Shut Down the Government!

ted cruz - shut down the governmentAre you ready for another government shutdown? Why not? Right? Shouldn’t we just do this every year? You know, like we do the State of the Union Address?

Oh yes, that’s right.

Really, I don’t mind doing the dance, I just wish they would change the freaking tune every now and again.

Let’s just ‘Shut Down the Government!’

Dispelling Notions

dispelling_notionsThere are several notions to dispel after this latest Republican disaster. We HAVE to do this, because many people have learned the wrong lesson about how our democracy works. You don’t “find leverage,” or else you’ll destroy the economy.

This is a wrong notion. This notion is not true because an extortionist like Ted Cruz says so. We shall take this notion and other notions—notions that can cost billions and even trillions to fix once they are acted upon—and we shall not only dispel these notions, we shall completely and utterly dispel them. We’ll spend the entire show ‘Dispelling Notions’

The Tea Party Experi(ence)ment

The Tea Party Experi(ence)ment (via LA Progressive)

For quite awhile now it seems we’ve gotten hit with what I would phrase as the Tea Party experiment-experience.  You see, I’m a student of public administration and a combat veteran of the Iraq War.  I know all too well that trying to turn a ship…

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Teabagger Coup d’état

Teabagger Coup d'étatI’ve taken a lot of crap from a lot of people about referring to Conservatives as “fascists.” People tell me “you’re going too far” and “how dare you question Republican patriotism by calling names.”

Sometimes I’ve been second-guessing myself. I’ve also been paying so much attention to those people that I haven’t been listening to myself either. That’s pretty bad when you don’t listen to yourself and you turn out to be absolutely right.
‘Teabagger Coup d’état’

They, The People (PODCAST)

They_The_PeopleIf John Boehner follows Ted Cruz’s orders and defaults the country, the entire world will hold the diminished United States of America responsible for this deliberate outrage.

As everyone on the planet is shoved, by us, into further economic distress, we will be able to tell the world that we HAD to cause all of this because Americans were being threatened with healthcare. We had no choice but to protect…
‘They, The People’