Tagged: Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin Gets an Award She Deserves

Sarah Palin Gets an Award She Deserves

I try not to mention Sarah Palin. She gets more than enough attention without my help. But this time she has done something worth mentioning: She has won the Misinformer of the Year award....

At least the French have balls…

At least the French have balls…

With the important November elections just around the corner, the media is filled with practically nothing but politics.  BO-ring! Most times I would be caught up in election fever, but this election is different,...

Beauty Must Really Be in the Eyes of the Beholder

Beauty Must Really Be in the Eyes of the Beholder

My eyes aren’t what they used to be, but I just can’t see why the media are all excited about Christine O’Donnell’s looks. They’re comparing her to Sarah Palin, which is understandable because I...

Of Course, Racism is a Major Factor in American Politics

Of Course, Racism is a Major Factor in American Politics

I suppose racism is inevitable in a country built by immigrants from all over the world and forever tainted by the shame of slavery. You probably know about the want ads that said no...

The Unimaginable Looms as Democrats’ Support Wanes

The Unimaginable Looms as Democrats’ Support Wanes

Close your eyes and imagine it’s January 2013 and Sarah Palin is being inaugurated as President of the United States… Or Newt Gingrich… Does that prospect fill you with dread? But it could never...

My Ideas for a New BP Name and Winning PR Theme

My Ideas for a New BP Name and Winning PR Theme

Like Blackwater when its dark deeds were exposed, BP will probably respond to the catastrophe it caused in the Gulf by changing its name. And it will have to shed the “go green” look....

I’m a Spoiled Brat, I Suppose. But It’s Not Easy to Keep the Faith

I’m a Spoiled Brat, I Suppose. But It’s Not Easy to Keep the Faith

Like a spoiled brat at a birthday party, I didn’t get the slice of cake I wanted so I feel like going off into a corner to sulk. Instead of focusing on the things...

Not in my backyard

Not in my backyard

Was talking with my sister (she’s Canadian) the other day about the ‘Not in my backyard’ mentality of many people, not just Americans.  She was telling me about plans for alternative energy sources through...

Sarah Palin, the New Populism’s Strange Bedfellow

Sarah Palin, the New Populism’s Strange Bedfellow

Charles Dudley Warner, a Connecticut newspaperman and Mark Twain’s collaborator and neighbor, observed that “politics makes strange bedfellows.” If you have any doubts about the truth of that statement, consider the emergence of Sarah...