This won’t take long, kids. And it won’t be all that funny, either. Last night, as I was polishing a piece on an entirely different topic, the Drudge Report ran the headline. Then CNN began screaming that a Presidential address to the nation was expected for sometime after 10:30 EDT. Without seeming immodest, I knew it was coming. The President — any President — wouldn’t ask for a few moments of our time at that hour except under extremely unusual circumstances.
Last weekend, more than a billion Christians around the world observed the passing of Good Friday and Easter. Well… MOST Christians observed Good Friday and Easter. Rumor has it that some of us were observing the passing of a Good Hangover and/or an Easter discount at the golf course. (Well, that’s what I heard.)
Where are the humanitarians where Syria is concerned? The United States, France and Great Britain asked for and received permission from the U.N. to bomb cities loyal to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, ostensibly to stop the killing of rebels whose military action against the government was being decisively thwarted by Libya’s regular army. Apparently, it’s a humanitarian act to kill some to prevent the killing of others.
No one ever wrote it down; mostly because common decency dictates that it didn’t need to be written down. No matter what your objection to (insert name of political figure to whom you object here), their kids were always out of bounds.
There are a lot of issues making headlines these days as the corporate media and the global powers work to keep you distracted. So I want to caution you to remain vigilant.
Truth be told, there are worse choices for the White House; some of whom aren’t even Democrats. It’s not as if the guy has committed murder; as long as you don’t count the intellectual tenor of primetime television—which was on life support anyway. I just think there are some candidates who are a great deal less… cartoonish. So, someone please pull the plug on the Donald Trump experiment.
We live in a state of medical tyranny, where parents no longer have a say in their children’s care and where State legislators are considering laws that would make criminals out of people who practice natural and holistic medicine.
From time to time your kids “wander off the reservation.” They do things which you verbally deplore, but laugh about with your friends: “back when we did (whatever you just grounded your brat for), we didn’t get caught.”
Oops! I’m sure that’s the thinking of some of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s underlings to the CNBC story that United States core producer prices rose slightly faster than expected in March, “pointing to a broadening in the pipeline inflation pressures,” as CNBC framed it.
The recent annual convention of the California Federation of Teachers—a cell of the American Federation of Teachers—passed a resolution at their annual convention extolling the virtues of the cop-killer, Mumia Abu-Jamal. Jamal murdered Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner back in 1981 and has since become a hero to Democrat Party travelers from George “Owner” Soros to the second grade art teacher at Santa Monica Elementary. (Or whomever.)