Archive for November 2019

George Conway says that Kellyanne is a liar. Let's give him the benefit of the doubt

George Conway says that Kellyanne is a liar.  Let's give him the benefit of the doubt
George T. Conway III is a smart guy. He graduated from Harvard and got a law degree from Yale. He even dated Fox’s Laura Ingraham, just to prove his Right wing credentials. George and his wife, Kellyanne were enthusiastic supporters of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy, although they would have supported any GOP candidate.  Before “Low... Read more »

Is Tom Selleck a bull rider or just a lot of bull?

Is Tom Selleck a bull rider or just a lot of bull?
Warning:  Today’s offering contains no political content Blue Boods (starring Tom Selleck) is our Friday night date, unless we go out, in which case we watch it from our Saved list. Selleck’s had some great roles, including Jesse Stone, Nick Lassiter and Dr. Burke (Monica’s boyfriend on Friends).  In his current role as NYC Police... Read more »

Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, Devin Nunes...and John Kass, too?

Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, Devin Nunes...and John Kass, too?
The four people mentioned above earned their way into the title with one common act. Jordan, Meadows and Nunes are partisan operatives in the House of Representatives.  They have discarded their oaths to defend the Constitution in favor of protecting a criminal, which makes them accomplices. There are other GOP c0-conspirators like Lindsey Graham, Rand... Read more »
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Is impeachment a turning point for Donald Trump or just one more non-event?

Is impeachment a turning point for Donald Trump or just one more non-event?
The first turning point in Donald Trump’s run for the presidency seemed to come on the day he announced it. Who could launch a presidential campaign from a platform based on the criminality of Mexicans? About Jeb Bush, Trump said, He has to like the Mexican illegals because of his wife. So much for the... Read more »

Are you sick of what passes for patriotism these days?

Are you sick of what passes for patriotism these days?
“Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.” – President Emmanuel Macron Updated from first publishing 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’s 20 degrees and snowing. Would any of those 4,800 homeless veterans care... Read more »

Don't let a chant of "Lock him up" lead you to a false equivalency

Don't let a chant of "Lock him up" lead you to a false equivalency
On Halloween I posted a piece entitled, To lock him up or not to lock him up, that is the question for Joe and Mika.  I got some very spooky responses. Now that I’ve gotten all the makeup off my face, I can see that upon deeper reflection, there’s a little more to it than... Read more »
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Who will tell Dumpsters that we already landed on the moon and Barack Obama is no longer president?

Who will tell Dumpsters that we already landed on the moon and Barack Obama is no longer president?
You may not know the exact date of our moon landing, but you probably know that we were up there. You’re also keenly aware that Barack Obama is no longer president and hasn’t been for almost three years.  You may even cry yourself to sleep just thinking about that very fact. I only bring this... Read more »