Wednesday, January 20, 2010


Satire: the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc.

Real-life circumstances often align themselves to provide great jokes. If you want to rib the republicans, Dick Cheney shooting his friend while hunting comes to mind...the possibilities are endless.

I have run across two items recently through various media outlets.

After the liberal Massachusetts voted Scott Brown to the US Senate, Strategists and pundits are claiming that the Democrat party is on crutches.

...then we are presented with a visual...

Friday, January 15, 2010

Looking Ahead

Yes, this may be a random thought, but it will provide a foundation for future discussions.

I've been thinking about ways to predict the future. There are many claims about what we will deal with in the future; specifically regarding the environment, politics, and economics.

There is one method that will allow us to predict the future with some accuracy.

Step 1) Understand what happened in the past
Step 2) Understand where we are now

Following these two steps, we can see the trends for ourselves and determine the outcome.

Predicting the future does not require a PhD, winning an election, or being certified. It only requires a little honest effort combined with some common sense.

Monday, January 11, 2010


Question of the month:

Would you rather be the recipient of "social justice" or "equal justice"?

Some of this might hinge on how you define Justice, but to me the answer is clear. We can't go wrong if everyone is treated equally, yet the progressive left in this country is more concerned about upholding their version of justice; taking from those who disagree and giving to those who do.

Think about it.