Latest for the Examiner: The left could take lessons in civility from the Tea Party

My latest for the Examiner: The left could take lessons in civility from the Tea Party deals with two recent events. The Mayoral Forum hosted by the Twin City Tea party: All in all it was an important but totally unremarkable bit of civic activity. Nothing you might not see in any city in the … Continue reading Latest for the Examiner: The left could take lessons in civility from the Tea Party

AOL’s investment in Huffpo pays off as expected

Via Jeff Quinton Technorati reports that AOL's aqusition of Huff Po has paid off for Arianna but apparently nobody else: Only 6 months after spending a great of its remaining cash on the purchase of Huffington Post, AOL is up for sale according to many insiders in the know. Sources in the industry claim that … Continue reading AOL’s investment in Huffpo pays off as expected

This Directly Explains an Incident in Lithonia GA last year

Last year when I covered the primary race in GA-4 staying in a predominantly black city, I was really taken aback by the reaction of some black folks when they discovered I supported the tea party: It was if a switch was suddenly turned on with ice in her voice I was told: “I have … Continue reading This Directly Explains an Incident in Lithonia GA last year

Stacy McCain discovers the Lord works in mysterious ways

Yesterday afternoon as I was picking up a suit and meeting a person for lunch at a location where I hope to get new advertising I noticed on my cell phone that I had missed a call from Stacy McCain. Once out of the Haberdasher's place I gave Stacy a call. Apparently he rang during … Continue reading Stacy McCain discovers the Lord works in mysterious ways

It’s odd to be writing about bloggers I knew

I met Jane Jameson at my first CPAC in 2010. I remember her coming in during the morning after my all nighter and asking her if she would be part of my field guide to bloggers. She declined as she explained that it would be a problem because if it was known that she was … Continue reading It’s odd to be writing about bloggers I knew

ATF chief resigns and nobody knows why

at least nobody who follows the MSM The controversy over the Fast and Furious anti-gun-trafficking operation upended the careers of two Justice Department officials Tuesday as the interim head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was transferred to an obscure, new post and the well-connected chief federal prosecutor in Arizona resigned. Politico … Continue reading ATF chief resigns and nobody knows why

Michelle “Golda” Bachmann?

There are lame excuses but this one from the Romney Camp concerning fundraising takes the cake Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is facing a new challenge: He's having trouble raising money from some Jewish donors who mistakenly believe one of his opponents, Michele Bachmann, is Jewish. Some Jewish donors are telling fund-raisers for Romney, a … Continue reading Michelle “Golda” Bachmann?

Twin City Tea Party Mayoral forum Fitchburg State University

Yesterday at Fitchburg State College University the Twin City Tea Party sponsored a Mayoral Forum for the two democrats and one independent to air their views. When I got there an hour early a Standout for the Mayor was taking place Considering the number of Solomito signs around town it was rather important to show … Continue reading Twin City Tea Party Mayoral forum Fitchburg State University

Hey it’s OK to lie about Bachmann

Because she is a fanatical Lutheran and Christians are dangerous and have to be stopped: Some vicious monster ripped off my video and edited it, so that when Bachmann begins by jokingly asking the crowd, “Who likes wet people?” — because everybody was soaked to the bone, including me — instead there is a caption, … Continue reading Hey it’s OK to lie about Bachmann

Remote broadcast + Technical Difficulties at studio = Show 41 unavailable

I was informed today that due to some technical difficulties the station was unable to record our abbreviated show live from the Broadview Assisted Living facility in Winchendon featuring Lisa Graas. Fortunately I've already arranged to have Lisa back for September when I'll be able to give her a full two hours of time. My … Continue reading Remote broadcast + Technical Difficulties at studio = Show 41 unavailable

He’s right, He’s right they can’t both be right on Social Security

Mordcha: Why should I break my head about the outside world. Let the outside world break it's own head! Tevye: He's right, as the good book says: 'If you spit in the air it lands in your face.' Perchik: Nonsense you can't close your eyes to what's happening in the world Tevye: He's Right Avram: … Continue reading He’s right, He’s right they can’t both be right on Social Security

Nine Reasons Why Sarah Palin might consider sitting out 2012 from a palin fan

Sunday Conservatives for Palin linked to an article in the Des Moines Register called Iowans weigh a possible Palin run. Strategists here said she’s an attractive candidate for many reasons: big name, big charisma, big self-confidence, instant media access, loyal base, socially conservative, tea party sympathizer — and she strikes fear in the hearts of … Continue reading Nine Reasons Why Sarah Palin might consider sitting out 2012 from a palin fan

This is a post from the Emergency blog system for the humor impaired

Apparently due to the absolutely polarized nature of our political discussion and the rapid nature of mediums like Twitter many people no longer have the ability to pick up forms of humor such as sarcasm as they once did. In the interest of the well-being of such folk The Emergency blog system for the humor … Continue reading This is a post from the Emergency blog system for the humor impaired

Perfect political timing for This Sunday’s Mass Readings

Considering the Keller hit piece in the NYT and the pressure the MSM will be putting on candidates and their supporters over overt Christianity I'm sure even the most protestant candidates in the race belonging to churches that have abandoned the Lectionary would approve of the timing of today's scheduled reading at Sunday Mass. They … Continue reading Perfect political timing for This Sunday’s Mass Readings

How to prepare/handle yourself during Hurricane Irene in two sentences

1. Don't Panic 2. Don't be stupid. That is all. Update: Some Contradictions in Fitchburg: at 12:29 p.m. 1. The city seems prepared, part of Main Street and Putnam street is closed in case the high winds topple the shell of the fire damaged Johnsonia Building 2. At least one part of John Fitch Highway … Continue reading How to prepare/handle yourself during Hurricane Irene in two sentences

Can I just say that this week’s Dr. Who episode Let’s Kill Hitler

Was not only the best single episode I've seen in the series (and I've been watching since 1981) but could easily been a season or series finale. Four comments: Arthur Darvill is in my opinion the best companion The Doctor has ever had. Karen Gillian was always a good companion but she and Arther Darvill … Continue reading Can I just say that this week’s Dr. Who episode Let’s Kill Hitler

A tip of the Fedora to AHLondon_Tex (An American Housewife in London)

...for being the person who put me over the 1000 twitter follower mark. I know in the Twittersphere that is not a large number but I only got into twitter a year ago and I've made a deliberate point not to avoid "recruiting" followers. I decided to see how long it would take me to … Continue reading A tip of the Fedora to AHLondon_Tex (An American Housewife in London)

How Stupid does the Global Warming Crowd think we are?

Apparently pretty stupid considering these headlines concerning Irene: How Global Warming is making Hurricane Irene worse Was Hurricane Irene caused by global warming? And these guys think Christians' are dumb hicks? Global Warming has gone from legit scientific hypothesis to full TV Evangelist "send me your (tax) money or the world is doomed" Crackpot religion … Continue reading How Stupid does the Global Warming Crowd think we are?

Da Hurricane and Da Red Sox cut DaTechGuy on DaRadio in Half 10 a.m. tomorrow

The good news, you won't lose a Red Sox Game due to the oncomming storm A few hours before last night’s game, the Red Sox held a brief, players-only team meeting. The topic: Hurricane Irene. With the storm expected to hit New England by tomorrow night or Sunday, the players agreed it would be prudent … Continue reading Da Hurricane and Da Red Sox cut DaTechGuy on DaRadio in Half 10 a.m. tomorrow

Bill Keller, Fiscal Conservatives and fear of a past that never existed

Yesterday I was at the Border Grille for lunch to talk ads with the owner when I ran into an old friend of mine who I haven't seen in a few years. We talked about the show a bit and our mutual love of gaming when the subject of the election came up and I … Continue reading Bill Keller, Fiscal Conservatives and fear of a past that never existed