Hammer Wielding Fascists

Almost every visual or audio clip if the protests of the election of President Trump include a sign or someone using the word “fascist” of “fascism.” I find it Interesting that so many use the term “fascism” to describe something that at its root, is nothing but socialism with a thin patina of capitalism covering…

Goodbye, Mr. President.

I and many like me never bought into the “Jerry McGuire” idea that you had us at “Hello.” Neil Sedaka says that breaking up is hard to do…but with you, it really isn’t. Not for me anyway. Mr. Obama, I need to be honest, I won’t miss you at all – but I know who…

Believing Fatal Conceits

After the star turn of the three uber-progressives (in the sense that a Three Stooges movie is a “star turn” for Larry, Curly and Moe), Senate Democrats Patty Murray, Fauxcahontas Warren and Comrade Bernie “I’m a socialist but have three houses” Sanders, there has been a bit of teeth gnashing from the partisans on the…

Forgiving the Unforgivable

My grandfather always told me that you learn the most about a man when he has nothing to lose. I thought about this lesson last night as I wound up my workday and began to ruminate on the pardons, clemencies and the commutations being issued by soon to be former President Obama.   Thankfully, the…

Congressional Democrats Have Chosen a Gramscian Path

Pundits are saying “Well, the Republicans shouldn’t be saying anything about the what the Democrats are doing due to what Trump did” – equating Trump’s membership on the birther team with what the Democrats are doing now. I always thought the birth certificate thing was stupid but there is a difference. Trump and the birthers…