Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory

In a 2012 Presidential debate Mitt Romney identified Russia as the greatest global threat.  Our soon to be former President responded with the following:  “You said Russia…the 1980s, they’re now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because, you know, the Cold War’s been over for 20 years” (you…

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Over the Hill(hole)…finally

We stand with great trepidation on the edge of a post-Clinton world.  For many it is long overdue and a breath of fresh air.  For others it is an end to a long running sting operation.  For a much smaller group it is sad and tragic conclusion to a lifetime…

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A Country in Jeopardy

I will take Election 2016 for $19 trillion Alex: the Jeopardy answer is: Economics and Home Economics. Correct Jeopardy question: What are two subjects about which Hilliary Clinton knows absolutely nothing? Conclusion: We may be well and truly screwed. Two seminal events took place in 1776.  The Declaration of Independence…

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Dirty Jobs

The other day I was reminded of that wonderful show on Discovery Channel hosted by Mike Rowe entitled Dirty Jobs.  The trigger for the memory was coming into indirect contact with two separate but related dirty jobs. The first involved a friend who described to me the task of pumping…

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DNC…A Synonym for Racism

The first post written on this blog announced that, in solidarity with those who get the vapors when they see the confederate flag, we would not refer to another longer standing symbol of slavery and racism…the Democrat Party.  We have been faithful to that pledge!  However as the candidate of…

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