Category Archives: short quick blog posts

Quick off the cuff posts on matters of the day

The Center

Jim, thanks for defining the center right here. I think what we have is a misunderstanding of definitions. I accept your definition of the center, and don’t see that echoed at all in what our media or punditry call the … Continue reading

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An open good riddance to Mayor Boomberg

Yesterday I had to take my mom to the hospital for tests, and while in the waiting room was subjected to watching the View. After a bunch of talk about weddings, the guest was Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York. … Continue reading

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Actual data for your right wing and tea party friends

These three graphs have been making the rounds lately, and rightly so. They easily and readily expose the ridiculous lies that Boehner, Cantor, and others continue to make. Do we need more evidence they are only trying to protect the … Continue reading

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Gov jobs

Well, you didn’t really explain how the government doesn’t create jobs. In fact, you gave a pretty good explanation of how the government does create jobs. I don’t recall my saying that the whole answer was simply the government creating … Continue reading

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Maybe we’re better off with congress on vacation!

Jim, Thanks for always pushing for common ground. You’re right that while we differ on degree, I think we do generally agree on your points 1, 3, and 4. I’m not sure I agree on #2, because I don’t understand … Continue reading

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See what we can agree on here!

Washington is on vacation, there’s a lull in that action. So, JP – let me see what we can agree on here: Obama needs to get tough, with a plan. The plan should be about jobs, and it should disregard … Continue reading

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Stability

I largely agree with you Jim, and would make a couple points and have a couple questions. Again, in what universe have you seen the crazies be anything but loud, and crazy? I guess I don’t get why you think … Continue reading

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