MLK’s Dream Revisited

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Today I read an interview with Morgan Freeman in which he accuses the Tea party of being racists. His exact quote was,"It is a racist thing." I used to think Freeman was a thoughtful intelligent man. I was wrong in that assumption. I guess that belief was merely an artifact of the characters that he plays on TV and in movies. Of course the idea that the Tea Party is racist is another one of those artificial creations of TV and the media so maybe I should not be surprised Read more [...]

The Evil 1% That Own Everything

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 The LA times today came out with an op/ed by Bruce Ackerman and Anne Alstott demanding that we not only implement Obama's "Buffet" tax that punishes (taxes) the top 1% of earners but that we go after all the wealth controlled by these people and redistribute it. Here is a quote of what these enlightened souls had to say. "The more serious inequality problem facing the United States involves overall wealth, not just income. While the top 1% of Americans earned 21% Read more [...]

Obama Pissing Off the World One Ally at a Time

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Obama has pissed me off yet again and this time I am not alone. Him or his administration (what's the damn difference) has directed the IRS to collect taxes from Canadian citizens. You see many Canadians are dual citizens of the US and Canada due to Canadian law, but the US only recognizes US citizenship. So Canadians that were born in the United States or gained Canadian citizenship later are considered US Citizens for life. Only if you go through a lengthy and costly Read more [...]

African American’s Need to Wake the Hell Up

  Friday, September 16, 2011 I'm not black, or African American. What I am is an American Mutt. That makes me uniquely American and proud of it but it also makes me just an average white guy (I just don't have enough minority genetic material to get special treatment). I and most other Americans whose relatives have been here more than a hundred years have become the great melting pot. I like the melting pot idea it makes Americans special. we are a mixed up melange of the entire planet .We Read more [...]