Yesterday, Big Think posted an interesting collection of Gallup Poll results, along with some commentary: Obama Actually Made America Great Again. Here’s the Data. To hear the rabidly irrational Obama opposition on today, […]
Foreign policy: make Iraq great again
image courtesy of dailysignal.com The […]
Bill Clinton v. Darth Cheney on Iraq: yes, but….
Clinton’s comments on Cheney and Iraq are 100% correct. But they ignore something important. Bill Clinton has taped an interview that will air tomorrow. In it, he’s asked about Dick Cheney’s attacks on President […]
Ten years ago this week the Dixie Chicks controversy erupted: I’m still not ready to back down
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally […]
TunesWeek: ’90s video goes political
Part 2 in a series. The Reagan/Thatcher years were marked by an utterly bizarre shiny/happy pastel sheen spread liberally across a decidedly apocalyptic doom. Listen to songs like “Everybody Wants to Rule […]
The Obama Doctrine and Snooki Nation: declaring victory and victory are the same thing
So, it appears campaign season is under way in earnest. Mr. Obama officially kicked off the festivities in Virginia and Ohio yesterday, and we saw our first Mitt-scorcher on Denver TV a […]
Does bad behavior = power and glory?
By Robert Becker My squishy optimism sagged, having just finished Richard Condon’s scathing, witty, mesmerizing masterpiece, The Manchurian Candidate. If you liked the acclaimed ’62 movie, and delight in devilish wit, grab […]
Dismantling federal protections for America: bipartisanship at work! (by Paul Szep)
Shootout at the DC Corral
The independently minded political animal always wrestles with times of transition, and the changeover from the Bush to Obama regimes has been worse than most. During the Dubya years it was easy […]