“The right to protest has been taken away by The ndaa via the Patriot Act so if you’re trying to get people into FEMA camps this is a good way to do it.” Anonymous Facebook Post Whew, right. Thanks… Read More ›
Oh, the Humanity! I Mean WTF?
I could have made this another The Good. The Bad. And the Ugly. post, but I can’t find any good right now. These are all pretty ugly, and I don’t want to start yet another recurring post. People who know… Read More ›
The Good. The Bad. And the Ugly.
Or the column formerly called “The Weekly Ying and Yang.” I’ve decided to take a different approach, primarily because I no longer write that column weekly. And also because there’s far more “yang” than “ying.” Therefore, I believe that the… Read More ›
More News and Notes on the Newtown Massacre
We’re a couple of days removed from the Newtown Massacre, and it is no less horrifying today than it was Friday. As a follow-up, I have posted on my Scribd site a PDF file of the NRA brochure that I… 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 ›
Romney-Ryan 2012: The One Percent Ticket is Now Complete
Nobody should be surprised that Mitt Romney has chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate. The consummate candidate of the one percent had to fill out his ticket with the appropriate sidekick. If elected, you can be sure of the… 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 Koch Brothers Attack Robert Greenwald in the Wake of New Film
Robert Greenwald was at Harvard University at the premiere of “Koch Brothers: Exposed.” The one thing he made clear was that he knew that the Koch Brothers would be out gunning for him once the film was released. Greenwald told… Read More ›
The Koch Brothers: A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy
I’ve been following Robert Greenwald and his Brave New Foundation for quite a while, so when I got the email about the Boston premiere of “Koch Brothers Exposed,” I signed up right away to see it at Harvard University. I’ve… Read More ›
Will the Democrats Seize the Day?
It’s officially election season, and many people have been wondering out loud if the Democrats can keep their majority in the Senate. They are defending 23 seats in 2012, and the GOP needs only four to take control. The House?… 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 ›
Barack Obama sinks further into the civil rights abyss
In late September, Jonathan Turley, professor of law at George Washington University, wrote in the LA Times that Barack Obama might be the most disastrous president in our history when it comes to civil liberties. Frankly, it was hard to… 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 ›
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 ›