Taking On the Forces of Evil to Save the World

I believe in Good and Evil. I believe that the forces of darkness are locked in a struggle with the forces of enlightenment. But my view is diametrically opposed to the apocalyptic vision of so-called Christians like those gathered in Washington DC for the Conservative Political Action Conference. Those people believe that the dark side […]
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The Battle is Joined for the Soul of America

Sitting on the American taxpayer’s left shoulder this morning is a little angel. On the taxpayer’s right shoulder sits a little devil. They are joined in a battle for the taxpayer’s soul. Says the angel: “You know this is the right thing to do.” The devil counters, “It’s gonna cost ya big bucks, baby. Let […]
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Who makes a Great GC?

On Thursday evening February 26, Jamaica installed her 6th. Governor General.   He is Dr. Patrick Linton Allen. Governor General Dr Patrick Allen and his wife, Patricia. If you should ask the average man or woman on the street what the job function of the Governor general is, you may be told that he is […]
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The Frightening Effects of “Fear Itself” – Especially at the Top

In a blog I wrote a few days ago, I wondered why the Obama Administration hesitates to temporarily nationalize American banks as a solution to the nation’s cash-flow crisis.  I pointed out that Sweden did it when they had a similar crisis back in the early Nineties. And I said America appears to be ignoring […]
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Overdosing on nyquil

Order was slowly being restored… then I walked into a wall… the flu. Man, am I the only person suffering from this? I feel so crushed. Last weekend I ingested so much cough medicine, I could have easily been running a Nyquil drip. That surely can’t be a good thing. But it was between chemical […]
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Behind the Simpering Mask of Bobby Jindal

You must be wondering why Louisiana Governor “Bobby” Jindal was chosen to respond to President Obama’s speech to Congress. After all, it was John McCain who led the Republicans against Obama in the presidential campaign, and a man named Michael Steele is supposed to be the national chairman of the party.  Yet it was Jindal’s […]
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The Racist Undercurrent in the Stimulus Package Battle

If you are wondering what’s in that stimulus package, you can find out at recovery.gov, where the details are provided and where spending of the $787 billion will be tracked. Here’s a chart copied from the site: One of the spending goals that caught my eye was “Protecting the Vulnerable,” for which $81 billion is […]
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