Almost 75% of the roughly 1.2 million abortions occurring in America annually, DO NOT OCCUR in Planned Parenthood facilities.  Yet the interminable crusade to strip them of funding persists unabated. Republican politicians are ignoring all of those other clinics and the 900,000 abortions they provided because they really don’t care about ending abortion.  They want a high profile scalp. They just want to take down a “name brand” to thrill their base. They don’t want a solution.  They want the issue! It is essential to point out that Republicans and anti-choice advocates persistently refuse to acknowledge the simple concept that explains exactly how Planned ParenthoodRead More →

*Yellow journalism  — journalism  that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news while instead using eye-catching headlines for increased sales. We have all seen Trump’s recent tweeting contending that Hillary was the true culprit of colluding with Russians to frame Trump.  Wonder where that is coming from?   Well I saw the following story this morning at Yahoo: Russian Collusion Investigation: It Was Hillary Clinton All Along Investor’s Business Daily 17 hours ago “Russia Investigation: It’s beginning to look as if claims of monstrous collusion between Russian officials and U.S. political operatives were true. But it wasn’t Donald Trump who was guilty of Russian collusion. ItRead More →

  A day that will live in infamy. It was “surf’s up” for every news outlet with an editorial board. Oh, let’s give it a name, shall we?  How about: — “The Fiasco in Finland” — “The Stinky in Helsinki.” — “The Treason Summit.” Morning-after parade of headlines from around the globe. —  Putin scores hole-in-one at The Collusion Open. —  Putin to Apprentice: “You’re Hired” —  Kyrie eleison. Miserere nobis Since I can’t be everywhere at once, I have to assume that some astute commentator* has pointed out by now, that Trump neither said anything, nor did anything in Helsinki, that he has notRead More →

…. and render all My stuff back to where it belongs!” – Jehovah This 72-foot “Statue of Liberation Through Christ” towers over a suburban Memphis intersection.  She out-glorifies even the World Outreach Dome behind her, a megachurch that opened in 2001. The statue itself was unveiled with much fanfare on July 4, 2006. [Special effects by L.D.]Read More →

George Carlin, who was born May 12, 1937, would have been 81 this year. He passed away at the age of 71 on this day, June 22, in 2008. In preceding weeks he revealed that he was developing a new piece of material called, “There’s Too Much Fucking Music,” and planning to start organizing his filed collection of ideas for his next book; while certain that “there’ll be another HBO show as these pieces on stage begin to take form.”   But mortality intervened to have its way with him much too soon for anybody’s liking. The global economic meltdown was little more than an ominousRead More →

The Seven German Words that capture an essence of this era of Trump Misadministration. Backpfeifengesicht: In German, this means “a face that deserves to be punched.” Weltschmerz: Translates literally to “world pain.”  The sickening exasperation one feels at the state of the world. Fernweh: The feeling of wanting to be anywhere but where you are at this moment . Kuddelmuddel: The chaos of a hopelessly messy, unstructured state of affairs. Kummerspeck: Literally, “grief bacon.”  A politically induced stress over-eating disorder. Fuchsteufelswild: A persistent state of unfiltered, primal rage. Fremdschaemen: Functionally similar to ‘schadenfreude’; a projection of shame on behalf of any member of the TrumpRead More →

5/18/2018 —  9:11 am. Special Bulletin to Liberal Media outlets;  (Confidential: sensitive information.  DO NOT SHARE) This photo, taken earlier today at an undisclosed mustering facility,  shows our elite corp of special teenage operatives as they were preparing for rapid deployment air transport to Santa Fe High School outside Houston, Texas.  These highly trained “crisis actors” take this time to review their special instructions packets uploaded to smart phones which contain essential situational intelligence and scripted responses they will need before dispersing at the crime scene to confront press cameras.   Among this exceptional group of young patriots are some veteran actors from previous massRead More →

A short while ago a news alert popped up on my computer informing me of the death of Tom Wolfe, the writer and essayist of whom I have only occasionally thought about in recent years, except to casually wonder; “Whatever became of Tom Wolfe?,”  yet never bothering to google his whereabouts — dead or alive. The moment I read that splashing news alert, I was beset by ripples of nostalgia for his early works in the sixties, when I discovered that cerebral gland within my skull that found his style of journalistic prose so appealing and entertaining.  But the oddest moment of recollection was whenRead More →