Too often when surfing the internet and visiting various blogs and other meeting sites, I read comments from ALL sides of the political divide, that disparage President Obama’s leadership and or the leadership of other politicians and or powerful people. These comments put forth by many has bothered me for […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 14, 2011.
THE GREAT AMERICAN CON Confessions of a Republican Con Man Congratulations! You have been cast in the Republican remake of the classic movie, The Sting. We’ve entitled it, The Great American Con. You remember the original movie, don’t you? Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Charles Durning. It was fantastic! And, of […]
Sometimes, living abroad has its advantages, even in the age of the Internet. For example, I’m probably the only American in the world who doesn’t know exactly what’s been happening with Charlie Sheen. I haven’t a clue, and I suppose he doesn’t either; but whilst I caught rumblings in the […]
Smedley Butler Crusader, Contrarian, Curmudgeon I see a lot of people laying the blame for the events in Wisconsin at the feet of the voters whose low turnout at the polls is said to have brought Scott Walker and his ilk into power. This is very wrong and in fact […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Sunday, March 13, 2011.
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Saturday, March 12, 2011.
ChrisR266 : Best of rest to you, Patsy. PatsyT : Well Chris you and I are closing the place down… See you soon Thanks for your great ideas and hope your weekend goes well. ChrisR266 : A parking place and a hot tub. Yep. Just my retirement fantasy. PatsyT : […]
There are times when it’s important to be there for a friend or express to those close to you, that you care about them. With thoughts of Kalima, WTS and other friends and family in Japan right now and what’s been going on around us right now here in the […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis.
Five hours ahead and one day behind, I went to bed last night, having just watched Rachel Maddow begin her Tuesday broadcast by roundly proclaiming that the people of Wisconsin had won the battle of wills against their governor’s intransigence. Now I wake up this morning to find that, despite Rachel’s […]