Progressives and “Manufactured Outrage”; Why We Lose Elections

An apparent specialty of the professional left and a large number of their minions is the manufacture of outrage.  Look at lefty blogs, and there is no end to the demands for outrage over something. Check out their Twitter streams; … Continue reading

Bipartisanship With Petulant Children; Is it Possible?

Look, I'm all for President Obama seeking support from Republicans.  After all, he is the president of all of the people, and Republicans are people, too. But for Chrissakes; at what point does he get that the leadership representing the … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap: “Redistribution of Wealth” as a Neocon Talking Point

I know the neocons hate the word “redistribution,” because they claim it sounds “communist,” but here’s a stone cold fact; their baby, supply-side economics, is all about redistribution of wealth. These assholes have been taking from the average person for … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap! Limbaugh and the Economy

Okay, I don't know about you, but I'm sick of seeing that idiot Rush Limbaugh in the news. And why the HELL is he writing editorials for The Wall Street Journal, telling us how to end the recession? Oh yeah, … Continue reading

Obama’s Right: Time to Grow Up!

It's a new day; no doubt about it.    We're about to turn back into the United States of America, folks; isn't it exciting?   If it's not exciting yet, it will be. Although, it's likely to be a little … Continue reading

Patience, Liberals; Obama is Your Friend

This year, Barack Obama won a huge victory, the GOP's far right is on the verge of being forced back to the fringes, where they belong, and Obama will have two houses of Congress with significant Democratic majorities to deal … Continue reading

Why the Bailout Plan Was Destined to Fail

A couple of months back, it seemed quite obvious that the economy was on the verge of collapse, and something drastic was necessary, immediately, to forestall an absolute disaster akin to the Great Depression. On this  very blog, I recommended … Continue reading

President Obama’s First Orders of Business

What are the first things President Obama should do upon taking office?   I’ve had some time to ponder this question since the landslide win last week, and I have some serious suggestions, and the reasons for each.   Fix … Continue reading

McCain and Chambliss: The Devil DID Go Down to Georgia!

You know, I have never cared for John McCain's politics, because he is an unabashed conservative, who would only rarely take a stand against his conservative brethren on anything important.  But I always respected him; even though I disagreed with … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap! What are Caribou Barbie and the Chimp Faithful TO, Exactly?

Okay, we know she doesn't know anything about the Constitution, because  she demonstrated repeatedly during the campaign that she had no idea what a vice president does.  But isn't it time we started enforcing the separation of church and state … Continue reading

Let’s Cut The Crap: Civil Rights Can Never Be Decided by Majority Vote

You know, I'm sick of all of the lies, the subterfuge and outright fraud that accompanies the issue of whether or not gays get married. I'm tired of all of the referenda, and the democratic treatment of an issue that … Continue reading

David Brooks: Wingnut GOP Has No Belief System? Yeah, they Do, and That’s What’s Killing Them!

The things that make me laugh…   On Sunday's "Face the Nation," conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks said, quite accurately, that the current incarnation of the Republican Party was "in a world of pain," because the party is … Continue reading

Looking Out For Our Future

Forget all of the bull about Rev. Wright, or Ayers or alleged inexperience. Forget all of the inconsequential stuff, like Keating, age and Senate experience. This election is about turning a page in political history. The only relevant question to … Continue reading

Caribou Barbie and the First Amendment: Not So Much

After eight years of the Idiot-in-Chief, do we need — no, wait, that's the wrong phrase — can we afford four to eight more years of White House occupation by morons who have never read the Constitution, and have no … Continue reading

John McCain: The Grand Delusion

A testament to just how delusional John McCain is has to be his apparent thought that he could win the presidency this year in the first place. Okay, before I begin, let me tell all voters to please go out … Continue reading