April 2009

Switching Parties

April 29, 2009

I admit that I was caught off guard. Hearing Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, recently invoking secession came as no real surprise. Hearing that he has switched parties was truly unexpected. It was startling. Little Ricky, a true regressive ideologue, has changed from Texas Republican to, wait for it . . . socialist.

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The Costs Of Bipartisanship

April 27, 2009

Bipartisanship sounds like an admirable quality. Is it? When Obama wanted some Regressive Senators to sign on to his stimulus bill he had to make some deals. One of the deals was with Susan Collins. She thought $780 million for pandemic control was better spent on tax cuts. Obama caved in the name of bipartisanship. […]

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He Should Know Better

April 22, 2009

President Obama should know better. I am certain that he does know better. Did he forget that he was a professor of Constitutional Law? Did he forget the proper relationship of the Department of Justice to the Oval Office? The President has his own legal counsel just down the hallway in the West Wing. The […]

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Trust Me

April 20, 2009

Decisions, decisions. Uncle Sam or the Robber Barons, whom do you trust? Don’t answer too quickly. The crisis we face is far too dangerous for us to continue playing games. It is far too serious for us to base all of our decisions on myths. Capitalism, socialism, communism, mercantilism, all isms are juvenile attempts at […]

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The Catfish Award

April 9, 2009

I am initiating a new, virtual award. It is dedicated to our endless supply of bottom feeders. The difficult part is, and will continue to be, deciding among the superabundance of candidates. If I had the time this could be an hourly award. Okay, who has the honor of being the first recipient?

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Of Two Minds

April 6, 2009

In my dotage the fogey in me has preeminence. My wife has semi-unretired from teaching and this is the week of Spring Break. During my first trips through the Groves of Academe I doubt that most college students had discovered Mexico; certainly not Cancun. Ft. Liquordale may have been an actual fort back in those […]

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