Bullshit merchant Dana Loesch’s claim that the NRA isn’t a “lobby group” is patently false As a mostly impartial gadfly, I try hard to be fair. What I seek are sound arguments, […]
American vs. unAmerican values, according to the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America
Values that run contrary to the Constitution of the United States of America are, by definition, unAmerican values. Let’s consider the rights defined by the First Amendment.
You want this job: 150 days off in 2016!
Pssst. Hey, have I got a few sweet jobs for you. In the first, you’ll only have to work 111 days in 2016. You’ll be off — yep, off! — for 150 […]
Revolving door spits out a Koch lobbyist for McConnell’s ‘policy chief’
The road to personal riches and political influence in Washington, D.C., is well trod. From Congress to K Street and back. From the White House to K Street and back. From numerous […]
Nota Bene #113: Seth's Near-Death
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #105: The Illustrated Dick
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]
Nota Bene #101: Your Pal, Mike S.
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
Nota Bene #99: Heed the Peace Gnome
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Bonner & Associates forges documents in opposition to climate bill
There are many people and organizations in the United States who oppose the American Climate and Energy Security Act (ACES), and many of them have mailed letters, written emails, and called their […]
All I want for Christmas is for Democrats to stop making Ron Paul look good
Hey, what’s that in our stocking? It’s Ron Paul! Oh joy – we got The TruthÂ® for Christmas! Ahem. So those of you who thought Ron Paul was going to go away […]