Category Archives: Political rants

Rants about the stupidity of the politicians

the donald and the BSA

Greetings and Salutations; I have said before that it appears there is no depths to which this world will sink and America will run towards in its march to relevance in the world.   This last Monday,  we had another … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Fifteen: Who are the Monsters?

Greetings and Salutations;     This post, from Michael Adam Latz,  showed up on my FaceBook feed this morning.   It is so full of truth and foreboding  that I decided to post it here,  so,  with luck,  many more … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Fourteen – Revisiting Health Insurance. A “Better” Plan?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  back in January,  I wrote a blog entry about the Paul Ryan plan to replace the ACA.  That plan was,  frankly,  bat-shit crazy,  in that it was essentially taking us back to the abusive days that ended … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Thirteen – The Republican Party

Greetings and Salutations; This article “Let’s just say it: The Republicans are the problem.”  came across my desktop today. It was so relevant to the insanity in the Political World today that I thought I would send it out into … Continue reading

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The Insanity Continues – What About Immigration?

Greetings and Salutations; Everywhere I turn there are interesting topics to explore!   There is not a dearth of topics,  there is a tsunami of interesting issues to explore!   It has been a while since I touched on the … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Day – A Memorial and Contemplation

Greetings and Salutations; Today,  January 27th,  is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.   Today,  we should spend a moment to cast our minds back to the atrocities that the Third Reich inflicted on  a huge collection of people, focusing on the … Continue reading

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The Storm Is Not Coming…IT IS HERE!

Greetings and Salutations;   We are approaching the end of the first full week of the president-elect’s administration.   Perhaps to the surprise of some,  he is doing exactly what he said he was going to do in the inflamed … Continue reading

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A Time To Pause; A Time to Assess: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Greetings and Salutations; Today is January 16,  2017,   a day that commemorates the life and actions of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.  As he was a man of Peace,  and contemplation,  I thought it right to take a moment, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Nine – About those Voters…

Greetings and Salutations; The fallout from the Election continues,  as the day the donald will be sworn into Office approaches.   Last night,  President Obama gave a really great,  farewell speech, in Chicago.  A recording of it is available,  and … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Ashes, Part 2-A, Instead of the Electoral College, what?

Greetings and Salutations; I have offered some  opinions about the Electoral College, how it is supposed to work, and how it actually worked in the 2016 Election back at this Post.  However,  there is still more to be said, in … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Eight….OH! My! GOD!

Greetings and Salutations; This is a painfully long post,  but it is important to me to have it here.   I found a direct transcript of the Interview that the donald did with the New York Times.   It is, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Seven – What ABOUT Health Insurance?

Greetings and Salutations;   Sigh…There is so much going on in the world that it is an unending resource for those of us that comment on society,  and the current tidal change in our Political world. Just for a minute, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Six. – the donald VS The World – Summed Up In One Exchange.

Greetings and Salutations; The Golden Globe Awards were held last night.   I did not watch them in whole,  as I am not a great fan of awards shows.  There are many reasons for this,  which perhaps I will examine … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Five

Greetings and Salutations; Well, just a quick update on the progress of the political train wreck that the 2016 Presidential Election turned into. The last chance of deflecting the disaster came and went a few days ago, when the House … Continue reading

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You Keep Saying That Word “Change”

     Greetings and Salutations; Well,  it is finally the last day of 2016….New Year’s Eve.    I have to say that this year is one that I am just as glad to see the end of.    Sadly,   … Continue reading

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What to do now?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  the deed is done.  The Electoral College has proved that it has abandoned all of the responsibilities that Hamilton placed on it,  and become a useless rubber stamp for the Establishment.   Because of this,  Caesar … Continue reading

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Hamilton Weeps…

Greetings and Salutations; Today,  the Electoral College met, and, to the disappointment of many and surprise of few,  proved it was not what Hamilton had intended for it to be,  but,  rather,  was a rubber stamp in the process of … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Three – Coup in North Carolina

Greetings and Salutations; It is a busy time here at the end of a long,  ugly year.    There are too many instances of insanity in the Political World that are motivating me to post a comment.   So…This one … Continue reading

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A Ghost From The Past

Greetings and Salutations;      First off,   this blog entry is likely to be updated.  Civil Discourse is welcome,  but it is my forum, so if you post rants that descend to attacks,  or spurious claims,  you are likely … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

Greetings and Salutations; It is now the second day since the election,  and,  while my mind is in a very dark place still,  I am sane enough to consider some questions and thoughts about the next four years.     … Continue reading

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