Tag Archives: Arkansas

Congratulations, You’re Fired

In 28 states it is perfectly legal to marry the person you love and be fired for it.  Do you find that shocking?  You are not alone and that is a huge part of the problem.

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Then There’s Jon Stewart

Circle this date on your calendar.  Today I’m going to defend Fox News.  Well, to a degree anyway.

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The Fantasyland Of Cotton (And Other Extremeists)

There are only two small groups of people who are against the Iran Nuclear Deal: the right wing extremists in both America and Iran.  In America their de facto leader is freshman Tea Party/Republican Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton.  

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How Big A Factor?

For years I’ve advanced my theory that racism/bigotry is one of the three pillars holding up today’s Republican Party.  While relatively easy to defend it has been difficult to quantify; until today that is.

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Christmas In July

  Today is Independence Day in America.  The traditional time to open presents is Christmas which is still almost a full six months off.  If you have paid attention to recent events in the 2016 Republican race Democrats are getting … Continue reading

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Predicting Effect

Often the Sunday story is based on the big political story of the preceding week.  This past week there were simply too many to cover and no single one sticks out as the biggest.  What I want to focus on … Continue reading

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Hate Money

Sunday night The Guardian published a story that illustrated another of the evils of money in American politics.  This wasn’t a case of big money; it was a case of hate money. 

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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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The Endorsement Of Tammy Duckworth For Senate

While endorsements on this site are not akin to wagers on victory but strictly an endorsement of what is clearly the best candidate, I think today’s subject has a very good chance of winning.  Her candidacy is both good for … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

I see no finer, more qualified candidate for President of the United States emerging in the 2016 field than Hillary Clinton.  She has a combination of education, maturity, political and life experience superior to any candidate of either Party declared … Continue reading

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