Tagged: Republican primaries 2016

Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber

  Are you ready for another Republican debate? Are you ready to hear what outrageous thing Donald Trump will say? And what slap-down is in store for him from his rivals? Ready or not,...

What’s “Religion,” Anyway?

What’s “Religion,” Anyway?

  Here we go again. Was Ben Carson a bigot to say he would not want a Muslim President? Muslim-Americans are calling on him to drop out of the 2016 presidential race, and I...

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

I was agog last night when I heard Jeb Bush (above) reinvent the history of his brother’s war, and I was even more agog when none of the TV pundits set him straight. According...

This Was a Debate?

This Was a Debate?

I watched both Republican primary debates and I wonder whether I speak English. I always thought a debate involved a conflict of ideas. You know, one side says the moon is made of green...

Watch Out for Walker!

Watch Out for Walker!

  If ever there was an enemy of the American worker it is Scott Walker. This militant right-winger has made a career of pandering to the rich and powerful and destroying workers’ rights in...

Work Harder, Work Longer!

Work Harder, Work Longer!

  Massa Jeb has spoken. He says you aren’t working hard enough. He wants 4 percent annual growth, he says, and the way to achieve it is for you to work longer hours. So pull up...

Beware of Mike Huckabee

Beware of Mike Huckabee

  The more I get to know about Mike Huckabee the creepier he seems. He reminds me of those smarmy preachers who live anything but pious lives while they quote unctuously from the Bible....

The Showdown of 2016

The Showdown of 2016

I’m nervous about making predictions for November’s mid-term elections. But I wouldn’t hesitate to say who I think will win the presidency in 2016. After all, November is close enough for you to remember...