Monthly Archives: May 2016

Another Sell-Out

There’s this pretty fantasy that our politics operate in a two party system but the reality is that thinking this is a sell-out.  It’s pretty to think that we are more than puppets on the ends of strings manipulated this … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Orders a Pizza

There are many decisions one must make in life but this Neurotic Man has concluded that most of them are autonomic responses.  As that philosopher, Gautama Buddha said, “When you fart you fart.”   Or something like that.  I have found … Continue reading

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Lies of the Press

Lies of the press come in many sorts.  There’s the outright omission, sometimes corrected too late to affect public opinion that has already jelled about the misconception.  There’s the burial of truth – where the story gets assigned a location … Continue reading

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Idealistic Hopes, Idealistic Dreams

Critics of Bernie Sanders, who include include the media and political establishments and most of the pundit class, have forgotten long ago what it is to have Idealistic Dreams.  An example of this kind of centrist is Paul Krugman, that … Continue reading

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Pulpdiddys Permutations on Sunday

For quite some time at Pulpdiddys Permutations I have had a Sunday column in which I explain why I no longer write a regular column on Sunday and instead use this explanation column and take the day off.  I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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San Antonio Spurs Eulogy

It is rare that at this site professional sports is discussed but today an exception will be made for one of the basketball team’s from Texas, the San Antonio Spurs.  The San Antonio Spurs have been an exception to the … Continue reading

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What You See

In this age of uncertainty where what you see is not what you get, should we wonder whether this is prelude of a whole new era or an extension and a negative refinement of the one we have been in?  … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Reads the News

This Neurotic Man thinks the News is a bunch of crap.  Back in the day when I could handle a full-time job and debt and landlords and all kinds of other things that I have no use for, I would … Continue reading

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Privacy and Dark Money

In addition to the odious implied promise of contact with at least a candidate’s team, the spread of dark money is undemocratic.  If a legal entity keeps its dark money* donations hidden those who have invested in the well being … Continue reading

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Medical Insufficiencies

In several ways conservatives and neo-liberals are more alike than you think.  Both prefer to support the status quo with the neo-liberals adding a mistaken belief that a little improvement here and there will create a system, any system that … Continue reading

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