Category Archives: Political

That’s gangster

For too many long years, our nation’s youth have mistakenly looked up to either the Godfather or Scarface as the pinnacle of gangsterdom in the popular culture. But the one Don that boys and girls across the land should really … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. President

I know you’re a busy man and I don’t want to take up too much of your time. Truth be told, I’d prefer not to take up any of your time as it might mean I have somehow been cross … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a chance of (seared, fleshy) meatballs

“Where are the leaders of the land? Where are the swells who run this show?“ Enjolras (Les Miserables) I’ve had a nagging feeling this week that there is a topic that the American public should be better educated and informed … Continue reading

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Full court press

Because Americans love their sports analogies…the President came out like Rocky Balboa on Red Bull as he made a resounding comeback in the second debate, the latest poll shows Romney gaining ground as they go around the final turn at … Continue reading

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Your world delivered…

“Mr. telephone man, there’s something wrong with my line When I dial my baby’s number, I get a click every time” By New Edition This week the Supreme Court of the United States of America codified the warrantless, wiretapping of … Continue reading

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You want it to be one way

Security Guard: You think I dream of comin’ to work up in this shit on a Sunday mornin’. Tell all my friends what a good job I got. I’m workin’ to support a family man. Pretend I ain’t talking to … Continue reading

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Sorry seems to be the hardest word

The Jewish Voice for Peace published an open letter to Romney asking him to apologize to the Palestinian people for, shall we say, uninformed statements he made during his recent trip to Israel.  Apparently, Romney attributed “cultural differences” rather than … Continue reading

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