A sad/happy day in America

madisonThe presidential debate took center stage tonight. There was nothing said that anyone who has been listening to the Democratic and Republican candidates for the last year couldn’t have quoted from a primary speech. They both just vomited up the same old puke. To quote Billy Madison“What you have just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it…God have mercy on your soul.” Continue reading

Kasich – It’s Not Too Late

KasichWatching the Republican Presidential Primaries has been a painful process and just like a bandage that is only half removed there’s still more pain to come. Donald, Ted, and Marco, or since penis references are all the rage in Republican conversation these days, Donald and the two Nuts, have been dominating the debate and camera time, each yelling and screaming like baboons at the zoo. Standing stage left avoiding the three monkeys throwing poo has been the barely noticed and stoic John Kasich, the only man on the stage with any record of accomplishment remaining in the Republican race. Continue reading

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Podium01It only takes about two minutes of reading on any social site before I run into name calling.  Even my close friends that I consider intelligent resort to name calling at the drop of a hat, as if listening to a point of view different than their own might harm them physically. Even if they did have a point to make, it’s lost when the name calling starts.  It’s gotten so bad there are websites devoted to helping people come up new ways to insult people who hold different views. If Americans weren’t so serious about their hated for other Americans I might find some of the sophomoric comments funny. The hatred behind most of them is sincere. Continue reading