Category Archives: musings

The Grossly Odiferous Pomposity Debate

I could not bear watching the GOP debate last night, but I did my best to make it through a transcript. Hats off to whomever managed to follow that shitstorm closely enough to produce that thing. Oh my. I thought … Continue reading

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Talkin’ About a Revolution

50% more Republican voters participated in last week’s Iowa caucus than did in 2012 while Democratic participation dropped 30% from 2008. The party reported 171,109 caucus-goers this year compared to nearly 240,000 in 2008. We find a similar story in … Continue reading

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We Do Our Damn Jobs

The Scully image below is the first of what’s now become a wonderful anti-Kim Davis meme. Icanhazcheeseburger has collected a few of the latest; here’s a couple of my another favs. Click here to see others

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Dick Flail

Nothing like a speech by a growling Darth Cheney to bolster support for the nuclear deal with Iran. As Fox News host Chris Wallace demonstrated, Cheney is not the best spokesperson when it comes to dealing with Iran as he … Continue reading

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Don’t Have ’em, Never Wanted ’em

Yesterday in one of my classes the discussion turned to children’s books. We’re reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk titled “The Danger of a Single Story” during which she talks about the ways the reading she did as a child … Continue reading

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BS is Everywhere!

Jon Stewart’s Daily Show sign off is well worth watching. I’m going to miss his take on the news. The Daily Show Daily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes

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Another Bush Plays Fast and Loose with the Facts

Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright takes Jeb! to task for his attempts to rewrite the history of the Iraq war and the growth of ISIS/ISIL. She opens her op-ed for Politico as follows: Since leaving office, I have come … Continue reading

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