Category Archives: Politics

What’s love got to do with it?

Tina Turner is the new Swiss Miss!  Last month, she renounced her United States citizenship to become a denizen of Switzerland, the country in which she resided for the past eighteen years.  It’s all about love, if you ask the … Continue reading

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Have Gun, Will Travel

Annie Get Your Gun is an American staple.  It is a musical play loosely based on the female American sharpshooter Annie Oakley and although Annie could beat Frank in the final shooting contest, she throws the event in order to … Continue reading

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Bread and Circuses

In 140 BC, politicians in the Roman Empire doled out cheap food, drink and entertainment to the general populace to assure the loyalty of voters, thus guaranteeing their rise to power.  This was described by the Latin term, panem et … Continue reading

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Should I Vote?

Picture the American voter.  Like a baby bird in the nest, turning its outstretched, open beak skyward for its next meal.  Chirping, singing and squalling for more and more and more.  Next time you’re driving, snarled in traffic or stopped … Continue reading

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Who will win? Obama or Romney?

With the first Presidential debate history and the GOP’s darling Mitt on a roll, it’s time to turn my attention to a little politics.  This race is unique as the players (Mitt and Barack and their families) are pretty “even” … Continue reading

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Beatniks and Peppermints

What ever happened to the working class?  In political campaigns and jargon, everyone who is someone, other than the rich, is in the middle class. No one wants to admit they work. Work is a bad word, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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Who Do You Trust?

In 1972, an Oliver Quayle survey declared Walter Cronkite “the most trusted man in America.”  Recently, American University Professor Joseph Campbell, author of the book Getting It Wrong!, states  that Cronkite was not the most trusted man in America at … Continue reading

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NCAA – The New King of Cartoons

The NCAA did it again!  They defied everything that is near and dear to the United States of America by claiming its decisions cannot be appealed.  Maybe you agree with the Paterno family, maybe you don’t, but what this ruling … Continue reading

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Go Green!

Say “Go green!”  Say it again, “Go green!”  Now say it like you mean it . . . “GO GREEN!”  Feel better? 

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And Justice For All!

There’s an age-old adage in football that goes  “What we do here, what we say here, stays here when we leave here.”  The sunny side of this old saw makes perfect sense, as players are

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