By Art Hyland
THIS HEADLINE AND ITS LIST OF FACTS HAS BEEN MAKING THE ROUNDS ON THE INTERNET FOR AT LEAST TWO MONTHS. I CANNOT FIND ITS ORIGINAL SOURCE. IT HAS NOW BECOME A GENERIC UNDERSTANDING BY THE OCCUPY WALL STREET CROWD.
AND THEY’RE OKAY WITH IT.
Body count: In the last six months 500
Continue reading Should the U.S. pull out of Chicago?
By Matt Barber
Although it certainly wasn’t Oscar material, I still love the 1989 film “Erik the Viking,” starring, among others, Tim Robbins, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt and John Cleese. It’s a campy British comedy-fantasy about a band of misfit Vikings on a quest to reach Valhalla. In one scene, the motley mob
Continue reading Obama is Sinking America
By Larry Leonard
January 14, 2013, about 9:20 A.M, Pacific Time — It is the worst of times as I await the downpour from the storm clouds reaching from Salem, Oregon to Washington, D.C. The mouth of the Columbia River is here, and the current mouthpiece of the nation is over there in Foggy Bottom.
Continue reading A Dickens of a Tale
By Jim Welsh
The American people have spoken: America will continue to travel down the road to more government regulation and socialism and eventually will confront that point of choosing between serfdom or freedom. I think it will be serfdom, a serfdom dependant not on the lord of the manor but one dependent
Continue reading Truths, Falsehoods & Aftermaths
By Art Hyland
Sitting on a sofa on a Sunday afternoon Going to the candidates debate Laugh about it, shout about it When you’ve got to choose Ev’ry way you look at it, you lose
Hey, hey, hey, the song, Mrs. Robinson, is now FORTY-FIVE years old.
Continue reading Joltin’ Joe Should Leave and Go Away