Archive for May 2017

Memorial Day, 2017

Memorial Day, 2017
Above:  Christian Jacobs, 4, of Hertford, NC, lies on the grave of his father, Christian James Jacob, during Memorial Day celebrations at Arlington National Cemetery – Image: Huffington Post Following originally posted on Memorial Day, 2013: About a decade before I was born 2,400 American men and women lost their lives in the attack on... Read more »

Donald Trump's Letter of Intent to Melania

Donald Trump's Letter of Intent to Melania
One can only speculate about the state of Donald Trump’s marriage, but if Melania ever kicked his bloated ass out, he would probably write her a letter and have Sean Spicer read it aloud in a press briefing.  Following is that letter, as I imagine it: From the Orifice of the President   Dear my... Read more »

James Comey May Be a Boy Scout, But He Sure Acts Like a Girl Scout Sometimes

James Comey May Be a Boy Scout, But He Sure Acts Like a Girl Scout Sometimes
I couldn’t believe what I was watching last July as James Comey delivered his now infamous address to the nation.  It was, at the very least, unprecedented.  His October surprise solidified his place in FBI lore, but not in a good way.  Comey was a problematic FBI director, but the timing of his firing suggests... Read more »
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A Jewish Perspective of the Human Condition

A Jewish Perspective of the Human Condition
This is an old and a-bit-too-long joke that subtly highlights qualities that have enabled Jews to survive into the 21st Century: Wisdom, wit, patience and a finely honed sense of irony. Abe and Sarah had been married for 40 years, but Abe’s tepid performance in the boudoir had been putting Sarah’s boots to sleep. After... Read more »

Every Fertilized Egg Has the Right to be Born

Every Fertilized Egg Has the Right to be Born
That’s right, you heard me. Every fertilized egg has the right to grow in its mother’s uterus for nine months, then pop out through her vagina. Now that I’m reading it, I can see where that right could be slightly abridged by the necessity of a cesarean section, but you get the gist. Ix-nay on... Read more »