Harry Reid Leads Democrats to Self-Destruct


In 2013, Senate Democrats, led by (thankfully now retired) Harry Reid employed the so-called "Nuclear Option" to force President Obama's radical and extreme nominees through confirmation over the objections of Republicans. The change was so significant that Reid and his leadership team held a victory party with liberal activists afterward in a room just off … Continue reading Harry Reid Leads Democrats to Self-Destruct

The American Chronicles – Ep. 035 – Star Wars Talk with Leif and Steve


Leif Olson and Steve Kusner joined the show for a discussion on  Star Wars that touched briefly on the prequels (some useful and important bits, but largely negligible), the Expanded Universe (deleted by Disney, but containing much valuable information), the original trilogy (canon), and the most recently released films - Episode VII: The Force Awakens and … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 035 – Star Wars Talk with Leif and Steve

Conversation With Email Scammer


Like everyone else, I occasionally get scam emails, and while I normally consign them to the spam folder and delete them, on this particular occasion, I decided to engage my scammer. Below is the conversation in full. From: Dr Frank Kennedy <gian.horse@alice.it> To: Vlad Davidiuk Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:08 PM Subject: please acknowledge … Continue reading Conversation With Email Scammer

Houston Matters June 17, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Trebor Gordon, Dan Patrick Tweets, and Waterpark Shenanigans


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, Houston City Council Member Mike Knox dismissed a staffer who was criticized last month for raising concerns at the HCRP Executive Committee meeting about Syed Ali - a … Continue reading Houston Matters June 17, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Trebor Gordon, Dan Patrick Tweets, and Waterpark Shenanigans

The 2016 GOP Nomination Process – In Summary


It went exactly like this: In which the grassroots Conservatives are played by Indiana Jones, The Trumpkins and misguided / confused / complicit voters are played by Walter Donovan, The spirit of the Republican Party is played by the aged Crusading Knight, And the various spokeswomen deployed by Trump are played by Elsa Schneider. Click … Continue reading The 2016 GOP Nomination Process – In Summary

Houston Matters May 20, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Obama Vs. Faith, Oil Bust Looms, & Road Rage


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the U.S. Supreme Court punted on Zubik v. Burwell - a case involving 7 different challenges (including Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged v. Burwell (Tenth Circuit Court … Continue reading Houston Matters May 20, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Obama Vs. Faith, Oil Bust Looms, & Road Rage

Houston Matters April 22, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: The Houston Flood


Monica Richart, Lisa Falkenberg, and I joined guest host Maggie Martin to discuss the main topic of significance this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: This week, we discuss the devastating flooding that affected much of Houston. What did we observe, what did we learn, what did and didn’t go well, … Continue reading Houston Matters April 22, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: The Houston Flood

Houston Matters March 25, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Houston Airports & Spaceport, Waco Biker Indictments and New Reality Show


Monica Richart, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, This week our panel examines the constantly improving (hopefully?) state of Houston’s airports, and a soon-to-arrive spaceport at Ellington Field. Next, 48 more indictments of bikers … Continue reading Houston Matters March 25, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Houston Airports & Spaceport, Waco Biker Indictments and New Reality Show

Houston Matters February 26, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Exonerated, UH Faculty Fear-Mongers and a New Battle for The Alamo


Monica Richart, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals this week dismissed an abuse-of-power indictment against former Texas Governor Rick Perry, proving that this malicious, politically-driven prosecution by the Travis … Continue reading Houston Matters February 26, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Exonerated, UH Faculty Fear-Mongers and a New Battle for The Alamo

No More Deals


Fantastic ad from the Ted Cruz campaign. This ran just before the Iowa Caucus, and should be seen by all the voters in the rest of the country. Perfect take on the corrupt and unprincipled methods and character of Donald Trump, who would be the ultimate deal-maker, ready, willing and able to cut any deals to … Continue reading No More Deals

Donald vs. Megyn


Perfect take on the kerfuffle between Trump & Fox News from the inestimable Michael Ramirez: LEADING from behind the stage... http://www.investors.com/…/michael-r…/michael-ramirez-12716/ See more cartoons at: http://www.investors.com/editorial-cartoons/michael-ramirez/ On Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/Ramireztoons Like me on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=92009530531&fref=ts New Ramirez book: http://www.investors.com/ramirezbook