Category Archives: 2016 Race for the Presidency

Misogyny has No Party

All this Hillary-versus-Joe talk got me thinking: Misogyny knows no American political party — that is, the Tweedledee and Tweedledum parties within the American two-party system both have strands of misogyny, or what I call neotribalism. The Biden-promoting or Joe-talking … Continue reading

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THE HONORABLES – KEVIN MCCARTHY & RENEE ELLMERS -AN AFFAIR TO FORGET

  My sister is alert, smart, and definitely curious, and she’s been a resident of what is now Kevin’s McCarthy’s 23rd district since she could vote. So why does she and everyone inside the Beltway know what the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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DID RENEE ELLMERS COST KEVIN MCCARTHY HIS JOB (SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE), & IF SO WILL SHE BE THROWN OUT OF CONGRESS?

Why didn’t Kevin get the big seat in the House of Representatives — Speaker of the House? What was the tipping point for the GOP? (The Speaker of the House wins by majority and sits behind the President of the … Continue reading

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Boo Hoo for Bakersfield as Boehner Strikes Back at Native Bakersfield Son, Who Does Understand How Congress is Run

Wanna-Be-Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy stepped out of the race today, due to his inability to be silent or to muffle his partisan goals. Bet former Speaker of the House John Boehner is not too sad that his former … Continue reading

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TEA PARTY KEVIN McCARTHY, A COLONIAL SPANISH TEJON RANCHER GRANDSON?

What do Tejon Ranch, missionaries, and the Spanish colonial empire have to do with Tea Party Speaker of the House wannabe Kevin McCarthy?One of my uncles plays golf with Buddy’s dad. To be precise, that is the Honorable House Majority … Continue reading

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TRUMP, LESS TRU, MORE RUMP

What happened to Larry?  Lawrence Lessig, I mean?  I guess he wasn’t “Trump” (as in “rump”) worthy.  Just think about it.  What did Trump do for us? A lot. It’s a lot more than having the perfect letters for Scrabble. … Continue reading

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NO JOE: HILLARY STILL ONLY VIABLE DEMOCRAT

Go ahead, disparage away. You can flip the “drip, drip, drip” for her . . . Hillary Clinton and her tenacity are not going away. Nor should she, since HC remains the only viable Democratic candidate. So no, Joe, Hillary … Continue reading

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Obama and Marc Maron, WTF???

Listen hard.  There is more than one controversial word in this interview with one of my favorite comedians (they’re all political, so no point in pointing that out).  And it’s not just what the NYT published this morning about Obama using … Continue reading

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Towards Truly Representational Democracy

by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien* (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review)  You can sure see the professor in President Barack Obama. Whatever will the GOP say now that Obama has momentarily dropped his penchant for … Continue reading

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Do American Men (between the ages of 18 and 39) Need Rights?

Re-published from March 2015 because the Weasel Zippers zipped/sniped this one, and it was one in which one from their side (a.k.a. Frederic Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor of the National Review contributed his Yin to my Yang).  So this is … Continue reading

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