Kaitlyn Hunt story is bad, this is far worse.  The girl raped was 14 years old.  …Read the Rest

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What’s the Use?

What’s the Use?
October 14, 2013
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The fear right haters of the GOP have finally shown us what they’re all about.  They’re in the process of …Read the Rest

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How Conservative Ideology Has Failed America

How Conservative Ideology Has Failed America
October 13, 2013
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Remember the days when FOX News and Rush Limbaugh made fun of the Democrats who were in town for the …Read the Rest

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Destroying America in the Name of Ayn Rand

Destroying America in the Name of Ayn Rand
October 12, 2013
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“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes Would someone please …Read the Rest

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The Scary, Gun Totin’ Freaks of the Tea Party

The Scary, Gun Totin’ Freaks of the Tea Party
October 11, 2013
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DISCLAIMER:  Once again, The Pink Flamingo would like to repeat that the use of the photo of the  mammal, Musteloidea …Read the Rest

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Happy Birthday: Guiseppe Verdi

Happy Birthday:  Guiseppe Verdi
October 10, 2013
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Let’s face it, if you are a baritone junkie like I am, then you are required to be a huge …Read the Rest

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Are the Brother’s Koch Broke?

Are the Brother’s Koch Broke?
October 9, 2013
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How do we know Charles & David Koch are having a serious financial crises?  Well, aside from something interesting from …Read the Rest

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Has Steve Pearce Miscalculated or What?

Has Steve Pearce Miscalculated or What?
October 8, 2013
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Steve Pearce has a bit of a problem.  Evidently before he was for the shut-down, he was against it, said …Read the Rest

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Teenage Consequences and Good Parents

Teenage Consequences and Good Parents
October 7, 2013
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“…”Children have a much better chance of growing up if their parents have done so first.”..” Susan Peters For several  …Read the Rest

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Good Christian Jerks – Rejoice (?)

Good Christian Jerks – Rejoice (?)
October 6, 2013
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Someone who has been harassing me the past few days just suggested Matthew 7:21-23:  “21 “Not everyone who says to …Read the Rest

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House Republicans Have Morphed from Drama Queens to Mean Girls

House Republicans Have Morphed from Drama Queens to Mean Girls
October 4, 2013
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What do you call a group of politicians who want to be protected by the Capitol Police, who are working …Read the Rest

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Tea Party Civil War & Coup 101

Tea Party Civil War & Coup 101
October 3, 2013
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There is a disturbance in the Force.  I am not exaggerating when I humbly state that I may know as …Read the Rest

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It’s So Easy For the Free Kate Crowd to Ruin Lives

It’s So Easy For the Free Kate Crowd to Ruin Lives
October 2, 2013
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One of the problems with the Kaitlyn Hunt abuse defense is the fact that there are those who seem to …Read the Rest

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Political Suicide Is Painless

Political Suicide Is Painless
October 1, 2013
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You may or may  not be familiar with the classic, iconic theme from M*A*S*H (arguably the 2nd greatest comedy ever …Read the Rest

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The Tragic Lesson of the NYC Opera

The Tragic Lesson of the NYC Opera
September 29, 2013
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The New York City Opera was, for many years, the only home of the greatest soprano the world has ever …Read the Rest

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