Monthly Archives: May 2011

Collective selective amnesia

       The Republican Party’s myths and legends tour continues. The Bush Legacy is getting a shot in the keester with Deadeye Dick Cheney leading the charge with his “torture worked in getting bin Laden” propaganda. Give the Bushies the credit. … Continue reading

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‘Common’ ground

      Fox News has jumped the shark with their fear-mongering.   OK, they’ve jumped the shark about 100 times since Barack Obama was inaugurated president. But this time it’s a beaut.   The rapper/poet Common performed at the White House on Wednesday … Continue reading

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The Pre-9/11 Candidate

         Everything old is Newt again. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who gave us the failed Republican Party’s Contract with America in the 1990s that resulted in the government shutting down and guaranteed Bill Clinton a second term, is going … Continue reading

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Positively Old Testament

       An overwhelming 80 percent of Americans polled agreed that killing Osama bin Laden was the right decision as opposed to capturing him. That’s right, we got Old Testament on the messianic mass murderer. Meanwhile, more than 50 percent of … Continue reading

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Hollywood gets into the act

       Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow had been working on her newest production called “Kill bin Laden” when the news came that the Navy SEALS did just that.   Get me re-write!   The Navy SEALS who took out the mass murderer are … Continue reading


Bin Laden is still dead, day 5

      President Obama laid a wreath at ground zero in New York on Thursday.  Much hay was made about Obama using the killing of Osama bin Laden for political gain.  OK so he got a bump in the polls.  But … Continue reading

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What next, GOP?

      The Republican Party — by way of Fox News and America’s Bully, Rush Limbaugh, are grasping at the proverbial straws.  They’re trying to once again command the conversation. This time on the bin Laden killing.  Their main point of … Continue reading

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The Renegade

       The Secret Service’s code name for President Obama is “Renegade.” Appropriate, considering his el perfecto —– the command decision to get Osama bin Laden. They were dancing in the streets on college campuses. On Pennsylvania Avenue. And near ground … Continue reading

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The real ‘Mission Accomplished’

          To quote Monty Python, “and now for something completely different:” Former Vice President Dick Cheney and America’s Bully, Rush Limbaugh, complimented President Obama for giving the order to take out Osama bin Laden. It was nary a year ago … Continue reading