The Myth of Guns and the Wild West

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Ordinance No.9: “To Provide against Carrying of Deadly Weapons” (effective April 19, 1881). Section 1. “It is hereby declared to be unlawful for any

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The Only Grown-up in the Room?

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I have a very specific definition for someone who is an adult – a grown-up – it’s a person who can look someone straight

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The Far Right and the Dark Side of the Force

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Please, forgive The Pink Flamingo for getting a little crazed.  I know I’m mixing metaphors, so to speak, but there are times when being

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Memorial Day Lament for a Lost Nation

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If The Pink Flamingo sounds a bit less optimistic than usual, it is because I am just that.  In fact, I’m just plain worried

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Conservative Pundits and Talk Show Hosts for Obama!

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Please take note, up front, that The Pink Flamingo is not endorsing any of the GOP candidates.  What’s the use?  I live in New

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Why Are Conservatives Such Idiots At Times?

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Conservatives are idiots.  They are stupid, dim-witted, almost brain dead, incapable of rational though, actions or self-preservation.  The Pink Flamingo has made no secret

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PART I: Going Postal

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I just love the far right.  They are now basically demanding that the USPS be disbanded, and become commercial.  These are the same people

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Those Adorable Money Saving Conservative Fools and the Incompetent POTUS

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A certain member of my family (name withheld to protect the guilty) had, at one time, a reputation of spending a dollar to save

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Don’t Count on a GOP Victory in 2012

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This goes in the ‘we’re screwed’ chapter along with all the other far right idiocy.  Want to know how badly we are screwed?  The

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The Appeasement Tea Party “Conservative” Anti-War Doves

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“…“If you think the pathway to the GOP nomination in 2012 is to get to Barack Obama’s left on Libya, Afghanistan, and Iraq, you’re

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We’re Doomed

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One of the really bad movies of all time, The Fall of the Roman Empire, had a final scene where the “empire” was being

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