As the race begins…

Well, folks, here we go. It’s been a while in coming, but now that we’re finally loading the starting gate, it’s time to start paying attention to the horses in this race. Trust me: This one’s going to be winner-take- all, unless something really bad happens in the next year and a half. This is a prediction Read More …

Truth is in the eyes of the beholder…

It would be wrong of me to post Jim’s previous response to Bergdahl’s return and not post this. Stonekettle Station ~ Negotiating With Terrorists: The Counterpoint By definition, I came at the Iranian hostage crisis from the opposite side. As a Junior High student, I worked on Carter’s campaign and I would have voted for Read More …

Ya know, I’ve got a lot of experience reading between the lines…

Unless you’re living under a rock (and you’re probably not if you’re reading my stuff), you already know about the blowback from the trade of former POW Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for five former residents of Gitmo, Afghan detainees we were preparing to keep indefinitely. As in forever. As in we never ever intend to close Read More …

dis·in·gen·u·ous

Your word lesson for the day: dis·in·gen·u·ous Adjective Not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does. Synonyms insincere – false – devious – hollow-hearted Okay, so I’m going to put this out there and get hammered for it, but I said almost a year ago that Read More …

One month to go…

The end of November is often too busy to step back and look at where we are. Between prep for Thanksgiving (which came disturbingly early this year) and all the Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday-Tuesday… and so forth, it’s hard to imagine anyone actually accomplishing anything before the Advent calendars start opening on the 1st. Read More …

Hostile Hostess…

Dr. Egon Spengler: [about the storage facility] Wow, its getting crowded in there and these readings point to something big on the horizon. Winston Zeddemore: What do you mean big? Dr. Egon Spengler: Well, [shows a twinkie] Dr. Egon Spengler: let’s say this twinkie represents all of the psycho kenetic energy in the New York Read More …

Connecting the Dots…

UPDATE (10/26/12): It appears the news is heating up. Thanks to the Daily Kos, we may well be looking at the real smoking gun in this campaign. Whether it’s enough to take away Romney’s momentum and make even the staunchest racist Republican vote elsewhere remains to be seen. After all, there are those in the Republican Read More …

Election 2012: October 15, 2012

There’s a LOT of reading to do on this page, but each link has value in identifying the issues we need to consider when choosing our leaders for the coming two (House), four (President) or six (Senate) years. I may already have published one or more of these links, but if so, I think the Read More …