Ash Wednesday and Joe Biden

Albert: Do you remember my briefing, Shona? Shona: Yeah. Well, no. I remember some of it. Albert: Some of it? Bellows: How much? Shona: Till he put his hand on my knee. And then I was just grossing. Albert: It was intended as a comfort. Bellows: For whom? Doctor Who Last Christmas 2014 Today is … Continue reading Ash Wednesday and Joe Biden

Let’s get rid of the girl

I'm old enough to remember an ad (was it IBM's?) from the late 1960s/early 1970s with the tag line "Let's get rid of the girl." The message was that men should treat women in the workforce with respect, and give due credit for their performance. Fast-forward forty-some years and we're now surrounded by "girls". The … Continue reading Let’s get rid of the girl

Peaceful Islam in Action in Norway (No I really mean it)

I've been pretty hard on both Radical Islam and those who in the Islamic Community that have given only lip service to "Peaceful Islam". So I"m always delighted when I see stories like this In the wake of a deadly shooting attack at a synagogue in Denmark las week, a group of Norwegian Muslims intends to hold … Continue reading Peaceful Islam in Action in Norway (No I really mean it)

Eric Holder and the importance of Words (like “Marriage”)

Eric Holder insists that calling ISIS islamic extremists doesn't serve any useful purpose except for rating for FOX News: “We spend more time, more time talking about what you call it, as opposed to what do you do about it, you know? I mean really,” Holder said with some exasperation at a National Press Club … Continue reading Eric Holder and the importance of Words (like “Marriage”)