I’m watching the death of the Democratic Party happen in slow motion. In fact, it’s happening way too slowly. We the people could help the process along by walking away from the party. Lord knows, the Democrats surely do not… Read More ›
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This is Where I Get Off the Bus
I turned sixty years old in February, and I’ve been voting for a very long time. Through all my political voting years, I’ve never voted anything but Democrat. I simply do not vote Republican. The fact that I am a… Read More ›
Welcome to Zombie America
We live in Zombie America. There are Zombies on both sides: We have Republican Zombies. These are the people who want to eat the middle class and the poor. The we have Zombies on the other side of the aisle…. Read More ›
America the Immoral, Part One
Don’t misread the headline. It doesn’t say “America the Immortal.” It does indeed say “America the Immoral.” As a political junkie, I spend a lot of time rooting around, digging up information, and generally keeping myself informed of the day-to-day… Read More ›
The 2012 Election Goal: Keep Romney-Ryan Out of the White House. Period.
Over the last several days, the GOP has proved once again that it and its supporters are totally irrelevant, beginning with Donald Trump’s supposedly election-changing revelation about Barack Obama and ending with yet another GOP prospective lawmaker weighing in on… Read More ›
Barack Obama: Missing in Action
I’ve had a full week of debates. I attended the Elizabeth Warren-Scott Brown debate on Monday at the University of Lowell. I watched the debacle last night between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. In this article, I want to talk… Read More ›
Toot! Toot! All Aboard the GOP Train Wreck!
I’m definitely not gloating here. It’s waaaaay too soon to gloat. There’s plenty of time left before election day, and the times are decidedly weird. How anybody in this country (who isn’t millionaire status) could even be considering voting for… Read More ›
The Amazing GOP Imaginarium (or There is No War on Women), Part 2
Here is Part 2 of the article about the supposedly imaginary War on Women. As I said earlier, the GOP thinks we’re stupid. In fact, the GOP is stupid. Watch Rachel Maddow make a total mockery of Mitch McConnell’s assertion… Read More ›
The Amazing GOP Imaginarium (or There is No War on Women), Part 1
This is the first part of a two-part article on the GOP War on Women which, by the way, is not a figment of our imaginations and is actually quite real. I don’t know how you feel about it, but… Read More ›
The Weekly Ying and Yang: April 22, 2012
It’s been a while since we’ve had one of these. I’ve been busy with fairly big stories and issues over the past few weeks, both here and on Veracity Stew. However, a number of small yet irritating items need to… Read More ›
The Chicken Little Squad Wants to Gut Social Security and Medicare
The Chicken Little Squad is out in force in this election cycle. The latest information on Social Security and Medicare – this time from the Trustees – is that the programs are in worse shape than believed. It’s time for… Read More ›
Rush “Viagra Man” Limbaugh tees off on contraception
The right wingers certainly have a motley crew of conservative blowhards, from Bill O’Lieley (sorry, it’s O’Reilly), to Glenn Beck, to Michael Savage. But hands down, the most offensive and disgusting of them all has got to be Rush Limbaugh…. Read More ›
Hello, Darling, dinner is ready and, by the way, I’m pregnant…again. Yay!
I may be a political junkie, but I confess there are times when I sit at my computer and pinch myself just to make sure I’m actually awake and not in the middle of some GOP-induced nightmare. (Okay, so I… Read More ›
This is what corruption looks like
When I was in school, I learned about the three branches of government: the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, and the Judicial Branch. Back when I was a kid (and that was a long time ago), I believed that those… Read More ›
Who says because I voted for Obama that I can’t criticize him?
I don’t know how many “groups” there are on Facebook, but I know I’m a member of too many groups to keep up with them. I’ve got to tell you there’s a virtual plethora of groups supporting the Democrats. There’s… Read More ›
It’s Halloween! Is anything scarier than the ghouls running our government?
Happy Halloween, everyone! Sure. It’s a scary time of year. Salem, Massachusetts is a veritable treasure trove of haunted happenings. And I can tell you first hand that Spooky World is just as frightening as it’s cracked up to be…. Read More ›