Brownback Friday

That’s the crux of Brownback Friday. Not that the governor of a great midwestern state, Kansas — which is also filled with wonderful, fabulous people who don’t deserve the opprobrium of being associated with “the means justify the ends” throwback Brownback — acted like a peevish child, and ordered the disciplining of a teenage girl he was spying on. Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Maybe it’s the cold medicine, but, today’s Ten Post Round-Up has my head spinning: 1: Proof of progress in Iraq: Seatbelts!… As the Iraqis Buckle Up, We Will Stand Down—Bring It On! 2: Sometimes, doing things the old-fashioned way, really is best… Exposed: The Great GM Crops Myth—CommonDreams.org 3: Ben … Continue reading

A Food Policy

Other than a very robust war policy, about the only discernible policy that BUSHCO has is their proprietary version of an energy policy, namely The Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Mind you, we can’t use any of our oil stockpile, because then it would not be available in case we face times … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

(Programming note:  I’m going to keep the round-up, short and sweet.  But, I will continue to post a video for the day and make my usual commentary on my own crazy blog.) News gotcha feelin’ bitter?  Well, today’s Ten Post Round-Up ain’t gonna make ya feel any better: 1: Iraqi … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

(Programming note:  I’m going to keep the round-up, short and sweet.  But, I will continue to post a video for the day and make my usual commentary on my own crazy blog.) Have cuppa?  Prepare to traverse today’s Ten Post Round-Up: 1: Many Americans are avoiding movies and documentaries based … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Proper planning leads to Thursday Round-up!  Well, that is news! I am in the midst of a happily hectic work weekend, so I thought this video was totally appropriate: Bachman Turner Overdrive “Takin Care Of Business” Live ’74 By the time I post today’s Ten Post Round-Up it will probably … Continue reading

Mommy She Hit Me First

I remember thinking in my daily constitutional around my suburban Salt Lake neighborhood today that it’s possible that I’ve never seen the ducks so amorous. I’m assuming that this line of free association was influenced as much by all of the recent sex scandal coverage as by how many ducks … Continue reading

Facilitator, Protestor, or Resistor?

Other folks active on this site were also active during the Vietnam War era, and can correct me if they feel that I am unfairly characterizing what I’m trying apply from that experience to today’s situation. Anyway, I’m writing because I feel that the content of the debate with respect … Continue reading

Is Senator John Kerry also “Bush/Cheney Lite”?

Early in this presidential race, Senator Barack Obama abandoned his promise to run a positive campaign by labelling Senator Hillary Clinton with the ultimate insult to a Democrat: he called her “Bush/Cheney Lite”. The reason? Only one issue, which he has repeated over and over (in lieu of a real … Continue reading

McCain Is The Presumptive GOP Nominee

It’s official — John McCain is the presumptive GOP nominee. McCain, a one-time party rebel whose campaign appeared doomed only seven months ago, became the Republican nominee for president on Tuesday night as he won sweeping victories in Ohio, Texas, Vermont and Rhode Island and as his dogged but lagging competitor, … Continue reading