Category: Casual Observations

The Stupid, It Burns

I’m no expert in how to get a tiger out of a stairwell, but I would have tried something different: “I got a call from a friend who asked me to help them get this tiger out of a staircase,”…

Why People Hate Congress

I understand what Senate Democrats are saying about Chuck Schumer, and why they are saying it. I just hope that they learn sometime just how much this makes supporters of the president hate them. I think that matters. Maybe it…

2000 Was a Disaster

I actually turned Sean Hannity’s radio show on in the car yesterday. It was the first time I’d listened to his radio show in, I’m guessing, about 15 years. There was a period before the 2000 election when I’d listen…

Is That An Armadillo in Your Pocket?

This is roughly what happened with Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina when he recently tried to criticize Donald Trump. An East Texas man was hospitalized early Thursday morning after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted back at…

We Need a Stupid Toxicology Report

This seems about right: Donald Trump “may be leading in the polls for the GOP presidential primary, but former Texas Governor Rick Perry knows how he can beat his rival candidate. Asked about Trump’s critique of his candidacy, Perry challenged…

Who Will Defend McCain’s Honor?

Of course these numbers will change. Maybe they will change in a way that doesn’t mortify 85% of the country and maybe they’ll just get worse. A new Monmouth poll in New Hampshire finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential…

A Night Out for Menendez and Obama

So, the group stage of the CONCACAF 2015 Gold Cup is over and the quarterfinal matchups are set. And, lo and behold, the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team is facing off at 5pm on Saturday against Cuba in Baltimore’s M&T Bank…

Support Our Diplomats

A good point: Frankly, if there were any justice, we would be seeing an outbreak of “Support Our Diplomats” bumper stickers. Americans rightly honor those who defend our security with military strength, and it’s time to accord the same to…