Monthly Archives: November 2017

Tweet of the Day

Lindsey Graham on CNN:“U know what concerns me abt the American press is this endless, endless attempt to label the guy as some kind of KOOK NOT FIT TO BE PRESIDENT” Graham labeling Trump on Fox on 2/17/16: “I think … Continue reading

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This Day in Music: November 30, 1982 – Michael Jackson releases Thriller worldwide

Thriller was Michael Jackson’s sixth solo studio album. It would become the best-selling record album in history.

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Campaign News

The Hill: Bannon-linked group to make six-figure ad buy for Moore in Alabama Washington Post: After sex revelations, GOP Rep. Joe Barton of Texas says he will retire from House seat CNN Politics: Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks: Roy Moore accuser forged … Continue reading

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Jim Nabors – dead at 87

Jim Nabors is best known for his role as a goofy Marine recruit in the mid-late 1960s sitcom Gomer Pyle USMC. It was a character developed for The Andy Griffith Show in the early ’60s. Nabors/Gomer also had an impressive … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Al Franken. And I really liked you

Democrats apologize. Republicans deny. And that really sucks, but Al Franken still seems to have a problem when it comes to treating women with respect. As we try to convince voters that the behaviour of people like Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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Headlines

New York Times: NBC fires Matt Lauer over sexual misconduct allegation CNN:  White House defends anti-Muslim Trump tweets, says it doesn’t matter if videos are real The Hill:  Mueller delays Flynn associate’s testimony amid plea deal rumors New York Times: … Continue reading

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It’s all good for Roy Moore

Another example of strange politics: Roy Moore is being helped by the spread of sexual harassment allegations. Few cases are as bad as Moore’s yet daily widening scandals are contributing to oft-heard, classic voter cynicism–‘they all do it’. Not true … Continue reading

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Roy Moore is going to win. Shame on Alabama

While polls coming out of Alabama are less than reliable, the general trend is certainly not in the direction of basic human decency. The most recent numbers have child molester Roy Moore leading Democrat Doug Jones by a 48 to … Continue reading

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Reject the creep in Alabama

Subtlety won’t cut through the noise, or so AL.com seems to well understand with this editorial headline: Our view: Alabama voters must reject Roy Moore; we endorse Doug Jones for U.S. Senate. The accusations against Roy Moore have been horrifying, … Continue reading

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