‘Trump Bullies Like An 8th Grade Girl’

September 16, 2015 3:54 PM2 comments

Yet another brilliant column by the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank yesterday, “Standing Up to Election Bullying,” applies the lessons of an anti-bullying website, StopBullying.gov, run by the Department of Health and Human Services, to Donald Trump. Proposing to substitute the name of Trump to all the site’s references to perpetrators […]

Read more ›

The War Criminal Cheney Kraken

September 9, 2015 4:43 PM0 comments

This week on the perpetual “news,” Donald Trump was trumped by the original Darth Vader, war criminal Dick Cheney, who delivers his lies with a certain gravelly timbre that can terrify the faint of heart. Cheney, let us be clear, is responsible for the refugee crisis now sweeping Europe. He’s […]

Read more ›

The Cynical Redefining of Religious Liberty

September 8, 2015 1:03 PM0 comments

Rowan County clerk Kim Davis is in the pokey – exactly where she belongs. Citing “God’s Law” she arrogantly thought she could abrogate Caesar’s law by refusing to marry gay couples. While right wing activists are foolishly trying to portray her as a modern day Martin Luther King Jr., she […]

Read more ›

Humanity’s ‘Quest For Meaning,’ Part 1

September 2, 2015 4:36 PM0 comments

One value of a print newspaper, compared to online, is that as you leaf through the pages and skim headlines, you expose yourself to new things beyond your previous range of interests. So, when watching an all-news TV channel you think you’ve just about had your limit of Donald Trump […]

Read more ›

Anti-Gay Kentucky Marriage Clerk a Charlatan Shyster

3:08 PM6 comments

In the same way that the rise of Donald Trump is the logical conclusion of a Republican Party that has lost its way, it is only natural that the most notable faces on the Religious Right in 2015 are Josh Duggar and Kim Davis. Duggar, one of the children on […]

Read more ›

Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Women Still Disenfranchised in Workplace

August 27, 2015 8:47 AM0 comments

Today, 95 years after women were finally given equal access to vote, we continue to disenfranchise women in the workplace, undermining their ability to succeed and handicapping the economy. There is no more common sense issue than the fight for women’s economic empowerment. I am proud to announce that I […]

Read more ›

The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Gets a U.S. Patent

8:13 AM11 comments

Sometimes our government moves very slowly. In the case of granting a patent to cold fusion technology, which just might replace fossil fuels, it took 26 years. The odyssey that started with a press conference at the University of Utah back in 1989 and has bumped along below the world’s […]

Read more ›

The Trump Monster From the GOP’s Id

August 26, 2015 4:25 PM0 comments

Who remembers the 1956 science fiction classic, Academy Award-nominated film, “Forbidden Planet,” featuring the likes of Walter Pidgeon and Robby the Robot? To the sci-fi aficionado, it was in a league of its own and according to Gene Roddenberry an inspiration for the “Star Trek” franchise. Do you remember the […]

Read more ›

Peggy Hubbard’s Viral Video Rant on Race

12:04 PM0 comments

The death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, while she sat in bed doing her homework prompted a spontaneous online video rant by Peggy Hubbard. In her viral video, she slammed the Black Lives Matter movement for what she said was defending thugs and […]

Read more ›

The Peak Oil Crisis: A $4 Trillion Hole

August 19, 2015 5:37 PM6 comments

Last week reporters at the Wall Street Journal sat down and did some arithmetic. They looked at how much oil was selling for in the spring of 2014 (over $100 a barrel); looked at what it is selling for today (under $50); and concluded that if prices stay low for […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+