Obama Derangement Syndrome is real. So is Clinton Derangement Syndrome. Or maybe it's just Democratic Derangement Syndrome. Or Anything That Scares Us Derangement Syndrome. I don't know, but it's real. Witness one Geoffrey Zakarian, who is some kind of celebrity chef. I quit watching chef shows when they all started blurring together, so I don't […]
Helen Thomas will always be a hero to me. None of that "shero" stuff. You're either a hero or you're not, no special designation if you're a woman. Helen was a reporter, not a reportrix or a reportress. A reporter, a journalist. A real journalist.
Ten more people. Ten human beings. Ten more corpses. Ten more bereaved families. When does it end? When do we as Americans rise up and tell our legislators that we have had enough? Something was supposed to happen after Sandy Hook, but nothing did. And the members of Congress who did nothing weren’t fired in […]
I apparently started a shit storm on Facebook today when I replied to the news that the Vatican confirmed that the Pope had met with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who is using her religion to deny people the right to marry. I said, “Well, there goes my admiration for the pope,” which I will […]
The powers that be in Raleigh have, in the last few years, decided that health care, unemployment compensation, voting rights and education are not necessary for life. Now they have added food to the list. As though the passage of a budget that pretty much starves the mental health system out of existence weren’t bad […]
Fred Phelps is dead and the great marriage debate is all but over. I take no great cheer in either. Phelps, as you probably know, was a former civil rights attorney who was later disbarred and who founded a radically conservative church, the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. If you don’t know what kind […]
Here’s a list of Great Americans who signed a letter to the Republican National Committee threatening to cut off funding if Republicans didn’t remain solidly entrenched in the 19th Century: Gary Bauer, President, American Values Paul Caprio, Director, Family-Pac Federal Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List Dr. James Dobson, President and Founder, Family Talk […]