Tag Archives: George W. Bush

A Tale of Two May Days

May 1st has several events associated with it. Great Britain is formed (1328), Pluto (considered the ninth planet at the time) is officially named (1930), Empire State Building is dedicated (1931), Hitler is confirmed dead (1945), North Korea is established … Continue reading

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Bad Boys

If I see one more piece about Charlie Sheen, I think I’ll scream. What is this ongoing American fascination with Bad Boys? Women love and desire these juvenile, self-absorbed jerks. Men envy them. It’s crazy. During the 2000 election, Maureen … Continue reading

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2012 is On!

Mitch McConnell didn’t waste any time after the election. He pretty much told President Obama to take his olive branch and shove it. My one remaining purpose in political life is now to dismantle the Republican party Once and for … Continue reading

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REAL IDiotic Act

My wife and I took a pleasure trip this weekend to El Lay (or, as Ray Milland famously called it in Panic in Year Zero! , “Loss Ang-lees”). I was doing a benefit for a charity that, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Buck Up!

(From FOX NEWS) President Obama and Vice President Biden both used unusually tough language this week to describe their own supporters. In an interview with Rolling Stone released Tuesday, Obama accused many of being apathetic, self-defeating pessimists. “It is inexcusable … Continue reading

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The No Fear Zone

  On issues from taxation to social policy, from the environment to national security, from human rights to public safety, it seems all too easy to convince Americans to support causes contrary to their own interests. The common motivating factor … Continue reading

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She Blinded Me With Science!

Once upon a time, I was a working scientist. I made discoveries; I published dozens of scientific papers; I managed a laboratory that was supported by Federal grant monies. I would approach elections with profoundly mixed emotions. For many years, the … Continue reading

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