Archives for July 2012

“Eat Mor Chikin” – Nah, I’m good.

My Beef with Chick-fil-A

Today is my early day.  Ideally, I’d go home to drop off my things, and head to the Chick-fil-A on Exit 13 – it’s my favorite location. The nuggets there are always fresh, waffle fries are always crisp, and when I order a ‘half and half, more tea than lemonade,’ they make it perfectly every time.  … [Read more]

Female Rights Across the Globe – Part 3

Today, in the third and final segment of this series, we will explore the political side of female rights.

When people are questioned about the role of women in our world and in politics, a typical response such as this can be expected:

“Women have made a lot of progress in the world. Treatment of women, today, is far better than it was in earlier times, even as recent as a decade ago.… [Read more]

The Mittwit Abroad

Well no, Mitt Romney didn’t actually say to Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, “Ben, What’s it like living where our Lord Jesus Christ, was born?”

But he did manage to insult buckets of people at the Olympics and, of course, there is still time!  What should have been an easy diplomatic romp in our best ally and friend’s country, Great Britain, was riddled with gaffes, blunders and faux pas. … [Read more]

Republicans: A Profile Of The Classic Abuser

Note: Julie Driscoll’s article was originally published in August, 2011 on Examiner.com, re-published on AddictingInfo.org. 

As a former victim of domestic violence, in another lifetime, I learned a lot about the abusive personality. When it was over, and I was out, I became a domestic violence hotline counselor. The classes I took to train me for this job taught me two things.… [Read more]

If You Could Hie to Kolob…

(FIRST IN A SERIES)

(Note: This is not meant to be a hit piece against Mitt Romney, his beliefs or anyone who believes in the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  As we recall how President Obama’s faith was thoroughly examined, scrutinized and, in many cases, lied about, we feel it’s only fair to give the reader a good look at the religion Mitt Romney claims as his own.[Read more]

Make Mine a Chick-fil-A!

Detached amusement is a handy emotional default position for us Canadians who enjoy our southerly view of America, the land of perpetual social folly. When Sarah Palin was au current, we had the welcome addition of reality television show hilarity from the northwestern Alaska frontier, but in 2012 the really good stuff is all below the 49th.… [Read more]

Islamist Proselytism and Policy of Haunting the ‘Captives’

The recent on-air conversion of a young Hindu man to Islam on a private TV channel in Pakistan has again stripped the clerical segment of Pakistani society of the hypocrisy it has been blasted for numerous times already. Besides making it an item of public entertainment, the incident defines the level of bigotry a TV channel would indulge in so as to win applause from the fundamentalist mindset.… [Read more]

July 29, 2012…Ending the Week

We began the week with that horrible deja vu feeling; first we said, “Enough is enough” with the Aurora, Colorado shootings, and then we ended up questioning whether we are asking the right questions. Do we ever know what really is in or out of our control when we look at the aftermath of violence, whether the episodes take place domestically or overseas?… [Read more]

Fat! The Final Frontier.

I’ve done lots and lots of cartoons about being fat. And since I’ve been doing them, millions more people have become fat. So I’m not as fat as I used to be, relatively, because now I’m not the only one in a class picture who stands out. Now I have lots and lots of company, and some things about being fat have changed.… [Read more]

Mitt: Shaddup You Face!

Oh, Mitt…you twit! You’re a walking and talking disaster! We think this song’s title is appropriate for you.

OK, so you won’t show us your tax returns, but would you mind, at least while you’re across the pond, showing us your diplomatic skills? The U.S. counts Australia and the United Kingdom among its allies; you are REALLY not helping our image — and if you’re not diplomatic with our friends, how can you be trusted among those who are not in our corner?… [Read more]