Who wins the day?

Cindy Jacobs: prophetess, genius, knower of things. Rush Limbaugh was close for a bit. But his rant about Democrats from the Democrat (ic, I believe it’s Democratic, Rush) Party wanting to blame anyone but Loughner and thus save him from jail time is par for his woefully small course. But Cindy Jacobs.  She understands.  She … Continue reading

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Seriously Senator Coburn?

This 9/11 First Responders bill saga keeps getting better and better. Yesterday I called Senator Coburn a monster. It was a little hyperbole, slightly over the top – I thought. Then I read this. You see,  Senator Coburn was bravely filibustering this bill because of procedure or something.  He also wanted to make sure that … Continue reading

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We love the Constitution so much we want to change it

New Republican legislators have decided that it’s time to allow states like Wyoming, the Dakotas, and Kentucky to decide whether a federal law is good enough for the rest of us.  In the past two years we’ve seen a desire to repeal the 17th amendment (“the rabble shouldn’t be allowed to choose their own Senators”) … Continue reading

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The Culture Wars are getting old

But they’re not going away anytime soon, if this latest Smithsonian incident is illustrative of anything.  It seemed like we have finally confined the “Culture Wars” to the “War on Christmas” and vague complaints about immorality in Hollywood.  Maybe it was that our public institutions like the Smithsonian had simply self-censored until they thought that it was … Continue reading

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Lame comic book movie angers lame white supremacist

I had no idea how seriously white supremacists take their movies loosely based on comic books very loosely based on Norse mythology.  They have a blog, a facebook page, and an internet poll! And readers. I was never a fan of Thor in my comic book reading days – it was lame.  He was the … Continue reading

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