Monthly Archives: April 2010

Spectacular NASCAR crash, the video

NASCAR driver Dennis Setzer got out of his crushed, burning car Sunday, which is difficult to believe. At speeds approaching 200 mph at Talladega in Alabama, Setzer was caught in a multi-car smashup, shown in the NASCAR video below. The … Read More

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SEC porn surfers: Off with their …

It’s dumbfounding. It’s outrageous. While the economy imploded, federal regulators were surfing porn. This is yet another example of things that make people hate the government. Off with their … If Congress and the administration are ever going to get … Read More

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Hitler's birthday and the flushed faces come out

Take note that April 19-20 is upon us. The crazed come out of the woods each year for this congealed anniversary from hell. The 19th is the anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168, and the federal … Read More

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Clinton: Incendiary rhetoric can lead to violence

Lessons of Oklahoma City were recalled today by former President Clinton. He noted that heated anti-government rhetoric preceded the 1995 truck bombing that killed 168 people. “What we learned from Oklahoma City is not that we should gag each other … Read More

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Schools' social networking crackdowns problematic

We’ve lost count of the local teacher-student sex scandals in recent years, so it stands to reason that school districts feel a keen responsibility to try to prevent future inappropriate relationships. That determination should be applauded. But one new line … Read More

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Oklahoma's state militia talk is treason, revolution

I figured it would get this bad at some point. Oklahoma legislative officials and tea party activists have won the race among right-wing extremists nationwide to unveil an actually treasonous, revolutionary program to fight the federal government. The Associated Press … Read More

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Stupak will have good place in history

One of the Democratic negotiators who most outraged the Tea Party forces during the health care debate has decided to retire from Congress. Bart Stupak of Michigan provided the decisive bloc of House Democrats to vote for the historic bill … Read More

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10 reasons to become politically active

The other day, I posted 10 reasons not to become politically active, or at least aware, this year. Most involved a desire to avoid the unreasoned grief you might take for opening your mouth. But now, as promised, here are … Read More

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