This is the definition of insanity


Sarah Palin posted the following status on her Facebook page at 5:45pm on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014, April Fools day.  Though the post indicates that is has been edited it's still a little word-salady, so you may want to skim it and move on:

My Own Final Four Bracket For America’s Future

Holy Moly! Are you kidding? You’d think one who is representing the mighty Badgers, who made it to the Final Four based on sacrificial work ethic and discipline that obviously pays off in the end, he who represents the great state of Wisconsin that hosts this underdog celebrated college basketball team, would understand that future success depends on hard work and sacrifices. The latest Ryan (R, Wisconsin) Budget is not an April Fool’s joke. 



In the final moments of the NFC championship game on Sunday, January 19, 2014, Seattle Sehawks Cornerback, Richard Sherman, made an outstanding defensive play, ending the 49ers final drive and sealing victory for the Sehawks. In a post game interview with Erin Andrews, Sherman chose to give a testosterone induced, all about me, 15 second rant about being the best cornerback in the league. 

Black Santa


For the last 22 years, Interstate Worldwide Relocation Services, in association with the US Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program, has passed out toys in the Barry Farms housing projects in South East Washington DC.  Though the owners of Interstate Worldwide Relocation Service are white, the Santa Clause they choose to use for their Toy Drive is black, as were many of the department store Santa Clauses upon whose knees I sat during my formative years growing up in the greater Washington area, and until this year, nobody seemed to have a problem with that. 

Obama Lied

  • God is love
  • Love is blind
  • Stevie Wonder must therefore, be God.

The above statements illustrate the danger of stringing together otherwise random facts, in order to draw a seemingly factual conclusion.  It takes the same type of disfunctional syllogism to arrive a the now popular assesment being recently forwarded about the Affordable Care Act

  • “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it…”
  • Insurance companies cancelled healthcare policies.
  • Obama lied.

First and foremost, no he didn’t.

The Failure of the 4th Estate


As, at the writing of this article, we are in the 15th day of a government shutdown, if you tune into your favorite news source, depending on your political persuasion, your opinions will be reinforced as the news deejays tell you why the other side is at blame; Ed Schultz will tell you it's the Republicans, Hannity will tell you its the Democrats, Rush Limbaugh will tell you it's Obama because blah blah blah, slur slur slur slur, hate speech hate speech hate speech (translation: He's Black).

I take however, a different approach.  We have come to this impasse, because the free press has surrendered its freedom.