politics

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Flag=Heritage? All Hail the Angry Rooster!

I live in the South and watch with interest the controversy about taking down the Confederate flag. We know what it means: Defiance of the USA and the white man still rules. Now defenders of the Confederate flag say it represents their heritage, but lot of southerners say, “No, it doesn’t.” Defenders say we must … Continue reading

Gun Control and Auschwitz: It’s Really Hard to Shoot Lice

On Twitter this morning, a man posted, “I’d rather die defending gun rights than be part of the after effects of gun control,” accompanied by a picture from WWII concentration camps of starved corpses. Message being, if they take our guns, this is how we will all end up. I have no problem with supporting … Continue reading

Grocery Prices: Up, Up and Enough Already!

I was shocked today when I went to the grocery store and saw chicken breasts, which I could have bought not too long ago for maybe $6.00 now at $12.00. Forget beef. I used to joke with folks at the store, “They’ve got to stop feeding gold to these animals,” but it’s not funny anymore. … Continue reading

Planning? We Don’t Need No Stinking Planning

I have to laugh when my friends get upset by anything they perceive to be “central planning” on the part of the government. Not to worry, the government isn’t doing any central planning, they’re just responding willy-nilly to those who elected them-huge corporations. And corporations, trust me, engage in central planning. They do it in … Continue reading