December 20, 2011

OCCUPIERS-R-US CONTINUE ALONG THEIR DISRUPTIVE ANARCHIC TRACK (….while screwing up the lives of working stiffs trying to earn a living) The Occupiers-R-Us continue along their disruptive anarchic track….while screwing up the lives of working stiffs trying to earn a living.

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KEEPING IT SAFE FOR….E.T. (….but…. I still wonder if he ever made it back there) Astronomers and other related sky watchers are all a-flutter these days by the discovery of a distant 3rd rock from another sun, just like our

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IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER…. (….everything will be all right….) Merle Haggard’s old song by this title seems appropriate right now, because our country isn’t in the best of shape, economically, politically, and otherwise. It’s as if, after a

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BRINGING RUSSIA INTO THE EUROPEAN FOLD (….to finally bury Cold War residues) One would have thought that our European friends, and we Americans, would have realized that after the collapse of the Soviet Union, followed by several decades of internal

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THE GENESIS OF OUR DIETARY SINNING (….and how we can blame God for our resulting obesity epidemic for that). After the Creation, God decided there needed to be something to colorize all those bare rocky forms of this world of

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ONE THOUSAND AND ONE ….EXPECTATIONS (….with few showing any signs of becoming reality) Here we are, as the year’s end approaches, with one thousand and one expectations, with few showing any signs of becoming reality. Everything is in turmoil from

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THE SYRIAC DISEASE IS STILL RUNNING ITS COURSE (….but the good news is it’s probably….terminal) The Syriac Disease is still running its course, raging away in its most virulent form. But the good news is it’s probably….terminal. The bad news,

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PAKISTAN – AN INCONSTANT MOON (….in a dysfunctional alliance) American and Pakistani relations since the start of the Afghan War have been “scratchy” at best. Now, they’re as mutually uncomfortable as a jointly shared dose of poison ivy. From the

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JIBBER-JABBER FROM EIGHT DWARFS (….most of whom should be named Dopey) The G.O.P. continues with its mindless “debates” between its proposed string of presidential hopefuls for the coming elections in 2012. Scandals aside, their lineup isn’t offering the voters much

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