Fiction and Non-Fiction in Manhattan

A nineteen year old kid tells the FBI various things and New York City reacts to the imaginary attack the same way a “pro-life” fanatic reacts to an imaginary baby. Beware: it is in this stew of raw emotions and bad fiction that Patriot Acts are foisted on us. When we lose sight of the difference between the real and the imagined, we become the slaves of anyone with a microphone and a slick story to tell. Continue reading

Mitch McConnell’s ‘Whack-a-Mole’ Dirty Politics Campaign

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was mad. Not the kind of mad you get when your favorite team blows a big lead and loses its eighth straight game, but Red-Faced-Exploding-Blood-Pressure Mad. This is what you get from the political Left in America,” McConnell bellowed to the media. “That is … Continue reading

Look for the Union Bunny

Bullied, harassed, and lied to, District 1 of the Amalgamated Association of Easter Bunnies, AFB-CIO (American Federation of Bunnies–Cottontails International Organization) went on strike, forcing a halt to this year’s Easter egg hunts. At Bunny Headquarters, Solomon P. Bunny, union executive secretary, and a militant corps of Easter bunnies were … Continue reading

The Politics of Economics

The Republican Party has done an outstanding job at defining President Obama’s administration as spending more of our hard earned taxpayer dollars than any other president in American history. When in fact the evidence speaks to something entirely different; Citing Marketwatch, Rick Ungar a Contributor to Forbes Magazine, reports that … Continue reading

A Letter To The President

Dear Mr. President, The pomp and circumstance of your second inauguration is over, and the American people are ready to follow your lead, well then again maybe only 51% of us.  Stay true to yourself, don’t allow the political tomfoolery of Washington DC deter you or hinder your resolve.  The … Continue reading

President Obama Stands Up

I found myself more moved today by President Obama, than I ever have been in the past. Today, he spoke my language. Today, President Obama spoke to America about the liberal/progressive values that hold us all up as one nation, together. Is it because he “hears the clock ticking on his last chance to … Continue reading

A GUN STORY

Growing up in the city of Detroit gun violence was a way of life. Watching the 11 o’clock news was a daily report of what happens when people use guns to fight over drug trafficking territory, domestic issues, and other senseless acts. In my life I have lost three friends … Continue reading

Don’t Believe The Hype! GOP Trying to Change Their Image on the Fly

I find it amazing that not four weeks ago the Republican Party was trying their best to convince the American people that Mitt Romney was the next great president of the United States.  The Republicans even compared Romney to their patron saint, President Ronald Reagan.  Republican pundits and political leaders … Continue reading

New Majority Coalition

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Americans, despite fierce opposition, just may have become the great melting pot Dr. Martin Luther King once dreamed America could be. A coalition made up of Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, and Asians; both straight and gay, of all different ethnic and religious backgrounds; young and old … Continue reading

Billboard of the Day

Stop Handgun Violence unveils a 252 feet by 20 feet billboard above the Massachusetts Turnpike on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The co-founder of the Newton-based group, John Rosenthal, owns the billboard and has been using it to post eye-catching gun-control messages since 1995. Via “The Gun Industry Is Making A Killing“… … Continue reading