Category Archives: Politics

Fifty Shades of Bombs Away!

Obama has finally found an answer to that perennial Presidential dilemma…what do we do with the Army? Voila…Syria is our new enemy. Forget all this ‘chemical weapons’ baloney. We encouraged Iraq to use these weapons against Iran back in the … Continue reading

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Who Will Protect Us From The NSA?

The government continues to overreach using ‘terrorism’ as the excuse to slowly remove our personal privacy and liberties in the name of national security. The terrorist have already won. They have sown the seeds of fear that dictate our actions. … Continue reading

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Big Brother is Watching and Reading

If you think there is any privacy left in the digital age…think again. That latest example is how the FBI (and even the IRS) are freely and legally reading your emails. You might think they’d need a warrant but, with … Continue reading

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Hurrican Sandy Sees Pork Fly

Our politicians are a sleazy, disgusting lot of money grubbing liars and hypocrites. I’m referring to both Democrats and Republicans. The latest example is the relief bill to help the victims of hurricane Sandy. Politicians from all over the country … Continue reading

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The IMF Are Financial Super Heroes

The world’s finance leaders all met…again…on Saturday to address Europe’s debt troubles. The result of this high-powered, greatest financial minds, super-confab was (drum roll please)…a checklist! That’s right…a checklist. All we need to do now is check off the items … Continue reading

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Wall Street Greed vs. Dodd-Frank

In case you were wondering why nothing ever changes on Wall Street, check out this article. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank law to reign in abusive practices on Wall Street. After failing to get the law repealed, Wall Street is now … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot Is In A Rock Hard Place

Russia is still a bad place. They flaunt democracy while wielding power the same way they’ve done for decades. The trial for the Pussy Riot punk rock band would be a joke if not such a travesty. They are not … Continue reading

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Enter Paul Ryan, Exit Sanity

The GOP has picked Paul Ryan as the running mate for Mitt Romney. They’re like two pigs in a poke. A couple of multi-millionaires trying to pass themselves off as ‘regular Joe’s’. Not going to happen. These guys are bought … Continue reading

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Ocean Floor For Sale

Let’s face it, North Carolina is about 20 years behind the rest of the nation. I’ve been there often and can attest to this truth. They are one of many states (mostly red) that elevate ignorance to a revered pinnacle. … Continue reading

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Evolution of the GOP

A new study has the genes of gorillas and apes as closer to man then previously thought. That explains a lot of chest thumping, particularly with the current crop of GOP candidates for President. In apes it’s all a bluff … Continue reading

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Santorum Giving God Heartburn

Thankfully, Rick Santorum looks to be out of the GOP race. Not because he’d ever win the Presidency but because every time I read about him “I want to throw up” (in his own words).  The guy is another religious … Continue reading

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Florida Finally Gets Politics Right

Sometimes, not often, we’ll see Conservative’s demonstrate some common sense. Florida’s rejection of Newt Gingrich is one of those times. I don’t have enough adjectives to describe why he’s inappropriate for ANY public office. Unfortunately for the GOP, they’re left … Continue reading

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Herman Cain Will Have That Order To Go

Comedians across the country are mourning the loss of Herman Cain from the GOP Presidential race. He was such a good source of material and virtually handed out parody every time he spoke. You have to wonder how this guy … Continue reading

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Super Committee is Super-fluous

No one seemed to overly concerned about the failure of the ‘super’ committee to address the growing budget deficit. This was a sham before it even got started. Each side picked their loyal henchmen who huffed and puffed until time … Continue reading

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German Bankers Not So Smart After All

The Germans are squirming now! Their banks are the ones who loaned the most money to Greece. So much for German banking prowess. It takes two to make a bad loan, an overstretched borrower and a greedy lender. Greece should … Continue reading

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