Morality

When an Organization Stands for Nothing and is Opposed to Everything

There is a remarkable parallel today between the Republican party and the NAZI party of the 1930s.

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A quote by Garrison Keillor

The party of Lincoln and Liberty was transmogrified into the party of hairy-backed swamp developers and corporate shills, faith-based economists, fundamentalist bullies with Bibles, Christians of convenience, freelance racists, misanthropic frat boys, shrieking midgets of AM radio, tax cheats, nihilists in golf pants, brownshirts in pinstripes, sweatshop tycoons, hacks, fakirs, aggressive dorks, Lamborghini libertarians, people […]

… After they have tried everything else.

In World War II, shortly after we entered on the side of The Allies, things were not going well.  In our effort to supply England with war materials, we were losing a lot of ships.  Our Navy tried all sorts of schemes to get cargo across the Atlantic, but nothing worked.  The Royal Navy was […]

Never Forget

THIS IS A RE-POST OF SOMETHING I WROTE LAST YEAR. The question in my mind is:  What should I never forget?  I live in a community that lost people in the Pentagon.  The damage and loss of life to the Pentagon was, of course, not as great as the twin towers in New York (184 […]

Impeach the Bum

In recent years there has been an impeachment and talks of another impeachment.  Let’s see what is involved.  In the United States, the House of Representatives must pass by a simple majority a list of allegations.  If it passes, the defendant has been “impeached”.  Next, the Senate tries the accused.  To convict, a ⅔ majority […]

When Guns are Outlawed …

Inasmuch as what happened in Newtown, Aurora, Phoenix, Columbine, etc.,  I am reasonably sure that every politician knows that they have to convey the perception that they are doing something about this national sickness.  Most gun laws that have been passed in this country have been done to make us feel good AND to not […]

God, Huckabee, and Guns

Since 9/11 jihadist terrorists have only been able to kill 17 Americans in the US.  During the same time frame 88,000 Americans died in gun violence in the US. So, in case you are interested, you are 5,000 times more likely to be killed by one of your fellow citizens than by a buddy of […]