Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Convincing Politician and the Bachman

Slash and burn while promoting healing….getting things done.  Demonstrating that aloofness is not a positive trait in a politician.  Fuck some of the constituents over the budget then help those same people in other ways.  Cuomo[i] in New York is … Continue reading

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Peeves (Pet and Otherwise)

A driver who uses the right hand lane marker instead of the left.  There you are, at a long light, wanting to turn right and the doofus has clogged up the space and you can’t turn right.  If only he/she … Continue reading

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Home Depot and the Dying Oceans

There are certain incentives provided a company if they make available products manufactured in the United States that are greater than basic public relations.  One of the incentives is the Buy American program[i] wherein a select group of qualifying companies … Continue reading

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Diapers, Bureaucracy and Cooling Systems

One of the reasons populist movements like the Tea Party can spread like wildfire is a basic principle – most people do not like bureaucracy.  There are two inter-related problems with bureaucracy; the first being that bureaucracy is created as … Continue reading

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Community

You might recall in school you read a bit about a schism in California between North and South fueled by topography and cultural diversity.  Visitors and residents of San Diego County regularly experience this sort of schism but it is … Continue reading

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Stupidity

There are as many ways to be stupid as there are forms of stupidity.  A favorite of mine is an individual, seemingly intelligent, setting on a predetermined course and not adjusting that course for any change in circumstance.  That’s what … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROGER AND PRAKASH, PART TROIS

Roger dives forward, fork raised, with which he stuffs pieces of the ham in his mouth, orange glaze dribbling down his face and onto his shirt.  Prakash laughs. We eat way too much of the ham and I can feel … Continue reading

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Despair, Joblessness and Missing Mass

Over the years I’ve read the online version of the New York Times and have become very familiar with the writings of both David Brooks[i] and Paul Krugman[ii].  Readers of this blog have at times heard me comment about the … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and Discrimination

The Supreme Court, along what has become the 5 to 4 norm, has approved discrimination[i] and given a Norse god’s hammer blow to the solar plexus of class action.  This seminal case will surely be used for many attempting to … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROGER AND PRAKASH, PART DEUX

Prakash continues to drive; the two are good at ignoring each other (and me) so I continue with my pain wracked soft moans.  Roger, from time to time, leans out the passenger window, (and once out of the driver’s window … Continue reading

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