In his most successful comic strip, “Li’l Abner“, cartoonist Al Capp had a minor character named General Bashington T. Bullmoose, the head of a giant conglomerate named Bullmoose Industries. The General was well-known for saying … and demanding that his staff reverantly repeat … “What’s good for General Bullmoose is good for everybody!” In the… Continue reading What’s good for General Bullmoose …
The picture above shows a bunch of letters flying toward the center of one of the Hubble Deep Field images. The “Power” the title references is a bit more mundane. (I don’t have the address of the All-That-Is.) The “Power” in the title is composed of a number of people in the Federal Government of the… Continue reading Letters to Power
On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2:40 AM, Donald J. Trump became President-elect of the United States of America. Where do we go from here? To say that I was disappointed with the election results is understatement in the extreme. I take Fluoxetine to treat Dysthymia. Seeing Hillary Clinton defeated rather than breaking the glass… Continue reading Where do We Go from Here?
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 is election day in the United States. By November 9, 2016, we should know who will be sworn in as our 45th President on January 20, 2017. Who the President-elect will be depends on the combined votes of every eligible voter in the country. If you are eligible to vote and… Continue reading Vote!
“It Ain’t Necessarily So” is a song from the musical “Porgy and Bess“. The song’s first verse is: It ain’t necessarily so It ain’t necessarily so The t’ings dat yo’ li’ble To read in de Bible, It ain’t necessarily so. The things that you’re liable to read in the Bible aren’t the only ideas we… Continue reading It Ain’t Necessarily So
CNN reported that, on Monday, October 17, 2016 in a radio interview on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia, Senator John McCain said: “I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up. I promise you. This is where we need the majority and Pat… Continue reading The Supreme Court
How do you want your lies … overt or covert … obvious or suspected? To say that the Presidential candidates of our two major political parties are unpopular is understatement. PolitiFact has caught each of them using spin, hyperbole, and outright lies. PolitiFact checks the veracity of political statements and assigns one of six ratings …… Continue reading How do You Want your Lies?