Tag Archives: Charles Koch

Marco For The Money ?

Marco Rubio is starting to creep into contention in the GOP race.  (Interesting how the word “creep” just came to me.  It could also serve as a pun, an omen or both.)  I haven’t said much about the Senator from … Continue reading

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SPECIAL NOTICE – New Book Review

I just added Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer to the Book Review Section.  A very brief review may be found by clicking on the title in the … Continue reading

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It Starts Tonight

Tonight it starts for real!  The first votes of the 2016 campaign are cast in the Iowa Caucuses.  That doesn’t mean the spinning, posturing and outright lying will stop; it only means the clock is running and the scoreboard will … Continue reading

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Strange Fascination

It is Saturday afternoon as I write this.  The East Coast is suffering the effects of Jonas as the meteorologists have named the storm.  Unlike cities further north and west, here in the Raleigh area a six inch ruler would … Continue reading

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A Woman Scorned

A couple of centuries ago English author William Congreve penned the line, “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.”  With some poetic license I think that line describes what happened this week with the release of Jane Mayer’s book, … Continue reading

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Drama In The Desert

  Going into Tuesday night’s GOP debate in Las Vegas one of the big mysteries was who just bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  If Wednesday’s report by Fortune is correct we know who the power behind the throne is in … Continue reading

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Disrespecting Veterans

Today is Veterans’ Day in America; a day set aside to honor those who are serving or have served America in military uniform.  Though I have never served and am now too old to I still have respect for those … Continue reading

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Another Theft From A Brave Genius

If you are a regular reader of mine you know my three pillars theory by now.  For the uninitiated I contend that the modern day Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  … Continue reading

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No Pity Here

Jimmy O’Keefe feels he is being treated unfairly by the U. S. Customs Service.  My feeling is that the Customs Service is doing their job and if O’Keefe wants to see his worst enemy he needs to look in a … Continue reading

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Walking Around (The Issues) Money

Too many American believe all politicians are liars.  That is simply not the case.  I will concede that most are selective in what they point out; only saying things that tend to reinforce their points.  Unfortunately there is a plentiful … Continue reading

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