Tree of Liberty

As I write this, my neighbors are having a large oak tree cut down. Well, it’s probably an oak, but maybe it’s a maple, I don’t think it’s a walnut. Frankly, I haven’t really paid that much attention. Full Disclosure: I failed “Tree ID” in school. Regardless of the tree’s flavor, I quite liked it. … Continue reading Tree of Liberty

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Veggie Haters

John Stewart recently aired a Moment of Zen that stopped me in my tracks. Lindsey Graham (my favorite southern graham cracker) discussing ISIS. I believe he was trying to make a serious point, though the point was probably, as always, “Go, Republicans! Boo, Democrats!” Here’s the quote that got my attention: “[ISIS has] adopted a … Continue reading Veggie Haters

Cruzin’ into 2016

Isn’t Ted Cruz looking svelte these days? Has he lost some weight? Maybe he’s on the same diet as Chris Christie - the Presidential Diet. Eat only good healthy American foods (I’m sure we have a couple) and run from unpopular issues. I suppose everything doesn’t have to be about running for President, but who … Continue reading Cruzin’ into 2016

Republicrat – Democlican

In a previous post, I mentioned that if I weren’t a Democrat, I’d probably be a Libertarian. Americans really like dichotomies and these are really the two choices. One party believes in big government, the other believes in small government. I’ve never really been able to wrap my head around what the Republicans believe. They … Continue reading Republicrat – Democlican