Morals

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 […]

Embarassed Yet?

Well, Republicans, are you embarrassed yet?  As I write this (Wednesday evening) it seems that a last minute budget agreement has been reached.  In the process of doing this, the world has seen that some of the US House of Representatives is so irresponsible that they might not care if a default happened.  The really […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bye Bye

Ever since President Obama won his second term with the tea baggers suffering some loses, it appears that a number of people are signing petitions asking that their state be allowed to leave the United States. Now, if you consider that our population of the United States is over 311 Million people, the number of […]

To Investigate, per chance, to Impeach

As you know,  an American ambassador, Chris Stevens and three others were killed at the American embassy in Libya.  So, the Republican-controlled house intelligence committee, acting like, well, Republicans, decided to investigate — and make things worse by trying to embarrass the President.  Investigation is probably the last thing on their minds.  In any case, […]