Archive for September 2015

18 reasons why Jesus would never be a Republican

In Jesus’s own words, here are 18 reasons He would never be a right-wing Republican.  (Quoted in the Revised English Bible) 1. “Blessed are the peacemakers; they shall be called God’s children.”  Matthew 5: 9 2. “Love your enemies and pray for your persecutors; only so can you be children of your heavenly Father,  who... Read more »

A revolution in recruiting

  “As if job interviews weren’t stomach-churning enough, imagine sitting through one while looping around the Navy Pier Ferris wheel. Top executives from ad agency Havas Worldwide commandeered six of the Ferris wheel’s gondolas Tuesday morning to interview job candidates for several dozen positions, giving each applicant two revolutions of the wheel — about 15... Read more »

Scott Walker: Regress to the egress

  Not a good thinker, An even worse talker; His campaign a clinker, So exits Scott Walker.
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Steve Rannazzisi: Liar par excellence

What is it that celebrities don’t get about the truth?  Brian Williams.  Bill O’Reilly. Steve Rannazzisi. Steve Rannazzisi? I didn’t even know he was a ‘celebrity’ until yesterday when I turned to page 2 in the Trib’s A & E section. There he was—Rannazzisi—sitting in an armchair, left leg crossed casually  over the  right, wearing... Read more »

Anderson Cooper can't wait for Trump to spell out the details

“As Trump gave his big foreign policy speech in Iowa, CNN — and Anderson Cooper — decided it’d had just about enough of Trump’s empty promises. When Trump once again didn’t deliver on specifics, speaking instead “in broad terms about doing good things for the military and veterans,” Cooper cut Trump off, Mediaite reports.” [thisweek.com]... Read more »

When confronting the roar of Trump, Ben Carson is no Daniel

“When asked what sets him apart from Trump, Carson said, in his typical soft-spoken style, ‘I’ve realized where my success has come from, and I don’t in any way deny my faith in God. >By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches and honor and life<   and that’s a very big part... Read more »
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Rick Perry bumbles his way out of the race

Your time is up, farewell, Rick Perry. You were too  supernumerary. We’ll  miss your awkward mental blocks Your  only-right-once-a day broken clocks.

On Fiorina, Trump does an about-face

  “Donald Trump said Thursday that when he suggested Carly Fiorina’s face would make her unelectable, he wasn’t talking about her looks. ‘I’m not talking about looks. I’m talking about persona,'” Trump told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on ‘New Day'” [cnn.com]   Trump said that Fiorina’s  face Will hurt her chances in the race. Then he,... Read more »

Donald Trump should listen to Forrest Gump

  Signed and sealed and delivered this summer, Is the deal with Iran such a bummer? If we’d  only think back To the war with Iraq Then we’d realize what could be dumber.    
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Ted Cruz plays second fiddle to Mike Huckabee in the Kim Davis jamboree

  “Fellow GOP candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) also made the journey down to Kentucky, but his plan to show solidarity and share the spotlight with Davis was foiled by Huckabee, who sent an aide over to physically block him from speaking with reporters. The New York Times reports that after the incident, Cruz “appeared... Read more »