Mafia Schmafia

That’s a tough choice. News reports indicate that Ted Cruz has accused Donald Trump of having ties to the mafia. Huh. It’s entirely believable that a man who’s fortune depends on real estate in New York and Atlantic City, New Jersey, would have tied to the mafia. But it’s also entirely believable that Ted Cruz…

Did you Hear the One about Christ Christie?

Now, THAT’S funny. Meg Whitman, who had served as national finance co-chair for Governor Chris Christie’s now defunct presidential campaign, has issued a statement condemning Christie’s endorsement of Donald Trump, calling it an “astonishing display of political opportunism.” Snort. I’m shocked, SHOCKED that a Republican elected official would engage in political opportunism. This is the…

“Conservatives” v. Reality

Perhaps no single issue better illustrates the mindless stupidity of the modern Republican Party than its zeal to extirpate Planned Parenthood. “Conservatives,” especially the “pro-life” variety, hate Planned Parenthood because they perform abortions. This illustrates the inability of “conservatives” to think coherently. Even though Planned Parenthood performs abortions at some of its locations, it has…

A Time for Choosing

Such an interesting presidential campaign season. Both major Parties started out with candidates who looked like the most probable nominees. Both of these presumptive nominees had a lot of experience in government, both of them were related to former Presidents, both apparently had access to formidable networks for political organizing and the all important fundraising.…