Category Archives: politics

The Sun Has Set Somewhere

“El imperio en el que nunca se pone el sol.” or ‘the sun never set on your empire’ was a remark attributed to a loyal courtier of the Holy Roman Empire Charles V. His possessions spanned the globe. Philip II gambled its power on the Spanish Armada. Filthy weather in the Channel thwarted his desire […]

A Cure For Babylon

The Texas GOP adopted a resolution vowing to cure homosexuality. “Homosexuality must not be presented as an acceptable alternative lifestyle, in public policy, nor should family be redefined to include homosexual couples. We believe there should be no granting of special legal entitlements or creation of special status for homosexual behavior, regardless of state of […]

The Wrath Of The GOP

This week the GOP’s congressional majority leader Eric Cantor was defeated by a Tea Party candidate by 7000 votes in a Republican tune-out of 65,000. Cantor had blown millions on his campaign; more money on steakhouses than his opponent spend on his victory. Pollsters had the incumbent ahead by 34%. They were dead wrong and […]

Ted Cruz The Canuck

CNN reported that GOP Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has won a straw poll Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans this week over Dr. Ben Carson, rightwing radical, and libertarian Rand Paul. GOP supporters from the far right and Tea Party are enthused about the senator’s presidential bid, even though he was born outside of […]

CNN the voice of nothingness

As the country approaches the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, the American media is revisiting the many theories of his death. CNN came out to announce the debunking of one conspiracy. The news article glossed over the possibilities without any depth. Big surprise. There is only one truth. JFK was shot dead. So were Malcolm […]