Monthly Archives: February 2019

Bernie Sanders’ ego-trip decision to run for President again

Bernie Sanders announced this week that he is running for President again in 2020. Good grief! I was a Bernie supporter in 2016 (although to be fair, I supported both Bernie and Hillary). But in the Massachusetts primary I voted … Continue reading

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What El Chapo proves about a border wall

As we know, last Friday Trump declared his fake “state of emergency” with respect to the southern border so he can get his wall funded. In a rambling press conference Trump mostly lied and dissembled, keeping the fact checkers busy … Continue reading

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The President finally declares his long-awaited National Emergency

Well, it’s been a while coming, but the President finally did what he had been threatening to do for quite some time, and declared his national emergency relative to our southern border so that he can divert funding for his … Continue reading

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Only in America: tiger found in a Houston home

This morning I came across the following headline in my hometown newspaper: Pot smokers find caged tiger in abandoned Houston home. In brief the story indicated: Some local goombahs in Houston went into an abandoned house to smoke pot. Inside … Continue reading

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Not a fan of manufactured holidays, such as Valentine’s Day

Personally, I’m not a fan of manufactured holidays, such as Valentine’s Day. Originally, Saint Valentine was a Third Century Christian martyr who was killed for ministering to Christians in Rome before that great city state had adopted the Christian religion. … Continue reading

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The Republicans have permanently forfeited their right to complain about investigations

I hate to break the news to my Republican friends, but they have more or less permanently forfeited their right to complain about any Democratic investigations. Why do I say that? Because between the House, Senate, and Executive Branch, Hillary … Continue reading

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The curious case of Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is my Senator, the senior Senator from Massachusetts, sitting in the chair once occupied by Ted Kennedy. She is the Howard Metzenbaum of her generation, the most pro-consumer member of the Senate that we have. She is, in … Continue reading

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