Latest musings, analyses, and general madness

Making Amends

Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, from the U.S. state of Little Somalia (the former People’s Republic of Minnesota), has officially apologized to American Jewish groups for her many statements which might have given the (correct) impression that she harbors anti-Jewish paranoia and blames Israel for every world problem and essentially wants all Jews removed from politics and decent society. Always nice to see peace...

American Weakness

I read a little post at the anti-Trump news site Newsblender, regarding Russia’s recent hardline position with Japan over some disputed islands, and Putin’s implied warning to Japan to sever its strategic alliance with the U.S. One reader’s comment on that post observed, “Russia sees a weak American leader. They will take each and every opportunity to flex their muscles.” You could literally...

The Last Day

Even the most beautiful experiences must finally come to an end. Thus it is that after a luxurious, put-your-feet-up sojourn at Camp Xanadu, I am at last facing the prospect of returning to the humdrum reality of everyday life. One of the most disappointing aspects of such endings is that one is rarely able to extend the ease and enjoyment all the way...

The New Litmus Test for Political Decency

Donald Trump enthusiastically praised Rush Limbaugh’s weekend performance licking Trump’s boots in an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News. A day earlier, he praised Kim Jong Un again, boasting about how much he and the sex-slave-owning commie murderer like each other. Maybe Trump just has a thing for fat, self-important liars who know how to flatter his ego for personal advantage, but...

Told You So

The Democratic Party desires amnesty for illegal immigrants, leading to citizenship, because they wish to unbalance the southern states in favor of socialist-raised, low-education drones who can be herded into buses to vote for government handouts, i.e., socialism. The Republican Party, owned by the Chamber of Commerce, desires amnesty because they want cheap, low-skilled labor, and regard electoral demographics as beneath them. In...

As I Lay Living, Epilogue: Memories of Walking

I am back to where I started, trying to think and write in the midst of the cackling hollowness of the young and mindless — this time a gaggle of twenty-somethings shouting and laughing uproariously about the same nothingness with which teenagers had surrounded me two weeks before. Again I exhaust every resource of the mind in a life or death struggle against...

Trump vs. Trump (Updated with Trump’s announcement that there is NO EMERGENCY)

Patterico has this very amusing screen shot at his website, dating from 2014: Trump is everything Washington is and has long been, only dumber. He is a parody of the democratic political disease of tribal hypocrisy, and what we might call the morality of convenience. Oh, I know, all the best conservative pundits are out there hammering home the point that there is...

Trump’s Emergency Magic

So now that Donald J. Trump, Moron, has negotiated himself right into no choice but accepting the worst border deal offered over the past three months, he is attempting to save face and assuage the momentary disappointment of his idolaters by declaring a national emergency, thereby gaining access to authority and money that the President really shouldn’t have the ability to commandeer under...

Winning!

Donald Trump and his owner, Mitch McConnell, spent two years of Republican control of the White House and Congress doing exactly nothing to advance Trump’s “signature campaign promise” (most hypnotizing cult mantra), “The Wall.” Then, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, Trump rejected a deal that would provide less border funding than he allegedly wanted, which in turn was far...

La Dolce Vita

Well, I’m well into my third week here at the spa, and, well, all’s well.  Hope you enjoy these few pictures from Camp Xanadu, taken, I confess, with my third camera, the Samsung flip phone with the shattered lens. Wish you were here — especially if you are someone I hate.