The Old Deal

[This essay, about Obama’s past, is the first essay I’ve published about the president today. The second essay is about Obama’s future, and you can read it on Pushing Rope.] In January 2009, at the beginning of the Obama Administration, I thought everyone knew the deal. The Republicans’...

Harry Reid is Giving Me An Ice Cream Headache (Redux).

Worst Senate Majority Leader Ever is apparently also the Worst Debater Ever: Why Harry Reid agreed to have a debate with Sharron Angle is a bit of a mystery to me. If your campaign is based on portraying your opponent as loony, then why give that opponent a chance to look reasonable? Lyndon Johnson never...

And Another Thing… (Craven DINO Cowards Edition)

Once again re: Ground Zero Mosque 9/11 Mosque Cordoba House Park51 Cultural Center, DINO Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid can pucker up and smooch my hairy black ass: The First Amendment protects freedom of religion. Senator Reid respects that but thinks that the mosque should be built some place else....

Keystone Kaos: Introduction

Quick disclaimer: I’ m not American. Techically I’m North American, born and currently residing in the sector commonly referred to as Soviet Canuckistan. But, thanks to the tubular miracle that is the Information Superhighway (huzzah!), it is now possible for a lowly Canadian boy, stuck in the...