April 2014

God Is Hate

April 20, 2014

eally? God is hate? If you believe that these Republican leaders and their toadies are Christians, then one can draw no other conclusion. As a child I heard that people fear what they do not understand. It appears that Republicans have conflated fear with hate. It is the easiest strategy for appealing to bigots, racists, […]

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They Shoot People, Don’t They?

April 19, 2014

he patsies of the gun manufacturers, largely superposable with the members of the National Rifle Association (NRA), have substituted firearms for their genitalia and gun lobbyists’ cant for thinking. They consider their right to their manufactured machismo more important than the lives of tens of thousands of men, women and kindergarteners. They are too intellectually […]

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Clowns Of The Wild West

April 18, 2014

 ero? Patriot? Not exactly. Criminal? Yes. Millionaire Freeloader? Absolutely Hypocrite? The very definition of one. My grandmother taught me never to trust anyone that wears their religion or patriotism on their sleeve. Well, Cliven Bundy doesn’t always wear it on his sleeve but he does keep the American flag close at hand. He wants you […]

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Hormones a la mode

April 12, 2014

fter gaining more than 90 pounds on a diet following the guidelines of the American Heart Association and the United States Department of Agriculture it was obvious that either they were in the pockets of the food industry or were totally ignorant of the subject. I’m inclined to think it is a combination of both. […]

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Things Go Better Without Koch

April 11, 2014

aking lots of money is not necessarily proof of intelligence. It could have been luck. It could have been something less than honest or legal. Inheriting lots of money is even less demanding. The Koch brothers, Charles and David, have shown signs of ego, greed, lack of empathy and other undesirable traits . . . […]

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Always Wrong, Never In Doubt

April 8, 2014

t is truly amazing that grownups can pay tribute to an ideology whose history is so despicable and whose record is one of always being wrong. Of whom do I speak? The right, both political and economic.

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Math à la Newt

April 6, 2014

first met Newt in 1973, when he was making his initial unsuccessful bid for Congress. Fortunately, I have not seen him since 1980. I was a local office holder and he wanted my help. He failed to obtain it. My standards were never that low and he was always transparent. Despite his claims, Newt’s intellect […]

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The Differences?

April 5, 2014

Afghanistan Conservatives’ Goals = American Republicans’ Goals here are two areas where I find the lines blurred. One is in the national/international arena. The other is closer to home. You likely have heard about the first ones. I hope you have been spared the later.

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