Tagged: joe biden

Preachy, Endless and Dull

Preachy, Endless and Dull

  I don’t know who won the best actor awards or what movie got the Best Picture Oscar. And I don’t care. By the time I gave up on last night’s Academy Awards and nodded...

Good Idea, Bernie!

Good Idea, Bernie!

  While Joe Biden coyly toys with the idea of running for President and Hillary Clinton sails serenely through that contrived email “scandal,” Bernie Sanders is igniting a nationwide movement that looks more viable...

No Joe, Don’t Run

No Joe, Don’t Run

  I like Joe Biden. Who wouldn’t? He is a likable guy, down-to-earth, compassionate, decent – and smarter than most people seem to think. But I don’t want him to run for US President....

Say Thanks to the Unions

Say Thanks to the Unions

  As Americans celebrate Labor Day, I wonder how many spare a thought for those much-criticized trade unions that made the holiday possible. I suspect hardly anybody – except politicians like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders...

You Were Right, Joe!

You Were Right, Joe!

You told them so, Joe. You told them that Iraq should be “decentralized” into three loosely linked states. You knew that Iraq wouldn’t hold together, that trying to forge a unified democracy there was doomed to...

Just the Ticket for 2016!

Just the Ticket for 2016!

Of course I want Hillary to run for President in 2016. Who in their right mind wouldn’t? (No, I don’t think any Republicans are in their right mind these days.) So what about Joe...

We Went Over the Fiscal Cliff and I Didn’t Wake up!

We Went Over the Fiscal Cliff and I Didn’t Wake up!

Sandra and I have been laid up for the past few days, coughing and sneezing and shivering … I’m sure you’ve been there and can sympathize. But today I was able to come up...

What Can Paul Ryan Say after Romney’s Sell-Out?

What Can Paul Ryan Say after Romney’s Sell-Out?

Paul Ryan will be in a tough spot tonight. Everything he stands for, everything he has fought for throughout his career, was thrown under the bus when Mitt Romney did that about-face eight days...

American Media Whipping up Election Melodrama

American Media Whipping up Election Melodrama

Obviously, a close race is more exciting than a race that’s one-sided. And the closer the race, the more excitement it generates. And you and I know it’s excitement that generates readers, listeners and...

“Chains” is a Racist Word? Sorry, I Don’t Speak “Code”

“Chains” is a Racist Word? Sorry, I Don’t Speak “Code”

The idea that Joe Biden was making a racist remark when he said if Wall Street were unleashed it would put us all in chains is such a stretch that I wonder why anyone even...