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 mean is, “We need a… Continue reading Christian Values or Christian State?

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 have been, he had that… Continue reading The hole cost

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 him and wants to shake… Continue reading Post Debate – The First Penis

Never argue… Part 1

A quote from Bertrand Russell goes, “Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience. In the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” I confess I have probably been the idiot more times than I am comfortable with. I recently came… Continue reading Never argue… Part 1

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 to come together and craft… Continue reading Trump on Healthcare

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, will continue to lose in… Continue reading Super Tuesday