Monthly Archives: January 2012

Romney – the worst of them all.

Romney is an unstoppable force.  He’s brilliant and is a complete and total Mormon (in the worst sense of the word) in that he is, to his core, an absolutist of authority who will broach no dissent.  He is a … Continue reading

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“Don’t Mess with Texas”

The following refers to a New York Times article last week about Michael Morton who was found to be innocent after serving 25 years in prison in Texas.  The prosecutor (now a state judge) used egregious methods (withholding evidence, general … Continue reading

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The Republican Presidential Campaign Recipe

The campaign of every Republican candidate consists of: Personal attacks on each other wrapped in fear-inducing double-talk. Cover with thinly-veiled racism, sprinkled with flag-waving, homophobia, misogyny, xenophobia, and self-righteousness served on a bed of titanic hypocrisy and blatant lies. Stir … Continue reading

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Iraq redux

In 1994, in answer to the question why we didn’t go after Saddam Hussein all the way to Baghdad in the 1990 Gulf War, Dick Cheney answered that “we got it right” by not going into “that unstable part of … Continue reading

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