Category: Politics / Law Stuff

The Take-Down Of Michael Wolff… More Or Less Or A Lot Less

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As some of you may have heard, there’s a little book that just came out detailing the inner workings of the Trump administration in the White House. It’s creating quite a stir in the news cycle. And as expected, the right-wing press is going after Michael Wolff, the author of the book, in a big […]

Sunday January 7th, 2018 in Politics / Law Stuff | No Comments »

On Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

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This morning, while talking on Facebook about a woman being deported after living here for thirty years and raising a family, a friend ask a question I hear often: why didn’t the illegal immigrant go and do things the right way?   In order to do so, she would have to go back to Mexico […]

Saturday November 11th, 2017 in Politics / Law Stuff, Stupid Government | 2 Comments »

The Chicago Corrollary.

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“CHICAGO HAS THE STRICTEST GUNS LAWS IN THE NATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!”   Ahhhh… The clarion call of gun worshiping Conservatives everywhere, which tries to tie gun violence to gun restrictions, not only saying that restrictions don’t work, but they may also CAUSE more gun violence because law abiding citizens aren’t able to defend themselves with their own […]

A Brief History Of Conservatives And The NFL.

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1999: Liberals need to stop whining about what NFL players get paid. They get compensated a lot because that’s what the market demands. 2000: Liberals need to stop whining about what NFL players get paid. They get compensated a lot because that’s what the market demands. 2001: Liberals need to stop whining about what NFL players get […]

California Single Payer – The Cost Of Freedom.

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This year, in the middle of 2017, the California legislature is in the process of moving a bill that would convert the entire healthcare system from the insurance based system we all know and “love”, to a single payer system, that, quite frankly, is completely unknown to the average US citizen. Well, not really. Our […]

Tuesday June 13th, 2017 in Politics / Law Stuff | 3 Comments »

Lying – The Record – Trump v. Comey.

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  What a week!!!! Former FBI Chief James Comey testified under oath during Senate hearings about his interactions with Donald Trump as candidate, then as President and boss. Comey did not have kind words, and under oath, continued to say Trump demanded he pledge “fealty” to Trump. Trump is saying these, and other things Comey […]

Saturday June 10th, 2017 in Journalism, Politics / Law Stuff | 4 Comments »

2016 Election Aftermath – Bonfire Of The Vulgarities. Pt 1

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Here are a few thoughts. People did not vote for Trump because of the insane / inane comments and tweets he said… Well… Maybe a few people did. As repulsive as some of his comments and tweets were, let’s face it, we have become numb / immune / apathetic to the vulgarities we are exposed to […]

Sunday November 13th, 2016 in Politics / Law Stuff | No Comments »


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  That’s all over the social medias today. Obama is getting hammered because he is in Hawaii on vacation – playing golf of course (pun intended) – instead of visiting the flood region of Louisiana.  I got to wondering, what did his predecessor George W Bush do when floods occurred during his administration? Tropical Storm […]

Meme Watch – Our Failing Economy And The World War II “Cure”.

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A Conservative friend on facebook posted a familiar refrain about how FDR’s New Deal policies did not get us out of the Great Depression, that only occurred as a result of World War II. Being a bit of a history buff, I have to challenge that widely repeated assertion. First, lets define an economic depression: […]

Thursday August 18th, 2016 in Economics, Meme watch, Politics / Law Stuff | No Comments »

When Supposed “Fact Checkers” Fail. UPDATE.

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I love it when someone at some blog tries to strip fact-checking sites like Politifact or Snopes of their “fact-checking” status, only to have overlooked things that show them to be in error. This is a tricky post to write, because I would be lying if I declared I hadn’t gotten things wrong from time […]