Category Political

The Candidate for people who don’t Think

Trump continues to dazzle, sparkle and amaze. After proclaiming that even if torture doesn’t work, he’d do it anyway, he has now outlined his brilliant military strategy for defeating ISIS: Kill their families. In an interview on the show Fox and Friends–and I struggle to comprehend that people actually watch this program–The Donald said he’d […]

Support Domestic Terrorism

It appears that terrorism of a certain nature has a supportive base in the United States. Not Islamist jihadist terrorism; that is frowned upon by most, but anti-abortion terrorism is quite popular. If an armed gunman walked into a Planned Parenthood and shouted “Allahu Akbar” before starting to shoot innocent people, many Americans would likely […]

Free Stuff

Either people are remarkably ignorant of how government works, or they’re remarkably disingenuous and deceitful. The frequent charge thrown at any candidate running for office who makes campaign promises to provide services, is that they’re giving away “free stuff” to win votes. Bernie Sanders is the latest target of these falsehoods by conservative pundits and […]

Marco Rubio Disqualifies himself for the job of President

“In essence, if we are ever ordered by a government authority to personally violate and sin — violate God’s law and sin — if we’re ordered to stop preaching the Gospel, if we’re ordered to perform a same-sex marriage as someone presiding over it, we are called to ignore that. We cannot abide by that […]

A War Without End

As the civilized world reels from the horror inflicted upon innocent civilians in Paris, leaders of the world’s nations must contend with what steps should be taken next to deal with the threat from the Islamic State, who has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Calling France a “capital of prostitution and obscenity” and seeking revenge […]

The Show Must Not Go On

Politics can be a spectacle. I mean it’s not supposed to be entertainment since it’s pretty serious business, but at least during the campaign cycle, before any actual decisions are made that could wreak havoc, it can be fantastically enjoyable in the way a really campy movie can be enjoyable. In that respect, I actually […]

Ben Carson’s Remarkably Fact-Free Record

  When I first saw a headline stream by in my Facebook feed indicating that Ben Carson hadn’t made one true statement since his campaign began, I assumed it was a satirical poke at the creationist/anti-knowledge candidate for President. But when I pulled up PolitiFact to check further, what I found was rather shocking. He […]

The Dynamic Duo of Trump and Carson on Religion

It defies logic and probability that all of America’s political leaders are people of faith, yet none espouse their lack of faith publicly, particularly those seeking the Republican nomination for the highest office in the land. I always enjoy the early campaigning in the political cycle because we get to see people mount an effort […]

Truth in Politics

The government has actual regulations designed to protect consumers and create transparency around what is likely the biggest purchase of their lives. They call it Truth in Lending, and it’s ironic that our representatives can legislate honesty into business, but can’t seem to legislate it into their own business. I’m often reminded of a frequent […]

Huckabee Hypocrisy

I suppose if a man insists on running for President, people who cover such things for the press will occasionally speak to them, and perhaps publish something they say. There can be no other reason for the continued press coverage of a man who is apparently unemployed at the moment, but once governed a small […]