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October 4th, 2017

Our Best Allies in the Gun Battle Ahead

When the first bullets ripped into the crowd in Las Vegas last Sunday night, country music superstar Jason Aldean and his band were wowing their fans with their stalwart brand of down and dirty country pop rock. When the initial confusion and disbelief gave way to abject terror Jason and ... Read More

October 3rd, 2017

An American Man With Few Peers

“Well I don’t know, but I’ve been told, You never slow down, you never grow old.” Tom Petty’s sudden departure has affected me profoundly. Maybe because he left me when I needed him most, with the world seemingly beginning to unravel. I don’t know. But I just didn’t love his ... Read More

October 3rd, 2017

Media Negative on Trump? Well, Yeah. He’s a Sociopath

Trump is right; his coverage in the media is 95% negative. My question is; WTF is with the other 5%. Covering Trump is like watching that NBC Dateline show, where the person next door was a psychopath all along. Of course, we all knew Trump was off. But this off? ... Read More

October 2nd, 2017

I Don’t Give a Shit About Your Handgun

Usually, I’m slightly amused when “gun rights” advocates parse words over the definition of an “assault rifle.” But not today. Dozens dead, hundreds injured, and you will again scream about your right to own a gun. So let me get this out there. I don’t give a shit about your ... Read More

October 2nd, 2017

It’s Time to Rewrite the 2nd Amendment

On the morning after the Las Vegas Massacre, by all counts the deadliest mass-shooting in modern American history, social media is abuzz with death counts, shock, grief, thoughts, prayers, and the bone-wearying gun debate. Those in favor of even the most moderate gun law reforms timidly make their case, and ... Read More

October 2nd, 2017

Trump Dedicates Golf Trophy to Hurricane Victims?

President Trump, who was not in Washington working on relief efforts, Russian hacking, Health Care, infrastructure or North Korea, dedicated a golf trophy to the victims in Puerto Rico while golfing in New jersey. They might have appreciated the effort, except that they don't have fucking electricity to see their ... Read More

September 30th, 2017

Rasmussen Finalist for Worst Person in the World

The Drudge Report frequently screams that Trump's polling is up. But the truth is, only one polling company ever cites such a thing, and it's Rasmussen. They find Trump's approval ratings 10-20% higher than the dozens of legitimate pollsters. Because they make it up. And now this; conservative pollster Scott Rasmussen ... Read More

September 29th, 2017

Darrell Hammond; What a Real Artist Looks Like

The Washington Post published an extensive piece today on SNL veteran Darrell Hammond, a friend of mine whom I met back in 80s. Normally, I would hesitate to call him a friend, in that we were on the road together 30 years ago when no one knew our names, and ... Read More

September 28th, 2017

Hugh Hefner Was a First Class Creep

As we look back on the life of Hugh Hefner, I hear revisionist rumblings of how he was a “crusader” for the sexual revolution. Really? Sex doesn’t need a crusader. In case you haven’t noticed, there’s almost seven billion people in the world. Sex is doing just fine. Hugh Hefner ... Read More

September 28th, 2017

Trump Says NFL (White) Owners Are Afraid of (Black) Players

Trump's racist undertones are not so subtle these days, but never more then when he says that owners are "afraid" of the players. Think about that. White billionaires are afraid of mostly African-American players. Actually, the owners should be afraid of failing ratings, CTE, and having an ally like the ... Read More

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