2016

AMERICA…IS A HEINZ FIFTY SEVEN VARIETY KETCHUP NATION (…which may be why so many folks today aren’t sure about who they should be) We came across a recent TV ad for one of those ancestry research outfits, in which a

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HAS NORTH KOREA BECOME AN ASYLUM RUN BY BI-POLAR INMATES… (…aiming for another round of aggression?) Ever since the end of WWII, when we and our erstwhile Soviet Russian wartime allies partitioned the Korean peninsula for occupation purposes, much in

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IT’S TRULY TIT FOR TAT ALL THE WAY FOLKS… (…and now it’s the Democrats’ turn to piss on the Republicans’ parade) There’s nothing more ridiculous than having to watch supposedly smart political types engage in what amounts to a useless

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CLOSING OUT THIS TOPSY-TURVY YEAR (…in which the world turned upside-down and went to hell in the proverbial hand basket) So long…and farewell 2016…you won’t be missed. We’re closing out this topsy-turvy year…in which the world…turned upside-down and went to

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PEACE ON EARTH…GOODWILL TO ALL… (…are in very short supply and have become a forgotten ideal) The recent events in Berlin, Germany, and in Ankara, Turkey, along with the barbarities going on in Aleppo and other parts of Syria, all

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TAKING A SHOT TO TRANSITION FROM AN ERA OF SUPER-NANNY STATISM… (…by moving into a brave new world of hard-money corporate style governance) When it comes to wanting “change”, we Americans tend to go to extremes by throwing the baby

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THE LAST OF THE GLAMOUR BABES OF YESTERYEAR… (…from a bevy of Gabor genes) Zsa Zsa Gabor just passed away a few days ago. Estimated to be 99 (maybe even 100) years old) she was the last of the glamour

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MAINTAINING POWER OVER A WASTELAND OF RACK AND RUIN… (…and destroying whatever claims to sovereignty it ever had over it) The indiscriminate bombing and shelling used to drive rebel forces from Aleppo is just one more demonstration that the Assad

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Y’WANNA SIDE ORDER OF FAKE EMBASSY… (…to go with your Fake News?) There are a lot of outrageous scam operations going on in this world of ours today, but the one we’ve just come across as a small sidebar news

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DESECRATION OF THE FLAG…. (…and of the republic…for which it stands) Flag burning, and other marks of disrespect for our national emblem, have been the source of contentious debates almost as fierce as those we have had about the right

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