Right now Obama is speaking at the Oso Fire Department a few miles from the horrific mudslide that happened one month ago. Throughout his speech, he has kept referring to… Ahso. Darrington, Arlington, and Ahso. Oso is the Spanish word for bear and I’ve never heard it pronounced any other way than Oh-soh. So I’d […]

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The Day We Fight Back

TODAY, FEBRUARY 11TH, 2014 ISĀ THE DAY WE FIGHT BACKĀ AGAINST MASS SURVEILLANCE Click on the image above to learn more. ************************************************************************************* Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost. -Jean Jacques Rousseau ************************************************************************************* (Update, 2/11/14: I just posted this comment on another site in response […]

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“I’ll Act On My Own”

“I’ll act on my own.” Those were the most memorable words in tonight’s State of the Union address, delivered as if we Americans had elected a monarch rather than a servant of the people. There were no big surprises in SOTU this evening. It was mostly rehash, retread, recycle– the usual worn ideas that feel […]

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Hey Egypt!

Today I was sickened to hear on the radio that Egyptians are blaming the U.S. for the violence and death in their country. Citizens of Egypt, hear me loud and clear: please do not confuse average Americans with the guy in the White House. I, for one, have always been against the United States giving […]

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Voting American

In a world rife with bigoted extremists who want to destroy us and our way of life, it is mind-boggling to think that Barack Obama could get voted back into office. I’ve followed politics since I was very young and never before have I seen an administration more shifty, more two-faced, or more inept on […]

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State of the Union

Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal nailed the general feeling of “huh?” I had about the State of the Union speech tonight: a speech about everything is generally a speech about nothing. It was like a huge, fluffy pastry that, once bitten into, was found to be hollow on the inside. I’m still hungry. […]

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