Category: Politics

Thanks for proving me wrong, Mick

Flipping around the boob-tube, I’ve seen the Ameriquest commercials featuring Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones… I sigh and contemplate that there is another sell-out...

Rove Did It

But of course I expect conservatives / Bush supporters to point at the source and complain: Newsweek But before you dance or roll your eyes...

Oil Dependence and national drilling

So there is that contingent of closed minded individuals who think drilling nationally is going to save us from foreign oil… More local oil will...

PING PONG, GAME MATCH!

James Stockdale — Ross Perot’s running mate in the 1992 election — has passed away. My title reference pertains to a Saturday Night Live skit...

Rove-ings

I really don’t know what’s more depressing about the fact that (finally) it seems Karl Rove has been found to be the leak-source in the...

High Treason

There’s a report out saying Karl Rove is the leak in the Valerie Plume case… This makes Rove guilty of High Treason for revealing a...

Give'em Hell, Howard!

The Deanmeister Rides again! For all of the willy-nilly Democrats who see Dean being vocal as a bad thing – just how many times have...

The challenges of exposing corruption

Published in the St. Pete Times on June 11th — written by moi. Listening to the right-leaning talking heads who were part of the Watergate...

Tampa Rail — off the deep end

I used to frequent Tampa Rail on the norm to read about someoen lobbying for mass transit in Tampa and in Florida in general…. But...

What good is ranting if no one hears?

Feeling sickly right now – have been for a few days. I think it’s allergies. I HOPE it’s just allergies…. At any rate, I vented...

Harboring Ideas

I want to know what it would take to run a passenger ferry between Downtown Tampa and some Eastern Pinellas property. I started thinking about...

Contiunuing low visibility

It peeves me to look at the situation the United States and the Tampa Bay area are in right now and to see at least...

ANother one

Damnit, it just won’t fucking end, will it? Another student was hit by a car while trying to get to the bus stop… Another person...

Strength in Ignorance

Well, I’m reading 1984 and evidence of that can be found on Boltsmag…. The Ministry of Truth now reigns supreme – I wish the site...

Just another reason to be Cynical

Tarpon Springs — at 6:55 this morning, about 12 hours after proceedings started — approved Wal-Mart along the Anclote River. 8 people lobbied for Wal...

Give a little

MSNBC presents a list of charities and organizations helping with efforts in Sumatra, Sri Lanka, India and the rest of the world that have been...

Take a walk

Tommy over at Sticks of Fire brings up an issue that is a hot topic in the Bay area right now and of course is...

Someone speaketh the truth..

Gotta go over to Pacific Views to read this one… but just WHO hates us for our freedoms? Find out by clicking here....

Looky what we got here…

Well, dag-nabit, looks like we’ze got ourselves a little planned protest on our hands. Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeehaw!...

A little "faith" for the progressives

Last time I talked about anything that had to do with faith, the chips were down for me and people / things continued to screw...

Just what does it take?

I can get pissed at the election but what good does that do? I’d like to move but what good does that do changing things?...

Time for the final sprint….

Polls closing in various places on the East Coast…. Plenty of time left elsewhere in America…. There will be rain if God wills it… Rain,...

Der Vote

I voted — have you?! Hour long wait in der suburbs here in Palm Harbor…. This comes after 2 weeks of 3 hour long waits...

I've failed you, Rebecca McKinney

There’s been a story that has been runnng pretty strongly through the Tampa Bay Area for the last week… It’s something that I take a...

Jon Stewart 0wnz j00

Anywhere you go on the Blogosphere in the next few hours are going to be talking about this… So I will just point out my...

Debate Bushism's

First, there was a country…. Then there was a singular turned into a plural… George W. Bush — single handedly keeping Drinking-Games alive with the...

Gruden and Bush – uncanny similarities

You know, I could talk up and down about he Presidential Debate last night (“You forgot Poland!” ) but I digress. That’s what all the...

"Dead or Alive" as to "Contained"?

How can the President, knowing that Osama Bin Laden has worked with limited resources in the third world and orchestrated the most heinious attacks on...

Is this an election or a dating service?

ABCNEWS.com : Bush Accuses Kerry of ‘Mixed Signals’ What’s next? “Bush team accuses Kerry of being prick teasers?” “Kerry: ‘Bush won’t put out in the...

Cut out the middle man, you fear mongers!

I read the following off Skyscraper Page — take it as you will: Q: Why would Al-Qaeda want Kerry, an unknown quantity, as president, when...

Sweet Jesus!

Why do I have a feeling this would not be far from the truth? Actually it would be very far from the truth – because...

The International Vote, take two

Yahoo! News – Global survey shows 30 of 35 countries want Kerry in White House “Only one in five want to see Bush reelected,” said...

Try Try Again

Toe is at it again. The great sage and creative webmaster, known for such web sites as GWBush04.com, RedTideNews.com and the now defunct KilltheWeb.com satire...

Moral Cowardice

One of the strongest pieces I have seen that outlines the key weakness of a certain political figure was posted by Josh Micah Marshall the...

Less Defense, more Beauracracy

Beside George Tennet, I wonder how many people see the proposed breakup of the CIA as a step backwards instead of a step forward? There...

Someoen is pissed — and rightly so

Tom Benjamin is pissed off, and with good reason ladies and gentlemen. Here is politics at it’s worst and Pork Barrels in America also at...

A Reagan tells it like it is

The Case Against George W. Bush Just like that, a country whose economy had been reduced to shambles by international sanctions, whose military was less...

Roll Back America, Al Qaeda

So Al Qaeda has the idea to go and attack the American financial institutions to do damage to our way of life. Citicorp, Prudential, etc…...

The Electorate

Hate it, loathe it or not care about it whatsoever… The current Electoral Vote tally stands as such:...

Satire! Hooray Satire!

Well, it looks like Boy George and Kerry can get together and do something worth while — even if it’s just parody 😀 (08.01.2017 —...

Assault Weapons ban petition

Melanie sent me a rather cool petition by the father of one of the kids killed in the Columbine tragedy. Tom Mauser’s petition is based...