Browsing All posts tagged under »Middle East«

A Wee Little Bit O’ Politics

October 16, 2013

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I haven’t written much about politics lately. I’ve been discouraged this year by my beloved democratic party, the way leftward leaning pols like Pelosi, Nelson, Menendez and the sitting president, suddenly started sounding like Darth Cheney, ‘Let’s Bomb Syria! Chemical Weapons! (Weapons of Mass Destruction?) Gasp & Egads! What about our CREDIBILITY? Liberals for war. […]

Miley Cyrus & the Military Industrial Complex

August 26, 2013

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As brave Americans reeled in shock at the news of Ben Affleck as Batman, another national tragedy has rocked a grieving Red, White & Blue. Achy-Breaky offspring Miley Cyrus cut America deep in her collective soul when she dryhumped the Thicke family scion, shaming the grand traditions of the MTV Music Awards. Words cannot comfort […]

From the Archives: My October 28 2004 Presidential Election Email

March 15, 2013

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WARNING: Political opinion ahead! So back in the day, in the ancient past, the time before Facebook, before Reddit and Chrome, before Twitter and even preceding MySpace, we used mass emails to annoy our friends with goofy jokes, spread urban legends and express our political opinions. This is an email I sent to all the […]

Smoke, Oil and Mirrors (How To Make A News Commercial)

January 29, 2013

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I love oil in all it’s forms. I totally do, I love gas in my car, I love electricity, I love the petrochemicals in my plastic bottles and cups and utensils and of course in all my household electronics from TV to coffee maker. I love, love, LOVE the oil in my asphalt roads (who […]

Never Forget My A$$…

September 11, 2012

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As I peruse social media on this eleventh anniversary of  9/11 I can’t help but notice posts like this one choking my feed – And these – America, you’re lying. When the incumbent president mentions Afghanistan twice, literally, two short sentences on America’s LONGEST WAR – in his convention acceptance speech, then the GOP candidate […]