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And Lest We Forget — The Flag

And Lest We Forget — The Flag

In this southwest Denver neighborhood, there are American flags flying at the houses to my left and right, across the street, and kitty-corner across another street. It takes a short…

The Prayer, The Pledge & The Anthem

Sports have never been of much interest to me, outside of baseball to a small degree. Growing up in Connecticut, I saw Yankees and Dodgers games on the local TV…

Cheney In A Pants Suit?

I don't suppose there'll ever be a time when female politicians aren't judged by their appearance. Now, Hillary is "Cheney in a pants suit." Wait a minute. Cheney is in…

Learning

"Rarely is the question asked, is our children learning?" -- George W Bush Indeed. Is they? Two ways to see this: (1) Hell no, and (2) All Too Well. Consider…

Disarm The Deranged?

Disarm The Deranged?

Who's going to disarm Wayne LaPierre? If you want to see just how nuts he is, find a copy of the NRA magazine and read his column.…

Engaging The Squares: Post-Orlando

Conservative writer P.J. O'Rourke, who used to butt heads with Molly Ivins on TV, came on the Tonight show once and explained right wing logic: "If you weren't a liberal…

‘I Did Not Have Sex With That Corporation’ Redux

I've been engaging the squares again on the internet. There is a triumvirate of obtuse right-wing self-declared patriots and all-around Good Americans (in the sense of Hitler's "Good Germans"), who…

Believers

Don’t try to get religion out of politics. Politics IS religion. Hillary believers, bah humbug. They’re having fun putting Bernie on the rack. I have a facebook “friend” – well,…

Hospital

Obamacare? I know nothing about it, but it seems those who hate it are the same ones who hate Obama for the usual reason. I've never had commercial medical insurance…

Harridan

This is the word that comes to mind on hearing/seeing Hillary speak on the hustings. The raw, hoarse sound of her voice. The nasty finger jabbing. She, in her vast…

The Beard Craze

Okay, what is it with the beards? As a fashion trend, it seems a lot of young guys are sporting them. Of course there have always been men with beards,…