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Whispers of Anti-Semitism and a Suicide in Missouri

He was a charismatic figure, homespun, with an I'm-just-one-of-you country boy approach. He was nationally known, and he might have become President. He had a populist economic agenda in a…

Happy Christmas World Cup!

The World Cup of 2022 is being held in Qatar. This is, of course, a long way off yet but, Qatar is an Arab country that doesn’t actually have a national…

Parents Outraged at Toys that Say F*ck You

A three-year-old boy’s parents were horrified when some of his first words were expletives they say he learned from a Peppa Pig toy. Amari Black had been given the Peppa…

Explaining the Netanyahu Speech Controversy

Happening now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about to deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress that has, before it’s even occurred, become a major controversy in both…

Bill O’Reilly, Cow Hormones, and Soy Milk

The connection between Bill O’Reilly, cow hormones, and soy milk might seem tenuous at first glance, but if you’ll bear with me, we’ll get to it. For the audio version of…

Why Older Men Confused When it Comes To Men vs Women

Don’t you think it’s strange really? You know, that ‘battle of the sexes’ thing? What’s it all about then? Really. What IS it all about? Now I am fully aware…

Furry Popsicle Or Another Winter Pet Hazard

If you would care to scroll down to ‘Critter Talk’ you will see a post entitled ‘5 Deadly Winter Pet Hazards‘ and, having seen and read said post it has…

The Truth About Britain’s National Health Service

Britain’s National Health Service has long been understandably vaunted across the globe as the greatest health service ever quite simply because it is free – well, as free as it…

Forgotten Musical Treasures Chapter V

Roy Wood? Remember him? He’s still going strong you know. Some might not remember him as ‘him’ but remember his bands. The Move with ‘Blackberry Way’ and so forth. The…

The Horrible Horror of Jihadi John and Muslim Radicalization

Mohammed Emwazi alias ‘Jihadi John’ of ISIS beheading videos infamy, was not born in Britain – which is a very good thing. He was, however, raised in Britain from the…

Anti-Obama GOP Furor Dare Not Speak Its Own Name

Republican attacks on President Obama have been personal in the most basic way: they have been challenges to his person.…

Britain’s Prince Philip: A Prince Amongst Men?

I freely admit that I am unashamedly a Royalist. I like Britain having a Royal Family and it bothers me not one jot that they are kept in the manner…

Congress: Should Obstruction End For Both Sides?

Washington legislators had been working on the tax cuts for a long time. The bill would mostly extend tax cuts that were about to expire. Democrat Ron Wyden had labored…

Republicans Tired of All These “Big Religion” Commandments

Living on the Mississippi River I see caravans of trucks fleeing the state of Illinois everyday as described by my good friend Governor Bruce Rauner. No doubt it’s because of…

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