Author Archives: John Bruno

Hip-hop vs. Flip-flop

    It’s court the youth vote week on the campaign trail, with the primary focus zeroed in on the student loan debt crisis.   President Obama spoke on college campuses in North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa about the suddenly hot topic … Continue reading



  One-time pseudo-famous rocker Ted Nugent ranted that he’d either be dead or in jail this time next year if President Obama is re-elected.  Oh good, we have a choice —– even though it’s a win-win situation.  The self-proclaimed Motor … Continue reading


A fish out of water

 The Romney campaign would have you believe all that was missing was an orchestra performing Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man.” But that’s not the impression the visuals gave when Mitt “Man of the People” Romney had a staged … Continue reading


Deconstructing Cheney

    So much for a change of heart.  Former Vice President Dick Cheney, fresh from his upteenth heart transplant, continued his disdain for Americans who don’t agree with him. He was the same old Dick in his first public appearance … Continue reading


The feminist elite

      CNN pundit Hilary Rosen’s swipe at Ann Romney not being credible to talk about what economic issues women are talking about because Mrs. Mitt “never worked a day in her life” was a ridiculous and stupid comment.    Rosen thought … Continue reading



   “Annie get your gun. We’re going to an NRA convention,” Mitt Romney could be telling the little woman today.     Gordon Gekko is going to speak at one on Friday.     You can almost hear the shape-shifter now: “I like guns. … Continue reading


Fearmongering and loathing on the campaign trail

     The Fox News-Karl Rove-Mitt Romney agenda of scaring the frightened ones is already in general election mode.    “Be afraid. Be very afraid” was the promo for the 1980s remake of “The Fly.” But the same thing can be used by … Continue reading


Romney rises, Santorum surrenders

            So it is Mitten. So it shall be.       If Mitt Romney was the title of a Gen X movie from 1989 he would be “Say Anything.”       And the song blasting on his boom box would be “Both Sides Now.”       … Continue reading


Word and hunger games

  And now for the things they said this week that their egos won’t let them take back, even though their words had some of us scratching out heads wondering what they were thinking.       And the winners are:          @President Obama: … Continue reading


Mad men and daddy issues

      At the AP Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, President Obama was still joking about his open mic tit-for-tat with Russia’s president last week when the two were in South Korea.    Not to be outdone, Mitt Romney had a rehearsed open … Continue reading