Tag: patriotism

Sequestration days

Welcome to March, the first day of which is the moment the government set to make itself look incompetent if it couldn’t manage to “fix” its finances. This is also called a shakedown, given that a good percentage of our elected representatives get elected by talking about how […]

What happened to 'our country'?

No, not the country — we all know that we’ve been stumbling from one crisis to another. Instead, what happened to the “our” in “our country”? In other words (don’t worry: your patriotism is not about to be appealed to) are we as American as we once were? […]

The pin question

by Djerrid On April 16, 2008 ABC hosted the 20th Democratic debate in Philadelphia where the infamous “pin question” came up. In an alternative reality, this was Obama’s response. _____________ NASH MCCABE (Latrobe, Pennsylvania): (From videotape.) Senator Obama, I have a question, and I want to know if […]


I’ve got God’s shoulder to cry on. And I cry a lot. I do a lot of crying in this job. I’ll bet I’ve shed more tears than you can count, as president. I’ll shed some tomorrow. — President Bush in in one of six roughly hourlong interviews […]

This land is our land…

Watch the kids. Do like they do. Act like they act. Yell like they yell. Dance the ways you see them dance. Sing like they sing. Work and rest the way the kids do. You’ll be healthier. You’ll feel wealthier. You’ll talk wiser. You’ll go higher, do better, […]