Dear Mrs. Vera: Who will you miss more, Margaret Thatcher or Annette Funicello?

Vera, with cups

Dear Mrs. Vera,

Who will you miss more, Margaret Thatcher or Annette Funicello?

Regards,

Walter Rodentia
Epcot Correctional Institute
Tuskaloosa, Fluorida… [Read more]

Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’ Passed Away

Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away. The Baroness, who died today at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, was the longest serving PM of the 20th century having served from 1975 to 1990, was a leader of the Conservative Party, and was Great Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister.

A woman of humble beginnings, Thatcher was a grocer’s daughter who became a chemist and then an attorney before entering politics.… [Read more]

Tough Birds

UglyAnnRomnney

Ann Romney still hasn’t figured out that a national political campaign isn’t her childhood country club ladies tea. It certainly isn’t the megatither Mormon bishop missus’ expected deferential gentility schtick, either. Was Ann the “Stay-at-home-Mom (*maids & nannies)” expecting ring-kissing?  I do realize we usually battle the candidate and not the spouse, but when the candidate’s wifey is out doing the swinging and being a principal surrogate, she becomes a “player.”

This is national politics.… [Read more]