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Fog of Stupidity?

Stu•pid•i•ty*   noun       – an idea, act, or expression that shows a lack of good sense or judgment “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” ―Albert Einstein “Human beings always[?] do the most intelligent thing … after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none […]

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The Truth about Ruth?

(and doubting Thomas!) “Trudeau elbows MP” (Time 1:19 min.) Even when reasonable people watch the same video, opposing points of view emerge.1 Case in point is the Canadian House of Commons fracas of May 18, 2016. Here is how I see it: Several NDP MPs were game-playing in the aisle of the House. The Conservative

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Faux Rogue Repeat?

Several years ago, the US was courted by two faux rogues and in this most recent go-round (&-round &-round), it seems a third “rogue” has arisen—endorsed now by the second.1 So, in review, here is the “Rogue Repeat.” Rogue (as defined by some) is to BE everything “Washington, DC” is NOT; as in honest, true, chaste,

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Bawdy Politics ?

(OR, Alas! Alas! Wo is US!) In remembrance of the 120th year of the death of Joseph Ferdinand Keppler (1 February 1838 Vienna – 19 February 1894 New York) … an Austrian-born American cartoonist and caricaturist, who greatly influenced the growth of satirical cartooning in the United States;[*] and the 125th year of the publication

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National Finals

~A short, multiple-choice exam for Nations, their presidents, prime ministers, kings, rulers, magistrates, electees, appointees, dictators, usurpers, etc., AND their lawyers, advisers, employees, go-fers, and sycophants. Examinees have 7 options: A= YESB= NOC= MaybeD= I don’t rememberE= I take the American FifthF= I’d rather go-to-hell than tell (Caveat emptor: this may constitute a technical redundancy.)X=

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