The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 16: Ending with Optimism

The final in my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin Day 8: Anticipation Day 9: Don't blow … Continue reading The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 16: Ending with Optimism

The Price of Woof Tickets

by baldilocks woof tickets— a slang phrase meaning a verbal threat, criticism, or insult used to intimidate an opponent. The phrase originates from woofing, meaning aimless talk, an onomatopoeic reference to the sound of dogs barking. (It’s a sad day when Wikipedia has a better definition for a black slang phrase than does the Urban … Continue reading The Price of Woof Tickets

Field Guide to NRLC 2014 Rep Peter King NY-2

I spoke to Rep Peter King at the NRLC 2014 event in Nashua NH There are more than a few members of the GOP and Tea Party who have some serious critiques of Congressman King for various reasons and I agree with some of them, nevertheless his advice on how America carries itself in the … Continue reading Field Guide to NRLC 2014 Rep Peter King NY-2

The Forgotten Fred Phelps

Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church has gone the way of all flesh. I've never been one to celebrate the death of a person nor to play the "hope he's in hell" game that's contrary to Christian belief, as the Our Father/Lord's Prayer says:  forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Frankly … Continue reading The Forgotten Fred Phelps

Where the Culture War Really Started

By Timothy Imholt In order to understand a problem, as a scientist I like to look at fundamentals, or origins, of the problem we are faced with.  These days this ‘Culture War’ that the far reaches of the political spectrum seem to be fanning the flames of (to the point of a bonfire now) is … Continue reading Where the Culture War Really Started

Field Guide to CPAC 2014 JD. Winteregg OH-8

A lot of people aren't aware of it but Speaker John Boehner has a primary Challenger in the Ohio 8th JD Winteregg. I spoke to him at CPAC: His web site is here ************************************************** It's Tuesday and with 7 days left to the month I start the day $856 shy of the mortgage. That means … Continue reading Field Guide to CPAC 2014 JD. Winteregg OH-8

MSNBC’s Audience: Mainstreaming Know Nothingism

♫  And I'm one step ahead of the shoe shine Two steps away from the county line Just trying to keep my customers satisfied, Satisfied. ♪   Keep the Customer Satisfied Simon & Garfunkel 1970 No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States. … Continue reading MSNBC’s Audience: Mainstreaming Know Nothingism