Monthly Archives: August 2011

‘Cave’ dweller

        President Obama was scheduled to deliver his jobs plan before a Joint Session of Congress next Wednesday.       The same night the Republican presidential candidates are to debate at the Reagan Library.       That was the plan, with Obama putting the … Continue reading


Funny they should ask

       It’s not true that Republicans don’t have a sense of humor.    It’s just not a sixth sense.    Consider Republican presidential hopeful Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who told a crowd Monday that Hurricane Irene was God’s way of telling Washington … Continue reading


Weathering the storm

          Some 10-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard for President Obama.       Guess the old adage pertains that says a president is never really on vacation because he’s informed about the news of the world 24/7.       So while the prez was on … Continue reading


The Book of Cheney

      Maybe it’s just a coincidence, but an earthquake and then a hurricane hit the East Coast prior to the release of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s book on Tuesday.      Just in case it wasn’t a coincidence, the East Coast … Continue reading

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Throw caution to the wind

              Gods, guns and the GOP.         Texas cowboy Gov. Rick “I feel the need to secede” Perry is number one with a bullet as far as leading the field of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination.         Of course the rootin’-tootin’ … Continue reading


The Washington Monument is tilting

         The East Coast is still standing after that 5.8-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday. By all accounts, the citizenry in the affected areas, from the epicenter in Virginia, to D.C., to New York City and Detroit, was calm.      The same cannot … Continue reading

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The House of Mitt

    The guy who says he knows how to get Americans back to work made good on his word. Mitt Romney hired contruction workers, carpenters and the like to add 11,000-square-feet on to his $12 million mansion in La Jolla, California.   … Continue reading

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Ain’t no Mo

              Hey, Mo!      Kaddafy ducks out of Libya.     Where have you gone, Mo Kaddafy, a free world turns its wrath on you.     President Obama adds another notch on his gun belt with this latest foreign policy triumph.     And we didn’t … Continue reading

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Brain-eating amoebas

          “My brain. It’s my second favorite organ.”                     Woody Allen in “Sleeper”      Brain-eating amoebas.   Sounds like a bad name for a punk rock group.   But no, it’s a deadly parasite that has killed a few people so far, mainly in … Continue reading


Lampooning vacation

     President Obama is starting his 10-day vacation and you too can write the lead to how Fox News will “report” it.   Ready? Here goes:     “Day one of Obama on vacation while millions of Americans look for work. He’s in … Continue reading