Category Archives: current events

The Kids Are Alright

We’re all concerned about our kid’s futures. Many of us have been led to believe that the greatest threat to that future is our national debt, hovering at around $14 Trillion, although it may be closer to $70 or $80 … Continue reading

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Bueller? Bueller?

Representing the Conservative counter-point on CBS Sunday Morning, Ben Stein touted a curious hodge-podge of values, few of which aligned with either the reality or the misrepresentation of the GOP platform. Stein’s belief in tax increases for the wealthy would … Continue reading

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Chocolate !!!!!

There’s an old joke about a guy falling into a giant vat of chocolate in a candy factory. Seeing his plight, his friend, Jim¬†immediately¬†started yelling, “Fire, fire”. Everyone rushed over and pulled the guy out of the vat. When asked … Continue reading

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Lowdown

I don’t know the margin of error, but a study released last week said that 63% of Republicans believe that we found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Democrats scored much less mentally challenged with a meager 23%. Either way, … Continue reading

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What did I do?

This isn’t the blog I said I was going to write, but this one is writing itself. The “I” in the title refers to you. To all of us. It’s the question each and every one of us should be … Continue reading

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Of Tax Returns and Birth Certificates

I rarely post on Facebook and when I do, I’m reminded why. The current brouhaha on my page started with the simple thought that I find it more relevant to see a presidential candidate’s tax returns than his birth certificate. … Continue reading

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