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Category Archives: Crazies

Krugman, wishful thinking, and the fall of the House of Cantor

I don't normally take issue with Paul Krugman, and I heartily wish I could buy into his take on the Cantor defeat, but I don't think the evidence is there: In other words, being a hard line conservative, which to be fair involved some career risks back in the 60s and into the 70s, became […]

Hey Joe, your 15 minutes are up!

Isn't it about time that the media let Sam Wurzelbacher slip back into the obscurity from which he came? Who cares what he thinks, and I use the word “thinks” advisedly.

25% normal

I’ve been busy lately, what with attending meaningless nominating conventions and such like. So, no posts of substance lately. You must, therefore content yourself with entertainment: excerpts from the Idaho Republican primary gubernatorial debates. So, one normal guy. That’s not too bad. Did you catch the look on the moderator’s face?

CPAC reverses itself: Atheists banished

A few days ago I noted that CPAC was allowing the American Atheists to have a booth at its upcoming convention, but not GOProud, a group of Gay Republicans. (That term should be an oxymoron, but oddly enough, it's not). l expressed some reservations about whether the Atheists had indeed gotten a booth, it being […]

CPAC makes its priorities clear

A few days ago they reported at Kos that a bunch of gay Republicans were absolutely delighted that they were going to be allowed to attend the next CPAC conference. The dispute with GOProud dates back to 2011, when a number of socially conservative groups, including the Heritage Foundation and the Family Research Council, objected […]

A reasonable suggestion

 

Thou may shoot thy neighbor (certain conditions apply)

It will be interesting to see if a recent Florida case gets the same attention as the Trayvon Martin case or whether, as I predict, we have all grown used to the idea that it is legal to murder people in hoodies in Florida: On Thursday, an Orlando man shot and killed a 21-year-old who […]

Paranoia strikes deep, but sometimes misses the mark

Apparently I missed this when in happened. A woman came close to fainting as she stood behind Obama during a press availability during which he was touting Obamacare. Parenthetically, I've always hated this stunt, first pioneered by St. Reagan, of having common every day folks stand behind the President while he misleads us. But that's […]

Someone watches over us

Apparently someone once said, though no one know who, that “God takes care of fools, drunks, and the United States of America”. Given recent events, even we non-believers must pause and wonder sometimes. Consider this. The present day Democratic Party must be the most incompetent political party that has ever maintained its existence on the […]

Okay then, that makes sense

We all remember the meme about the tea party person who demanded that the government keep its hands off his or her Medicare. I spent a fair amount of time one day googling around to document that it was fact based, and while I'm not prepared to say it wasn't, I found no evidence that […]