Articles by: Jeff

15 Differences Between Democrats And Republicans

15 Differences Between Democrats And Republicans

I’ve noticed over the years, there are some fundamental differences in the way Republican and Democratic politicians think. Here are just 15 examples.

Reagan Would Envy Obama’s Economic Record

Reagan Would Envy Obama’s Economic Record

If there are two things that Republicans want us to believe, it would be these: 1. Barack Obama’s economic policies are a failure which made the recession worse. 2. Ronald Reagan was an economic genius who should serve as an example of how to improve the economy.

For Some Conservatives, Trayvon Martin Just Can’t Be Dead Enough

For Some Conservatives, Trayvon Martin Just Can’t Be Dead Enough

After seventeen year old Trayvon Martin was shot to death recently, you might think conservatives, who had no reason to dislike the young man, would afford his family the same respect. But you would have thought wrong.

by Jeff· · Discredited Right-Wing Myths, News
My Hopes For Rick Santorum’s Daughter

My Hopes For Rick Santorum’s Daughter

I pray that federally funded stem cell research can lead to a cure for this and many other terrible diseases that shorten and diminish the lives of millions of people.

by Jeff· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
The Plague Of Gay Marriage In Iowa

The Plague Of Gay Marriage In Iowa

Well, gay marriage has been legal here in Iowa for going on three years now, and just as FOX News predicted, traditional marriage has all but ceased to exist in the Hawkeye state.

by Jeff· · News, Political Humor
The Circus is Leaving Iowa And Coming To a Town Near You

The Circus is Leaving Iowa And Coming To a Town Near You

This year the people of Iowa have had almost exclusive access to the Republican presidential candidates for over six months and just about the only thing we can all agree on is that we don’t like any of them.

Occupy Wall Street – Yes It’s About Handouts

Occupy Wall Street – Yes It’s About Handouts

It’s true that this movement is, in part, about handouts, but it’s not the Occupy Wall Street protesters who are seeking handouts.

Islamic Fundamentalism And The American Right-Wing: A Love Story

Islamic Fundamentalism And The American Right-Wing: A Love Story

If you’ve listened to Glenn Beck anytime in the past year or two (and who hasn’t?), you’ve no doubt heard him talk about the sinister alliance between three groups, American progressives, labor unions and Muslim extremists. According to Beck, they want to collapse the current society and bring about a worldwide Islamic caliphate – a new world order dominated by Islam.

Yes, It’s Class Warfare. Do Something About It.

Yes, It’s Class Warfare. Do Something About It.

To hear most Republicans talk, class warfare is when the nasty politicians beat up on our country’s hapless, beleaguered millionaires who, if we’d just cut their taxes some more, would be vigorously creating more jobs.

by Jeff· · News
Rick Perry Just Executed a Man for Another Man’s Crime

Rick Perry Just Executed a Man for Another Man’s Crime

Rick Perry just executed a man for two murders that the state of Texas admits were committed by somebody else. Steven Michael Woods did not kill anybody and was not even in the building where the murders occurred, but because he was in the car outside the building, the state of Texas convicted him of murder.

by Jeff· · News
The Real Lesson Of September 11

The Real Lesson Of September 11

I believe the true legacy of 9/11 can be summed up with these words: ‘We have every right, and indeed an obligation, to fight evil; but in fighting evil, we must not let ourselves become evil.’

Explaining 9/11

Explaining 9/11

After ten years, what’s the easiest way to review, clearly and briefly, the events around Sept. 11, 2011? Perhaps the best way is to imagine you had to explain Sept. 11, 2001 to a child.