HBO Documentary Exposes Scientology

April 1, 2015 5:19 PM0 comments

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s blockbuster that tore into the consciousness of the world with its first airing on HBO Sunday night, “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” lifts a big stone and shines a bright light onto a chaotic teeming universe of slimy, crawly and yucky things. But […]

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Indiana: A Funeral for the Anti-Gay Movement

March 31, 2015 5:56 PM4 comments

It was supposed to be a week of triumph for Indiana. Instead it ended in catastrophe. While the eyes of the world were on Indianapolis for the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament, Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed an odious law that arguably gives religious business owners the right to turn […]

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Netanyahu Tips U.S. Public Opinion Shift

March 25, 2015 6:27 PM2 comments

Oh, those pesky “unintended consequences!” A really big one accompanied the recent controversial address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, organized behind the back of President Barack Obama. What has come to pass as a result of that ham-handed move is a […]

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Ted Cruz’ White House Squirrel Strategy: Harvest the Nuts

March 24, 2015 3:07 PM6 comments

In front of a captive audience of trapped college students in Lynchburg, bombastic Texas Senator, Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, announced he was running for President of the United States. Although, judging by his divisive, narrow-minded remarks, it sounded more like he was running for president of Liberty University. The interesting […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: The Mother of All Black Swans

March 18, 2015 11:05 PM26 comments

Even Saudi Arabia’s oil minister is starting to talk about the advent of a “black swan.” These are defined as completely unexpected developments which cause lots of unexpected change. I believe we are going to be seeing a major black swan event in the not too distant future. It should […]

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Boycott Dolce & Gabana

10:59 PM0 comments

Stupidity never goes out of fashion. This much was confirmed after Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, a gay Italian couple that designs overpriced clothes, viciously smeared gay families. The traitors’ words were identical to ugly attacks used by anti-gay activists. In an interview with Italian magazine Panorama, Dolce and Gabbana […]

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The NFL’s Borland Rejects Football

6:58 PM0 comments

Far, far more significant than this week’s resignation of 33-year-old Rep. Aaron Schock, a Republican freshman egotist from the U.S. Congress, is the resignation of Chris Borland, an even younger 24-year-old National Football League player. Both are described as the youngest ever to resign from their respective professions. The two […]

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Are 47 GOP Senators ‘Traitors?’

March 11, 2015 6:53 PM42 comments

The appalling development of the week: Did you see that 47 Republican Senators were filmed riding a bus in Oklahoma singing outrageously racist lines? Oh, wait! Well, you can understand why I might mix those two events up. They bore a lot of similarity to my mind. As for the […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: An Update

March 10, 2015 4:52 PM0 comments

A lot has happened to the global oil industry in recent months. First it is important to understand that the concept of “peak oil,” the time when global oil production starts to decline, is alive and well despite the current, and very temporary oil glut. Conventional oil, the kind that […]

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Forward vs. Backward America

1:53 PM3 comments

It is ironic that those who often pose as patriots and extol themselves as “real” or “traditional” Americans are the most likely to be a drag on our nation. There really are two America’s, forward and backward, and the Republican Party and its apparatchiks have a monopoly on the latter. […]

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