Tag Archives: Will Rogers

The Human Comedy

Lighten up. Laughter is the best medicine, unless some things are too dire, or command too much respect, to joke about – but that’s a matter of opinion. A few years ago fatwas were issued regarding a number of European … Continue reading

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The Age of Rogues

There are ghosts here – the ghosts of Old Hollywood. This town was always drab and seedy, but that was cleverly disguised, for a time, when the movie industry took off in the early twenties and peaked in 1939 – … Continue reading

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Belonging To No Organized Political Party

Will Rogers used to get big laughs when he said he wasn’t a member of any organized political party, he was a Democrat. All successful quips have to ring true, and back in the late twenties and early thirties that … Continue reading

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The Surreal World of Blue Dogs and Apologizing for Staving Off Catastrophe

Yep – Blue Dogs – you know those guys – conservative Democrats committed to pro-business anti-labor anti-government financial positions, and kill-’em-all national security positions, and more than willing to agree with the Republicans against the uppity common people, and against … Continue reading

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