Archive for February, 2007
Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
CHENEY, DISABLED VETS AND CALAMARI
The truth of Thomas Wolfe’s ever-prescient observation that one can never go home again, finally became real to me this past week when my wife and I made a brief visit to the Big Apple, that great, but often misunderstood city of my birth.
Perhaps, I have been […]
Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
YOU SEE, IT’S NOT JUST THE ECONOMY, STUPID. IT’S SO MUCH MORE.
Back in the good old days, when a little known Governor from Arkansas was running for the Presidency against the failed policies of Bush 41 , Bill Clinton coined the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.” to describe the reasons for ending 12 years […]
Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
TALK ABOUT THROWING A MONKEY WRENCH INTO THE WORKS!
Over twenty years ago, when I walked in Times Square, I would often see a Korean gentleman with a microphone on the corner of 42nd Street and 8th Avenue shouting “JESUS CHRIST” at the top of his lungs. That was all he […]
Monday, February 26th, 2007
THE “N” WORD HAS BECOME A SYNONYM FOR “GUY”
And let’s not forget the infamous “N” word, the one we dare not speak.
We, that is, unless we are a person of color. Then, for some reason that nobody seems to be able to explain, that word takes on a whole different meaning.
And that is not a […]
Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
GIULIANI WILL BE AN EASY MAN TO SWIFT BOAT, IF WE CHOOSE TO DO SO, BUT WE PROBABLY WON’T
This administration is probably one of the worst in history. President Bush, the Younger, chose one of the most evil men in our country to be his Vice President for what may be several […]
Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
TWO YEARS, SIX MONTHS AND TWENTY-TWO DAYS
I am a really experienced air traveler. Over the course of my career, I have logged literally millions of miles in the air. There were, back in my younger days, years in which I hit the magical mark of half a million miles in […]
Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
SENATOR CLINTON HAS MADE IT CLEAR THT MUCH OF HER VOTE FOR THE WAR WAS BASED ON THE LIES TOLD BY THE ADMINISTRATION, LIES THAT GROW MORE AND MORE EVIDENT WITH EACH PASSING DAY.
I have to admit that I have never been a big fan of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s politics. […]
Thursday, February 15th, 2007
THAT TAKES ME RIGHT TO THE HEART OF THE “DO AS I DO, NOT AS I SAY!” REPUBLICANS, MAYOR RUDOLPH GIULIANI.
I know. You’ve been getting really bored with my writing about the potential Presidential campaign of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. It’s just that he’s such an easy […]
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
IT’S OFFICIAL: AL’S IN
It’s official, Progressive radio host and former Saturday Night Live funnyman, Al Franken, will run for the US Senate from Minnesota, targeting the seat currently occupied by Republican incumbent, Norman Coleman.
The announcement, earlier today, confirmed what had been a topic of much speculation in the weeks […]
Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
IF THERE IS ONE THING THAT THE WORLD DOES NOT NEED, IT IS MORE HATE.
Forgive, sounds good. Forget, I’m not sure I could. They say time heals everything, But I’m still waiting.
I’m through, with doubt, There’s nothing left for me to figure out, I’ve paid a price, and i’ll keep paying…
I’m not ready to make […]