Archive for November 2018

5 reasons to skip Thanksgiving dinner and 5 reasonable excuses

5 reasons to skip Thanksgiving dinner and 5 reasonable excuses
Parts of this have been reprinted from previous posts.  You can scroll down if you’d like to skip to the advice that will help you survive the inevitable Thanksgiving Battle Royale: Five Reasons to skip Thanksgiving dinner: 1. Get a 70″ TV at Walmart for $100 2. Crazy cousin Eddie got a concealed carry permit... Read more »

Donald Trump and the continued betrayal of America's warriors

Donald Trump and the continued betrayal of America's warriors
GET OUT OF THE BASKET! In Donald Trump and the betrayal of America’s warriors, we discussed some of the things that boggle our minds and infuriate us. Mostly, it has to do with a man who has never served his country in ANY capacity, claiming to love our military but clearly hating the people who serve. ... Read more »

Hillary Clinton can rob a bank every Friday night and steal the collection plate on Sunday

Hillary Clinton can rob a bank every Friday night and steal the collection plate on Sunday
Originally posted  August 7, 2016: How you process the title of this piece depends entirely upon your predisposition toward Hillary Clinton. If you’re a Republican or a registered Clinton-hater, you’re probably resentful that the Clintons get away with stuff that you can’t.  There might be some truth to that, but it doesn’t make it unique... Read more »
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Two reasons why the word "Democratic" is taboo to Trump and the GOP

Two reasons why the word "Democratic" is taboo to Trump and the GOP
Lots of words can be used both as nouns and as adjectives.  College is a noun that becomes an adjective when used to describe a person, as in college student. The word police is a noun that becomes an adjective when referring to a police station or a police car. The word Republican is both a noun and... Read more »

Donald Trump and the betrayal of America's warriors

Donald Trump and the betrayal of America's warriors
Note: If you ride with *WWR, *PGR, *AVMRA, *CVMRA or are a member of any other military support group, consider this an open message: Monday was Veterans Day and the President of the United States did not go to Arlington National Cemetery. That’s a big deal, but like so many other big deals, it gets... Read more »

I'm Really Pissed This Veterans Day and I'm Sick of What Passes for Patriotism

I'm Really Pissed This Veterans Day and I'm Sick of What Passes for Patriotism
“Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.” – President Emmanuel Macron First published one year ago today, on November 11, 2017: There’s about 4,800 homeless veterans in Los Angeles.  Luckily, they’re in L.A. and not here, in Chicago, where it was 20 degrees last night. Happy f**king Veterans Day.... Read more »
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If you don't vote, you are part of the problem

If you don't vote, you are part of the problem
In 22 countries around the world it is illegal NOT to vote. Skipping out on your patriotic duty in Australia will cost you $20. I don’t know if that’s $20 Australian or U.S., but you can read more HERE. In 1773 the Sons of Liberty boarded three British ships in Boston Harbor and dumped 342... Read more »

The burden of proof is on God

The burden of proof is on God
Before you fire up those nasty emails, there’s not going to be any faith bashing here. In fact, I’m going to defend your religious beliefs. Sort of. So there I was, enjoying some home made soup at Stormy’s Tavern in Northfield, IL when I slipped down the slope of atheistic entreatment. Atheists can be a... Read more »

Donald Trump's crimes against humanity are capital in more ways than one

Donald Trump's crimes against humanity are capital in more ways than one
We all (I hope) understand the concept of crimes against humanity, which are generally despicable things that evil people do to other people. Donald Trump is an evil man who does despicable things to people in whom he sees no value. That’s a fact, Jack. There is however, a kind of capital in things he... Read more »
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