Archive for September, 2013

Ted Cruz, The Debt Ceiling, Guns and Mental Health

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(Note: Theme has been changed temporarily upon finding a bug in the theme we normally use. My apologies for any inconvenience. – Mugsy)   “There’s something WRONG with these people.” I’ve said it. I know YOU’VE said it. Our country is being held hostage by people with a tenuous grip on reality. Paranoid delusionals that believe […]

 
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September 23, 2013
Posted in: Crime, Economy, Guns & Violence, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

The Syria Compromise Was No Accident

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Last week, Secretary Kerry was asked by a London reporter if there was anything Assad’s government could do to avoid a military strike, he nonchalantly replied, “Sure, he could turn over every single bit of his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week.” And while the response was perceived by most as a passing off-the-cuff […]

 
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September 16, 2013
Posted in: fake scandals, Middle East, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, War

What Happens in Syria on Day Two?

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It’s the one question, yet arguably the most important, that few people seem to be asking: “What happens on Day Two following a U.S. bombing of Syria?” As I noted last week, the desire to “do something” to stop Assad is visceral. The mere thought of anyone using chemical weapons is SO abhorrent to us that […]

 
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September 9, 2013
Posted in: Infrastructure, Middle East, Predictions, War

If You Want to Help the Syrian People, Help the Syrian People.

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“So let me get this straight”, the boy asked his teacher. “Because Syria bombed Syria, we’re going to bomb Syria for bombing Syria?” It seems almost surreal, yet that is the question. And I must admit that my initial reaction to the news that Syria used chemical weapons on “1,500 of its own citizens… including “at […]

 
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September 3, 2013
Posted in: Middle East, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War