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Republicans, just pick one, dammit!!!

(Content warning — this post contains excessive exclamation point usage.) There’s been this annoying buzz in my ears lately, but I haven’t been paying much attention to it, what with worrying about that narcissistic nut job who is waltzing his way past some very sterling candidates to the Republican nomination for president. But it’s getting hard to ignore, a bellyaching rasp […]

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Choose very carefully. Please.

“You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We can preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we can sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children say of us we […]

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Really South Carolina Republicans?

  Really South Carolina Republicans? You had some really good choices this time! Seriously this was not one of those elections where you bring nose-plugs with you to the voting booth. And yet a third of you still picked Donald Trump. You passed by Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio and picked his embarrassing spectacle of a spoiled […]

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It would be a “nice idea” if Bernie’s followers would read the Constitution

Today Bernie Sanders tweeted that it would be a “nice idea” for Republicans who don’t want to confirm Obama’s replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia “to read the Constitution of the United States.” He’s implying that if they read the Constitution they would find that the Constitution directs that Republicans allow Barack Obama to destroy the Constitution. […]

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Foreign Policy: Will the real Donald Trump please stand up

  Things to take away from Donald Trump’s statesmanlike performance at the South Carolina Debate Saturday night, where with barely a nod to ISIS he declared former President George W. Bush the bogeyman of the century. Okay, maybe he didn’t actualy say that, but it was implied. And didn’t all that bluster about hitting ISIS “very hard,” […]

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My advice for Marco Rubio

Boy I sure hope someone let Marco Rubio know that the New York Times thinks his objection to Donald Trump’s campaign trail potty mouth is “personal and aggressive,” so he’ll know to adjust his behavior accordingly. In fact, to be on the safe side, Rubio probably should just call the New York Times every morning […]

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Stuff like this is why Bernie Sanders is surging

I happened upon a video on Facebook today. It’s cute. It has nifty graphics, a friendly narrator. You can click through to watch it, but I’m happy to summarize: Basically, the U.S. has some rich stick people and many many more poor stick people. That’s because the rich stick people grabbed all the money away […]

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