Crooks in the Nook

Bernie Crook in the nookThe reason I belong to the Democratic Party is because our ideas are better. It’s because our values are better. Our history is better. And the reason we win is because our governance is better.

When we change all that, in favor of someone who has spent a lifetime on the opposite end of our values, we aren’t any better than the party that’s trying to shove fascism down our throats.

Hypocrisy is hypocrisy wherever the hell it comes from.

‘Crooks in the Nook’

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!’

The Death of ‘Death Spirals’

Long_Live_the_Death_of_Death_SpiralsAmerica is quite the interesting place. Through the years we have stood up to the British, twice, we had a great Civil War and good triumphed over evil, two world wars, a communist threat, a possible nuclear war—we have faced many trials as a nation.

But never have we Americans ever struggled against something so awful, an enemy so destructive and divisive, as healthcare access for people who do not have access to healthcare.

THAT is what has stymied Americans the most, for so many decades, and has caused greatest amount of suffering.

‘The Death of ‘Death Spirals”

Cruz’s Razor (PODCAST)

Cruzs_RazorTurns out that the exact opposite of everything Ted Cruz says is true. We have even learned that we can use this established line of reasoning as a foundation any time we have to deal with Ted Cruz.

It’s not unrelated to ‘Occam’s Razor,’ the line of reasoning that says the simplest answer is often correct. The simplest answer is that Ted Cruz lies more than the rug on Rand Paul’s head.

So let us employ Occam’s Razor to establish our new and proven line of reasoning, and let us call it ‘Cruz’s Razor’

Bombs Strapped To Their Chests (PODCAST)

Bombs_Strapped_To_Their_ChestsYou know that new house you just bought? Sign it over to me now or I’ll burn that house down. I really like your car. I know you bought it fair and square before I could get together the money to buy it first. Sign it over to me, or every night I’ll key the car and slice up your tires.

How do those sound for negotiation techniques? What kind of person handles anything that way? That’s right, a thug, a mob boss or…. yes, a terrorist. Terrorists with ‘Bombs Strapped To Their Chests’