“What Will They Think of Next?” NewFangledness

GUEST POST “My Twenty Three Years As An Orphan” ~ by Mike SackettI can’t decide if I’m seeing my old life as Walt and Mary’s late-hatching egg through smoke, fog or dust…but something is making those years hazy, so it might be all three. After popping out five Depression-era peeps in as many years, Mom and … Continue reading “What Will They Think of Next?” NewFangledness

SPANKED!

The irritating parable of Jim Acosta … the disobliging CNN newshound … will become the signature tale of this moment in America. It’s a cultural x-ray of the creepy DNA that’s now embroidered in much of American society. It’s the tale of the American brat. Jim Acosta is a GenX media-punk who came of age … Continue reading SPANKED!

Home

  Ten thousand six hundred nineteen miles is a long way. 

But it’s not so long if it delivers you home … for the first time in three years. Not such an odyssey if it leaves behind a war ... and lands you on the other side of the world … back in the arms … Continue reading Home

Extra! Extra! Extra Crazy!

“The media has changed. We now give broadcast licenses to philosophies instead of people. People who project themselves as journalists on television don't know the first thing about journalism. They are just there stirring up a hockey game.” ~Gary Ackerman Yesterday, the president held a press conference … and a hockey game broke out. Jim … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Extra Crazy!

Election Day Flashback

Dear Barack, Thanks, but no thanks. You’ve done enough. In fact, you’ve done too much. We’re very okay now. In a very good spot. No reason to check back in. Folks have jobs. Taxes hurt less. The PC stuff doesn’t sting anymore … and the race card has finally gone lame. Businesses can breathe. Trade … Continue reading Election Day Flashback

Governor Thug

“Confidence is a nice suit. Arrogance is the same suit … with suspenders, Italian loafers, and gold cuff links.” Meet Andrew Cuomo. Governor of New York. Well tailored in arrogance. Not quite content with a modest marker for his father’s grave, he decided on a three mile long masterwork ... a bridge ... across the … Continue reading Governor Thug