Category Archives: News and politics

on acts that precipitate civil disobedience, to say the least

Sometimes, WordPressers, I do this.  If Benjamin Franklin had a blog, he might post this, about Congress: “They are of the people, and return again to mix with the people, having no more durable preeminence than the different grains of … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | 1 Comment

on insanity

Keeping in mind that it’s almost Halloween. I could never pull off a Napoleon Halloween costume.  None of his clothes would fit me, except maybe the hat.  I don’t know.  It just wouldn’t look right.  Anyway, I hope y’all get … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Health and wellness, News and politics | 2 Comments

not your first clue

This morning I went through the stack of mail that’s been growing all week and found Notice 1400 from the Department of the Treasury (headed by Tim Geithner, tax cheat) Infernal Revenue Service.  Apparently the trillions dollars deficit has caught … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Leave a comment

Goldman-Sachs of Sh*!

I swear, they count SO MUCH on people not paying attention.  Isn’t there a handful of former Goldman-Sachs executives now holding offices in the present (that guy’s name again) administration?   So the Senate, some 60 seats to the left, … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Leave a comment

Come on people, aren’t they endangered enough?

The Associated Press says I can’t tell you this.  But I think it’s just outrageous.    Some time ago I posted a picture of Tatiana in the slideshow on my home page here.  Tatiana was a Siberian tiger housed at … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Leave a comment

Who’s a turkey??!?

How odd, that over the weekend I watched a half-hour of Rick Steves exploring Istanbul.  It’s an ancient city, the eastern seat of Christendom (or Catholicism, but back then they were one and the same), survived the collapse of Rome… … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Leave a comment

Jerry Brown for Governor? Didn’t we already… oh.

What does Jerry Brown bring to the table?  Those of us who remember are rolling our eyes.  That was a different time.  There was prosperity, enough for everyone.  It was OK for those times.  But now? Jerry was governor before … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Leave a comment