Archive for October 2021

When Menards 11% off everything turns into 11% off nothing

When Menards 11% off everything turns into 11% off nothing
Menard’s 11%-off-everything deal always seemed a bit sketchy to me. Alternatively, they would go from 11% off everything to 11% off power tools to 11% off ceiling fans, but nothing really changed. The 11% off thing used to come around about every other month, but since the pandemic, it’s been nonstop. It’s always 11% off... Read more »

Moscow Mitch and NRA's Wayne LaPierre are Chicago's real gangsters

Moscow Mitch and NRA's Wayne LaPierre are Chicago's real gangsters
An emergency room doctor I know was very upset about a 14-year old patient with two gunshot wounds in the head and who wouldn’t be? Nowadays you only notice it when the evening news doesn’t lead off with a shooting. It’s scary, sad and unrelenting. There’s myriad reasons for the indiscriminate use of deadly weapons... Read more »

House Democrats discuss renaming the U.S. Capitol Benghazi

House Democrats discuss renaming the U.S. Capitol Benghazi
In a last ditch effort to raise Republican interest in an investigation into the way the attack on our nation’s Capitol on January 6, 2021 was instigated, organized and funded, Democratic congressmen are flirting with the idea of changing the name of our Capitol to Benghazi. Granted, few Americans, especially those on the GOP or... Read more »
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Jon Stewart thinks we need to consider Donnie Trump in context

Jon Stewart thinks we need to consider Donnie Trump in context
In a recent interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, former Daily Show host, Jon Stewart opined that we are too focused on Donnie Trump because we are not putting him into the proper context. I am a big fan of Stewart and delighted to see him back on the air. He is smart and witty, but... Read more »

Columbus didn't discover America, he invaded it

Columbus didn't discover America, he invaded it
Reposted – with updates – from October 12, 2020 Good morning, America.  Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Thanks to President Joe Biden, Indigenous Peoples’ Day is now an official holiday. In previous years I had reposted Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat, but I’m done with that guy.  It’s time to move on.... Read more »