Some Random Thoughts On The Current Scene – 05.29.2015 –

Does Time Fly? When I was younger, I told my Dad, that I arrived at the point that I could think through events of 5 to 10 years ago with increasing clarity.  My Dad replied that this is a good thing.  He went on to exclaim that when he reflects on events that he looks … Continue reading Some Random Thoughts On The Current Scene – 05.29.2015 –

Masplaining and the shrinking violets

The following is a rant. You've been warned. Back in the olden days, you had Helen Reddy singing "I Am Woman, hear me roar. . . I am strong, I am invincible." Years later, Demi More shaved her head and did one-arm push-ups as G.I. Jane, who, if memory serves, saved Viggo Mortensen's cute butt … Continue reading Masplaining and the shrinking violets

Why I Oppose today’s Protest in Phoenix at the Islamic Community Center

Given my rather loud protestations in defense of Pam Geller's event in Texas and my excoriation of the DC Metro over their first amendment retreat at this site it would be  a logical assumption that an event like this: On Friday, May 29, 2015, a group of bikers in Arizona plan to host an anti-Islam … Continue reading Why I Oppose today’s Protest in Phoenix at the Islamic Community Center

The War Doctor & Election 2016 Part one Moffat’s Dilemma

One of the real high points of the Excellent 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who The Day of the Doctor was the performance of veteran actor John Hurt playing the previously unknown incarnation of the Doctor known as the War Doctor. The excellent story combined with him memorable performance captivated fans. The Introduction of an … Continue reading The War Doctor & Election 2016 Part one Moffat’s Dilemma

DC Metro Decision Declares Muslims Violent Barbarians

What else can one conclude after reading this story: The Washington, D.C., transit system banned all “issue-oriented” advertisements from Metro stations and buses on Thursday, after receiving a request to run ads showing the Prophet Muhammad. The Metro board agreed to a motion from Chairman Mort Downey to ban political, religious and other issue ads … Continue reading DC Metro Decision Declares Muslims Violent Barbarians