The Bummer of the Summer of Trump

I seriously thought that Donald Trump would be gone from the political stage after the collapse of the whole “birther” deal that he was pushing so hard at one time. But we haven’t heard a word about that particular saga in ages. Now, Trump is a “strong leader” – apparently … Continue reading

Dylann Storm Roof – Twerp From Hell

You have heard of the banality of evil, but rarely does it come complete with a bowl haircut. The perp (or twerp, to look at him) behind America’s latest gun rampage is living proof that larger-than-life atrocities can come from small packages, or small minds. Dylann Storm Roof was a … Continue reading

Ebola-Mania is in a State of Collapse

Shouldn’t we be chest-deep in Ebola cases by now? Fear-mongers whipped up a nationwide frenzy this year over a non-existent Ebola epidemic in America. It was entirely politically motivated. Incredibly, Rush Limbaugh and Michael Savage thundered that President Obama is deliberately trying to start an Ebola epidemic in America to … Continue reading

The Strange Realities of the Tea Party

“Tea Party ain’t dead.” That was the message following Eric Cantor’s recent defeat. And indeed they ain’t, except maybe intellectually. The Tea Party, for those who don’t follow politics, is a group on the right-wing edge of the Republican Party. They are Republican when it suits them to be and … Continue reading