American Politics

Fantasists, narcissists, murderers and criminals…

Fantasists, narcissists, murderers and criminals…

I’ve been saying for a long time that [tag]the British[/tag] have had a much more enlightened conception of [tag]Al Qaeda[/tag]...

Who ya gonna call?…

Who ya gonna call?…

This country just gets stranger and stranger by the day.  Here’s the latest from the [tag]Department of Homeland Security[/tag] –...

This man should have been our President…

This man should have been our President…

I’m really not going to say very much right now.  While I’m excessively pleased that [tag]Al Gore[/tag] has just won...

Not everyone is bummed about the war…

Not everyone is bummed about the war…

A vital element in keeping the peace is our military establishment. Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action,...

Nitwits on parade…

Nitwits on parade…

Wow, they’re blooming this week. First let’s address something that ought to seem obvious – becoming a professional competitive eater...

Don’t fear the dummies…

Don’t fear the dummies…

And no, I’m not talking about mannequins. Those really are quite scary (but that’s a subject for another post maybe...

A fine petard hoisting…

A fine petard hoisting…

I love the phrase “hoisted on his own petard.”  Most folks have no clue what a petard is (for the...

I told you so…

I told you so…

Airport security is just window dressing designed to make skittish middle-class Americans think flying is safer than it really is. ...

Dammit, stupid politics…

Dammit, stupid politics…

I’ve sworn to myself that I’m not getting into this yet.  The [tag]Presidential election[/tag] is over a year and a...

I’m mad as hell and I’m probably just going to suck it up…

I’m mad as hell and I’m probably just going to suck it up…

Not exactly the line, as we remember it, from [tag]Network[/tag], but it’s a bit more realistic. Yes, I know, I...