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Sexiest Man in the World?

Sexiest Man in the World?

People Magazine claims that country-and-western singer Blake Shelton is the “sexiest man in the world” and that has sparked complaints because he is white and male. I cannot describe how this kind of thing...

Think Your Cops are Crazy? How about This Guy?

Think Your Cops are Crazy? How about This Guy?

Our little town is outraged by the misbehavior of its police force. Not because of racial profiling, which I would hope is less prevalent here than in some other Florida communities. Not because of...

Mitt Looks Like Just Another Halloween Scare

Mitt Looks Like Just Another Halloween Scare

The Halloween scare to end all scares might be over. Mitt Romney’s grotesque campaign for president of the United States seems to be fizzling. I’ve been holding my breath, waiting for the latest jobs...

I’ll Have to Find a Few Bucks for Obama

I’ll Have to Find a Few Bucks for Obama

No matter how tight things get, Sandra and I will have to dig up a few bucks for the Obama re-election campaign. I know, our contribution will be like a drop in the ocean of cash he...

Obama Creating a Welfare State? Really?

Obama Creating a Welfare State? Really?

Listening to the Republican presidential wannabes describe Barack Obama, I am utterly bemused. Who is that man they talk about? They call him a Socialist and accuse him of trying to convert America to...

Obama is Fighting to Save America from Looters

Obama is Fighting to Save America from Looters

In my opinion, President Obama has been too forbearing for too long. He has responded to the most vicious personal attacks by seeking to find some shred of agreement with his critics. Now, apparently...

America the Beautiful Breaks out in an Ugly Rash

America the Beautiful Breaks out in an Ugly Rash

Once upon a time, there was a country called America. It was a land of hope and glory, where the lowliest citizen could rise to the top of the heap, where few went hungry...

The Media Built up the Tea Party to Get Advertising

The Media Built up the Tea Party to Get Advertising

I blame the media for the mess America finds itself in. Oh, sure, there are a lot of others to point fingers at, but the media was the Great Facilitator. TV and internet pundits...

How About Reshaping America to Save it from Itself?

How About Reshaping America to Save it from Itself?

It seems obvious to me that the United States as it is now can’t survive politically. It will take time, of course, but this nation is eventually going to split apart. No compromise is...

Disrespect for the President is Disregard for America

Disrespect for the President is Disregard for America

I can’t tell you how many times someone from another country has remarked to me about the lack of respect some Americans show President Obama. Is it because he is black, they wonder. And...