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Category: Politics

Johnny Mac and the Internet

Hoo, boy. I had to hear this first from Jon Stewart, not from one of our “legitimate” news sources. Sen. John McCain introduced a bill in the Senate last Thursday, […]

Antitrust laws: health insurance exempt

I was surprised this week to learn that health insurance companies and medical malpractice insurance companies have a special exemption from federal antitrust laws. Say what? For at least the […]

Obama wins Nobel Peac … wtf!?

You won’t get if often, but here’s my commentary cold, prior to any national media input other than glimpsing one headline: Obama got the Nobel Peace Prize!? But he hasn’t […]

Rangel finances sound a bit hinky

I’m sitting here listening to a resolution being read on the floor of the US House of Representatives that would remove Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) from his post as Chairman […]

Blame it on Rio

Congratulations to Rio de Janeiro for winning the 2016 Summer Olympics. The IOC eliminated Chicago and Tokyo from the final four contenders, making it Rio vs. Madrid. Looking only at […]

Tenting tonight … or not

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi (one of many spelling variations, including “thug”) won’t get to pitch his tent on Donald Trump’s Bedford, NY, property after all. Boo hoo. The Donald usually […]

Speaking the unspeakable

The media try and for the most part succeed in not mentioning it. The politicians in Washington can’t afford to say it, even if they think it. And most Americans, […]

ROFL at Vanity Fair

I arrived late last night and found the party had come and gone without me. But the trappings were still there … On a page at Vanity Fair, I found […]