What Iran’s president actually said about Israel, and how US War Criminal 1% lie for war

source with video to see the lies. Following is the transcript of Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s October 2005 speech. In the section in question, Ahmadinejad said people once thought it was impossible to remove the Shah as Iran’s dictator, but it was done. He then said that people thought the Soviet government and Saddam’s government would […]

Now, About Those Survey Markers

My heart does not go out to the Republicans who are complaining that people are upset with them.  They are children, whining that things are not going their way. “My town halls are being disrupted by Democrats,” said Representative Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania, whose meetings have been peppered with complaints about Republican policies. “They are […]

What this country needs is a socially conscious Sarah Palin.

With all her talk of not retreating but reloading, her cross-hairs, etc., the socially conscious in this country need a “Sarah Palin” behind whom they can unite.  I can hear Brando crying out, “S T E l l A a a a a a!”  We need a leader. David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist for the N […]

The Palin Will Always Be With Us.

Who was it? Who put all those big words in Sarah’s mouth? Were they spelled out phonetically on the TelePrompTer? We may never know. We may never care.

Winning/Losing, You Decide.

We were supposed to be out of Afghanistan this year.  Instead, we added 30,000 more soldiers to bring the troop level to 100,000+.  Now our timeline reads 2014.  For all the troops we have in Afghanistan, the only region that has seen progress is the South, where we have all of out troops.  Everywhere else, […]

The Muslim Center at “Ground Zero”

As elections for state and local offices are approaching, American politics is hitting a new low. There are huge issues facing US society. These include the expanding US occupation of Afghanistan as well as the failed occupation in Iraq, the Gulf of Mexico/BP oil disaster and its long term consequences, the near bankruptcy of many […]

You Can Never Be Crazy Enough.

OK, here’s the thing: I started out as a Mormon. It wasn’t my idea but I accepted it because there was no alternative at the time. So I tried really hard to be good at it. But never, never was I good enough. I was always saying hilarious things that trampled on the sensitivities of […]

SHORT AND NOT SO SWEET

Let me state up front that I detest misogyny.  With that said, I must say that this country is at serious risk.  Headlines tell us that 2,300 people are running for office in the upcoming elections—most of them are Republican women.  Normally I would be delighted to see the glass ceiling being challenged.  However, these […]

Tea baggers fail to see their own hypocrisy

So, there was yet another tea party rally, this time in Boston. They’re still pissed off at health care reform, calling it socialist and communist without ever understanding the definition of those two words. I wonder where they were a few years ago when Medicare part D was push through with no vote and why […]

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Buttons depicting President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are shown at the site of the ‘Showdown in Searchlight’ tea party rally in Searchlight, Nev., Friday, March 26, 2010. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) “As long as there is some possibility of getting results by political means, the chances that any group will turn truly […]