Category Archives: politics

Pro-life? Or Anti-choice? What’s the Difference?


There are a lot of people out there who identify themselves as being “pro-life”. But are they really pro-life? My experience has been that the vast majority of them, especially the conservative christians (aka the American Taliban), seem to not … Continue reading

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How Low Can a PA Legislator Go?


About a week ago, I received a glossy oversized postcard from my state representative asking me to fill out a questionaire on legislative priorities. There are three questions to answer. Your first thought, I’m sure, is that this sounds like … Continue reading

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Today’s 4:20 break – John Oliver on the Paris Attack – video restored


Several people have reported that yesterday’s video was “removed” and that they were unable to view it. Yes, unfortunately, we live with censors of some stripe or another on every corner.  But we certainly don’t have to do it lying … Continue reading

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This week’s big news from Oklahoma


No shaman, no marriage!  Yup, you read that right.  No Shaman, no marriage! That’s the gist of what Okies are being asked to consider in light of the Supremes overturning the State’s same-sex marriage prohibitions. Live in Okieland and wanna’ get … Continue reading

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Clearing up the Veterans Day meme


I’d like to take a few moments to debunk a meme that’s working its way through the American press and the American psyche on this “most sacred” of days.  It’s this: “Thank a veteran for the gift of freedom.” I … Continue reading

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The LaPierre solution


By now everyone has probably either listened to or heard about Wayne LaPierre’s solution to gun violence in our country. It took him nearly 45 minutes to articulate the NRA’s answer to growing gun violence in America.  In the video … Continue reading

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dogmaticCure


I recently discovered a You-Tube channel that I think everyone will really enjoy and I’d like to share it with our readers. The You-Tube channel is the work of dogmaticCure.  From what I have been able to discern, the videos … Continue reading

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The Youngstown Vindicator – a Case Study in Shamlessness


It was a mere week ago that I opened a local newspaper (I want to be honest and wish to state that I would like to have used the word “my” instead of “a” but I know that doing so … Continue reading

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Kasich reaches new anti-democratic low


All political tyrants share a unique character trait in common: they immediately, and with great urgency, begin to block reality from affecting their agendas.  John Kasich, the new governor of Ohio, has clearly identified himself as a tyrant. As a … Continue reading

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Hello Christian Americans


There seems to be considerable concern developing in the United States over the last couple of years regarding the growing influence of “Sharia Law” in this country.   Of course, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that the concern may, in … Continue reading

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