Category Archives: politics

Treason Is Treason

According to family legend my Irish great grand-uncle was executed by the British crown for treason. He was a Fenian traitor in the eyes of the His Majesty. Erin Go Bragh. Most recently in America the GOP’s senators undermined ongoing negotiations with Iran at the behest of a foreign government by sending a letter to […]

Another Alien GOP Member

Florida’s governor Rick Scott has recently called for the drug-testing of welfare recipients, forcing parents found with traces of marijuana, cocaine, or heroin off the dole. Scott said on CNN, “Studies show that people that are on welfare are higher users of drugs than people not on welfare and the bottom line is, if they’re […]

51 Years Later

Today no one in New York mentioned JFK’s bad day in Dallas. Neither the BBC, New York Times, nor Al-Jazeera wrote a single line about the November 22, 1963 tragedy, proving the old adage that as you get old you forget and as you get older you are forgotten. 51 years might be a long […]

Voting For No One

The results of the 2014 midterm elections ran heavily in favor of the GOP. Harvard University estimated that a little over 21.3% of the registered electorate voted on Tuesday, meaning that the control of the Senate hinged on 1-2% of the vote. Millions stayed away from the ballot. The young, the old, blacks, conservatives, radicals, […]

Waking From The Dead To The GOP Dawn

In 1990 a 747 landed on Biak. Me and a missionary got off the plane. He caught an island-hopper to a large island across the bay. I crossed the street to hire a room at the Old Dutch Hotel. The teenage bellhop led me to a room facing the sea. Its color was slate blue. […]