Monthly Archives: January 2010

Front row at the State of the Union

There was no “You Lie!” childish outburst from the loyal opposition during President Obama’s first State of the Union Address on Wednesday. However, there was a Supreme Court justice who just couldn’t hold back some form of emotion, even one … Continue reading

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Watergate wannabe weasels

OK, so you’re young and ambitious and want to make a name for yourself in the news world. So what do you do, try to top a story as big as the Watergate cover-up? No, you emulate the Watergate cover-up. … Continue reading

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A new approach

President Obama has the unenviable task of delivering the State of the Union Address on Wednesday. Instead of delivering the standard address with all that hooey about working together to get people back to work and to try and convince … Continue reading

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The plots thicken

Movie awards season is now in fullbloom in technicolor, 3-D, and Cameron-coated blue. It’s a wide-open field as to what movie will be the odds-on-favorite to win the Oscar this year. Academy Award nominations will be announced next week. The … Continue reading

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DIVA AND THE DUDE

What is it with these Republicants? You got a naked guy going to the Senate from Massachusetts. Rudy 9-11 used to like to appear on TV and in public in drag. You guys are more progressive than the left wing-nuts … Continue reading

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Mr. Brown goes to Washington

Senator-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts was caucusing with his fellow Republicans on Thursday. The media was only allowed to hear certain aspects of what went on in the sessions. No doubt, a lot of policy and strategizing took place. But … Continue reading

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Heck of a job, Brownie

Republican Scott Brown’s defeat of Democrat Martha Coakley for the late Teddy Kennedy’s Senate seat in Massachusettes on Tuesday was epic. A major political upset is always fun to watch, and is always good for the country —- no matter … Continue reading

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‘Globe’-trottin’

Bette Midler stole the show at the Golden Globe awards in 1980. After winning an award, Midler told the audience proudly, “I’ll show you a pair of Golden Globes!” There were fewer memorable moments over the decades than that one. … Continue reading

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Dream teams

Prior to the NFL games played over the weekend, the experts who think they can pick the winners had everyone convinced that the San Diego Chargers and the Dallas Cowboys were the hottest teams in the playoffs. Well, that should … Continue reading

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The better nature of our angels

The naysayers who don’t believe there’s a Supreme Being in the sky watching over us alllike to use something like this as an example: If God loves us all, why are there catastrophes that kill innocent people and destroy their … Continue reading

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