Archive : Politics


We use some words and phrases so commonly that we don’t even seem to realize the wedges they drive between […]

Ernst’s Nostalgia Trip Shows us Why She was the Wrong Choice

In giving the GOP response to the State of the Union, freshman Senator from Iowa Joni Ernst gave a small speech […]

Looking Back at the 2014 Elections

OK folks, its been a week. I think I can marshal my thoughts now to explain why last Tuesday was […]

We’re living in Hong Kong

Update: Local paper ran this (edited badly) as a guest column. Americans are in the same situation as the […]

No Gov. Moustache (Branstad), we can’t wait.

So, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is being accused of some pretty serious stuff. And yet, he thinks that should wait […]

Minor Migration: Ignoring the Important Part

Why is everyone ignoring the most important part of this minor migration “crisis”? Some idiots want increased border security. Other […]

We need to start demanding better.

I go to work everyday. I listen to the news on the radio. I get angry. Don’t you? Why not? […]

Holy crap!

Haven’t posted in FOREVER. What’s up with that. I’ll come up with something… Oh, here we go. Only in government […]

Hate Speech

So a bunch of jackasses in Colorado don’t understand what our country is about. Long story short, a student […]

This damn election

So, I’ve mostly avoided politics recently since I find it leaves me feeling vaguely dirty after an encounter. I did […]