Monthly Archives: August 2012

Response to someone saying the Republican Party will lose its constituents.

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington To rjspida: You say “in the future, the Republican Party will not have a constituency.” You cite Hitler’s Germany. But Hitler very much had a constituency – the German people went for him hook, line, and … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention and beyond.

Seattle, Washington What frightens me isn’t only the bigotry, gullibility, ignorance, and stupidity of the new Republican Party.  Those things are upsetting. It’s their intense hate and vitriol that I find unnerving. Their psyches are drenched in denial and fear … Continue reading

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Re the Pussy Riot trail in Russia, and the arrest of Gary Kasparov

Seattle, Washington It has become obvious that Vladimir Putin is a tyrant on the order of Josef Stalin. Putin was a member of the KGB, which was Russia’s equivalent of Hitler’s Gestapo.   That’s who he was, and that’s who he … Continue reading

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A taped-recording of Mitt Romney describing his visit to a Bain company in China where thousands of young women were in slave-labor conditions.

The shallowness of Mitt Romney is overwhelming. Listening to him describe the horrific working-conditions of the young women in the Bain factory in China, I thought he had compassion for them. But it led into his seeing that factory as … Continue reading

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Mitt’s ongoing creep-show.

Seattle, Washington Today Mitt Romney said: “Nobody has asked to see my birth certificate”. True. But just about everybody has asked to see his tax records. The man is lower than whale-manure – and that’s at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Legitimate rape?? Maybe Chicken Little is right – the sky seems to be falling.

In Yeat’s poem, “The Second Coming”, are the lines: “The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” Listen to the Right – they have no doubt about anything.  They know the mind of God.  What … Continue reading

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Romney & Ryan – puppets pretending to be Siamese Twins

Seattle, Washington Since Romney became the Republican nominee for President, the country has been stunned by the constancy of his obvious, ongoing emptiness. He stands for nothing except his quest for power. Flip-flopping is a tame-sounding phrase for the pathological … Continue reading

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