Madame Pigpen

It is important to note that no matter the crapstorm ongoing around the Clinton email scandal (and it is a scandal even if the NYT and WaPo do not think so), this is a crapstorm of her own making. I know progressives are not particularly fond of root cause analysis but had she not made…

Who Controls Government?

A comment on Facebook post started a thought in my poorly educated Mississippi brain and this is what came out. I wrote a post yesterday about how futile it seems to expect elected officials to control government (much less shrink it) because the elected portion if our government is dwarfed in both population and real…

The Dodo Bird Media

Perhaps the most stunning aspect of the recent Wikileaks revelations is not the corruption of the Democrats, it is that not one single incident of this corruption was reported by any of the major “news” organizations. That they can find a woman who claims to have been treated poorly by Trump over 30 years ago…

Thinking It Through

A good and honorable friend of mine and I had a little discussion about voting in which I used the allegory that follows. I would be interested in the take of the good folks over here… We were speaking of the morality of not voting, voting for ABTOC (anyone but Trump or Hillary) or voting for…

Are We Equal?

Are we truly equal? The answer to that is clearly that we are not. We are at once smarter and less smart than our fellow citizens, more and less successful, lucky, innovative, skilled, supported and/or capable. We all have different wants, needs and desires. There are only two times we are equal while we are…