Tagged: Sarah Palin

In the Land of Weird

In the Land of Weird

  There’s so much to fear, so much to deplore, so much regret for the past and trepidation for the future that the entry of Sarah Palin and Phil Robertson is actually a welcome...

The Power of Palin

The Power of Palin

To you and me – and Tina Fey – Sarah Palin is a joke. I am amazed that she is still around, chattering mindlessly and uttering outrageously bigoted opinions – a blast from civilization’s distant past....

Canada in Recession? Wow!

Canada in Recession? Wow!

  I never thought I would live to see this headline: Canada in recession. But they say figures don’t lie and the figures show two consecutive quarters of negative growth by America’s northern neighbor. That is...

Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

  Words no longer mean what I thought they meant. Especially during a political season. Especially during this political season. I know, you are going to tell me that politics is all smoke and mirrors,...

End Two-Party Gridlock

End Two-Party Gridlock

It’s not true that America has only two political parties. There are more than 50 political parties in the United States. It’s the press that makes it seem only two parties exist. Only Democrats and...

Putin’s American Fan Club

Putin’s American Fan Club

If you think about the comments coming from right-wing politicians in America, you have to wonder why they admire Vladimir Putin so much.  One after the other, the familiar warhorses trot up to the...

“Liberal Media” is a Joke

“Liberal Media” is a Joke

Back when I was young (yes, waaaay back), conservatives constantly grumbled about America’s “liberal press,” claiming that reporters by definition were sympathetic to “leftist” causes. Things sure have changed. In the media world of...

Racist Right Drops its Mask

Racist Right Drops its Mask

I’m sure you know that one of the driving forces in the Tea Party movement is racism. But Republican leaders scoff at the accusation, and powerful media voices dismiss the idea. When people like...

“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...

Send in the Clowns. Meet the Latest GOP Distraction

Send in the Clowns. Meet the Latest GOP Distraction

  Say goodbye to Glenn Beck (photo above, left), and hello to Donald Trump (photo above, right). In the crazy world of American politics, when you cannot possibly sell your policies you send in...