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When Humans Are Viewed As Less than Human

It was a good move, and it was the right thing to do. Dick Armey took the floor of the House of Representatives and apologized to Barney Frank. During an…

Famous Last Words, Quotes And One Liners

We would all like to be thought of as witty and charming and clever wouldn’t we? In fact, some may believe they are witty and charming and clever much as…

You Cannot Have A Civilized Debate With a Conservative

How many are sick of these right-wing blowhards spouting their mindless drivel on television and the internet?  I don’t know about you, but I just want to fucking scream most…

Feral Cats In Britain

There are dog lovers and cat lovers and, I must presume, gerbil lovers and even aardvark lovers but, as they love a particular species of animal they can’t be all…

The Police, Pride and Prejudice

So did the officer suspect the woman sitting in a Mercedes wearing a worn, faded and flimsy tee shirt and trashy shorts of being a prostitute because she was black,…

Sign the Petition to Add K-9 Sirius to the 9-11 Memorial

Sirius, a four and a half year old yellow lab, was the only K9 killed in the September 11 attacks. Sirius was a member of the NY/NJ Port Authority Police…

What Is Wrong With Kansas Republicans

The insurgent defection of Kansas Republicans from Republican candidates might be dismissed as one more cherry picking exercise that has become the recurring pattern in modern politics. When candidate Reagan…

Presidents: Politicians and People

I subscribe to a thought provoking web based service called Quora, where people are allowed to write in and post questions for others who may have more experience or education.…

Rocking The Casbah and Islamic Fundamentalism

You know what? No, of course you don’t. I haven’t told you yet. What are you? Psychic? It is, of course, politically incorrect to say so, but the major danger…

Our Sunday Morning Cartoon: Back to Iraq?

Does our return to Iraq mean the war was a total waste?…

Politics: Special Favors For Special People

When I ask this question, it is usually after I am forced to witness yet again, public servants and citizens contorting themselves into “Pork Whores”. Of course, one man’s pork…

Reserving the Right to Vote for the Right People

It is needed to prevent voter fraud.  That’s how piling on additional identification requirements on top of existing IDs has been justified. In fact, voter fraud is so rare as…

Jimmy Kimmel Explains Net Neutrality

Confused by “net neutrality?”  I know that I am and I publish a website.  So, while casting about trying to find a way to explain it to all of us…

Slavery: Balanced Views

I’m coming to believe that Thaddeus Stevens was right. I had always been taught to regard him as a man of vicious bias. But, when I see this sort of…

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