Christian Values or Christian State?

You hear it a lot, especially among the conservative right, but also among more middle of the road Christian groups.  “We need to return to good Christian values,” or “We need a Christian leader to bring us back to our values.”  Simple, earnest statements, but I suspect what they really… Continue reading

The hole cost

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/d/dwight_d_eisenhower.html I really don’t know enough about Eisenhower, but I do know he had some excellent quotes.  Whoever, or whatever else he might… Continue reading

Post Debate – The First Penis

Back around 1996 there was a movie featuring Jack Lemmon and James Garner titled, “My Fellow Americans“.  Tonight’s debate, and the references to certain anatomical parts reminded me of a scene in which former President Douglas, played by James Garner, is using the restroom.  In comes a gentlemen who recognizes… Continue reading

Trump on Healthcare

Trump released his healthcare plan today, or at least the talking points.  I’m not sure who wrote it for him, but the guy deserves a raise.  It actually reads fairly well and offers a decent rebuttal to Bernie’s single payer option.  Unfortunately it fails to try and convince the Democrats… Continue reading

Super Tuesday

Well, that was interesting! I think it pretty much lined up as anticipated.  There weren’t any major surprises that I can think of, unless you’re a Republican that thinks the Donald is going down in the third round. Bernie continues to show up against Hilary, but unless something radical occurs,… Continue reading