August 16, 2019 archive

The Russian Connection: Kentucky’s Catch 22

The Senate Majority Leader, Moscow Mitch, has put his home state, Kentucky, behind the proverbial 8 ball with his Catch 22 legislative maneuvering to secure a deal with a still sanctioned Russian aluminum oligarch, Oleg Derepaska. His economic treason has left his state’s legislature and the US Congress no room to reign in Russian interference …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Traitors!

I have long inveighed against the stupidity and short sightedness of “Centrists”, particularly those who pretend to be Democrats. In particular I have named the “Third Way” think tank as particularly bone-headed and idiotic, but it turns out I may have been too charitable to what now is revealed to be basically a Koch brothers …

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Cartnoon

Have you ever Kipled? The English Major tells me that’s screamingly funny. Take up the White Man’s burden – Send forth the best ye breed – Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness On fluttered folk and wild – Your new-caught sullen peoples, Half devil and …

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More Star Trek Economics!

I’m not an Economist, I’m a History Major and I hated and resented every single minute I spent in class and received (justly) grades that reflected that fact. My Uncle had a Doctorate and was a Vice President at a Bank. He ended up with a Carrel that had a view of the window. No, …

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The Breakfast Club (National Sport)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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