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SPLITTING LONG POSTS INTO TWO PAGES

Research has shown that readers are sometimes intimidated by long columns or posts. As a result editors divide them into pages as I have done here with a couple of…

The Overthrow of Hawaii – ALOHA

Until the 1890s, Hawaii was a sovereign state, recognized by all the major powers of the day. The United States, UK, Germany, France and Japan all acknowledged the independence of…

Musings From The Edge

Once again I return with observations for which I ask for guidance from my intellectual friends here at Mad Mike’s America. This time of ours is not of an ecclesiastical…

WHITE HOUSE TO DUMP PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS FROM HCR BILL?

When will this end? AmericaBLOG’s John Aravosis seems to have discovered a disturbing pattern. I really, really hope he’s wrong — but I wonder: A day after former Obama campaign…

The Overthrow of Hawaii – THE BAYONET CONSTITUTION

The troubled colonial history of Hawaii. Not an easy story to tell.…

TIME FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CUT HIS LOSSES

This isn’t about health care or the occupations. It’s about President Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel. I’ve been a small time party activist for a lot of years. I’ve…

PATIENCE APPRECIATED: NEW SPAM CATCHER INSTALLED

If you leave a comment and see that it doesn’t appear right away [or disappears] that means the spam catcher is doing it’s job. It is in the process of…

REGISTER YOUR AVATAR!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE YOUR AVATAR NEXT TO YOUR COMMENTS SIMPLY REGISTER AND UPLOAD AT GRAVATAR. Many thanks to the Beekeeper’s Apprentice for this tip.…

A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR OUR FRIEND VIGIL!

Many thanks to our friend Vigilante for his kind words about MMA Uptown. They are most appreciated. Check out Vigil’s post and his great blog HERE!…

Editor’s Note:

Once in a while it occurs to me that Chris Mathews isn’t sure if he is a democrat or a republican. He needs to make up his mind!…

Brock Lesnar’s a fool

Here’s a story of a big, tough guy who ignored warning signs of a health problem until it became a full-blown crisis, and then blamed Canadian health care for his…

EIGHT KILLED IN VIRGINIA

APPOMATTOX, Va. – A bomb squad discovered a multitude of explosives Wednesday at the home of a man accused of shooting to death eight people, and crews were detonating the…

AMERICA: NO LONGER THE BEST NATION IN THE WORLD?

Have you listened to the Republicans lately? Ever since the coincidental win of Scott Brown in Massachusetts the GOP has been pompous beyond the extreme. They continually talk about how…

How Scared are the Democrats?

I’m not scared! Shit happens! Scott Brown won because Martha Coakley was a lousy campaigner. There is nothing more to this. It is not the fault of the president, or…