Handicapping Tonight’s Republican Debate

The Republican field is beginning to take shape. While tonight’s debate will almost certainly not give us any clear indication of who the eventual nominee will be, it is the first test for the newest entrant, Governor Rick Perry of Texas. Perry shook up the field quite a bit when he announced his candidacy, and… Continue reading »


News of the Day: Limerick Edition 8-17-11

Libertarians Finally Take Hint We’ve Been Dropping That a billionaire named Peter Thiel Chased the libertarian ideal Far away to the sea – Taking all thems with he – We should really thank Peter, I feel. President Obama Saves or Creates at least One Speechwriter Job; Others…Not so Much  This President we’ve got is a peach; Look, he’s making another damn speech.… Continue reading »


Urge to Shill…Rising

Back in November of 2008, I reached the limits of my ability to cope with the ascension of Barack Obama to the Presidency. I like to think that I argued against his selection manfully, with grace and wit, for more than a year. I defended Sarah Palin against the trendy liberal condescension and some (you may… Continue reading »


High Speed Rail – Idiocy!

I distrust any national effort at a high speed rail system based on what I’ve seen locally.


Meaning in Madness

We have to realize that nobody could have predicted these senseless events…Apparently, posturing and pointing fingers is easier for our leaders and pundits than grappling with this sad truth.


NPR Rant

There are precious few good shows on NPR, and the worldview espoused on their programs has got to be as alien to most Americans as Nancy Pelosi’s face.


Is Koran Burning Really the Problem?

Pastor Terry Jones in Florida has garnered international attention for his proposal to burn a copy of the Koran on September 11th.  As many of our leaders will tell you, Pastor Jones is an ignorant rube who is putting our soldiers in harm’s way with his Koran-burning stunt.  Even now that he is saying he… Continue reading »


A Fart Joke for the Soul’s Refinement

I think the fart joke as art needs to be brought back into the mainstream.