Written on Apr, 19, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

The Cliven Bundy standoff has brought the militia movement to the forefront again. Once again we’re hearing about how important it is to have weapons, so we can protect ourselves from a “tyrannical” government. This has been the theme of Bundy’s supporters, and it has been the theme of Bundy’s media cheerleaders such as Sean Hannity. It results from a …

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Written on Apr, 09, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

A couple of days ago I shared a story on my personal Facebook timeline about the latest false anti-Obamacare ad. Yesterday, one of my conservative friends shared a link to this story:   Of course, I wanted to check that out. So I went to the page to see what the story said. It’s a story about a survey conducted …

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Written on Apr, 03, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

This past Tuesday evening, like most Tuesdays, I had dinner with a conservative friend. We have dinner on Tuesdays because we play “team trivia” at a local sports bar/pizza joint. Typically our conversations stay away from politics, at least for the most part. Our trivia game starts with something called the “on time bonus question.” This is a question that …

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Written on Mar, 30, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

I’m going to praise Republicans today, just a little. Sort of. Forget all of the issues such as health care, minimum wage, war and peace, etc, where there is no question that Democrats are right and Republicans are wrong. Republicans have the one thing that politicians need — guts. Even though almost every position taken by the current elected members …

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Written on Mar, 28, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

The Washington Post’s Wonkbook is reporting this morning that Obamacare signups have now topped six million. The GOP campaign against the law has recently kicked into another gear, as right leaning media outlets such as Fox News have been campaigning to convince young adults to not sign up, and pay the tax penalty instead. Sorry, Republicans, it doesn’t look like your campaign is working. …

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Written on Mar, 26, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld made a remark on Fox News that has some people up in arms over race again. In case you missed it, here it is.

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Written on Mar, 24, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In case you have forgotten, today is the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” being signed into law.

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Written on Mar, 23, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Greeting friends! The site is getting a much overdue sprucing up. I’ll be back with some fresh content, as well as adding back some older content, starting as soon as tomorrow. Peace.

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