Category Archives: Herman Cain

Things Do Change

Eleven months before the next presidential election, as a blustery December began, the news was filled with the somewhat unexpected. Herman Cain, the Republican hopeful, the former CEO of the Godfather’s Pizza chain, suspended his campaign – effectively giving up. … Continue reading

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The Day of the Newt

There will be a presidential election in 2012 and the Republicans will have to run somebody, and the Tea Party base of the party, and the evangelicals and every Republican in the South, and everyone west of there, who want … Continue reading

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Necessary Differentiations

It’s a matter of discrimination, of making differentiations, of seeing that everything is not quite simple, really. You do need to see differences to make sense of things. After all, George Bush was quite surprised to learn there were such … Continue reading

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The Surprising Usefulness of Teachers

It’s no secret that Republicans hate public-sector unions, and public-sector workers, as government is always the problem and never the solution, and so forth and so on. Chris Christie has called public school teachers, and by extension, firefighters and cops … Continue reading

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That Other News

Monday, November 7, 2011 – and it seems Michael Jackson’s doctor was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter – and a fourth woman accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment – and was she quite graphic about what went on, or so … Continue reading

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What It Has Come To

Well, we do live in interesting times: Four senior citizens walk into a Waffle House planning to go on a killing spree in order to “save the Constitution.” That’s not the beginning of a joke, it’s the scenario outlined by the … Continue reading

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Unfit for Duty

If you remember your classic Hollywood movies, Lieutenant Commander Phillip Queeg (Humphrey Bogart) was unfit for duty – in spite of his previous command experience. The movie is The Caine Mutiny – from 1954 – mostly concerned with how Queeg, under … Continue reading

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