Category Archives: Heartland Voters

Deciding Who Can Fix the Mess

So we had our Black Monday, two major investment banks gone – one filing for bankruptcy and the other being absorbed by a giant, real bank – you know, a bank with actual deposits and real, genuine money on hand. … Continue reading

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Not Too Swift

It was 1726 and a good year to be hanging around London. In April, Isaac Newton told William Stukeley the story of how he developed his theory of gravity – something to do with apples, you see – and as … Continue reading

Posted in Gulliver's Travels, Heartland Voters, Jonathan Swift, McCain's Palin Gamble, McCain's Recklessness, Obama: Uppity, Palin Under Wraps, Palin Unqualified, Qualifications to be President, Randy Newman, Religion and Politics, Sarah Palin, Satire, So Sambo beat the bitch!, The New Republican Party, Theocratic Politics, Values Voters | Leave a comment