With Friends Like These

…who needs enemies?  I’m betting that is what Mitt Romney is thinking. In addition to his prior (and completely unforgivable) blunder of unleashing the Hounds of Hell Sarah Palin and her family on the country, John McCain is on the ‘Support Mitt‘ tour.  Or is he? Normally, it would be a good thing to have a senior statesman from one’s own party in your corner, right?… [Read more]

2011: A Blurry Year In Review

This is the time of year when those ‘Year In  Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer).… [Read more]

Kim Jong-il, Rest in Pea…actually, nevermind

I don’t know much about Kim Jong-il, except that his lil hair and glasses were hilarious…and that he seemed certifiably *off* (not quite there; not the sharpest knife in the cutlery set; not the brightest bulb in the box). The commentators called him “eccentric,” while we who have little allegiance to political correctness, called a spade a spade — dude was off.… [Read more]

A FOX News Haiku

A haiku is a traditional Japanese poem comprised of 3 lines. The structure is such that there is a total of 17 syllables (5, 7, and 5 syllables, respectively). So, in keeping this post short, in the tradition of haiku, I leave you with this example. It came to mind as I heard an interview with the crafty Roger Ailes, Chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group and master seller of gloom, doom and fear stating that Fox News is going to correct its course away from the ‘far right’.… [Read more]