Archive for August, 2011

One New Yorker’s Memory of 9/11

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

It was a little after 8:45 a.m..  “Are the trains running?” the man asked the clerk as I put my token into the turnstile.  What a silly question I think as I board the #2 train at 72nd Street  heading downtown on the morning of September 11, 2001.  On a ...

My Insights into the Media

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

My insight into the Media It’s the day of the Madoff sentencing in June 2009.  As spokesperson for an advocacy group created to assist victims of investor fraud, my day was chock full of scheduled interviews, including one with a major 24 hour news channel.  I arrive at the studio – and notice ...

100 FACTOIDS that GOP and TEAPARTY Hate to Hear

Friday, August 12th, 2011

This is courtesy of Facebook - author unknown. 1.A Socialist wrote the Pledge of Allegiance. 2. Jesus healed the sick and helped the poor, for free. 3. Joseph McCarthy was an un-American, witch hunting sissy. 4. Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee were traitors. 5. The South lost the Civil War, get over it. 6. The ...

And GOP Leadership is Silent

Friday, August 12th, 2011

I've about had it. I voted in my first Presidential election in 1972 when George McGovern got his proverbial arse handed to him.  Through the years, each campaign has become a little more nasty and a lot more personal. Fast forward to 2008.  I was thrilled to vote for the first African ...

You lost, get over it.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Bachman – Part Two

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Yesterday, i posted a rather lengthy diatribe directed at Michele Bachmann for giddily demanding the resignation of Tim Geithner.  I decided it was time to take her to task and to suggest that perhaps she be the one to resign. Acknowledging that that was kind of long, I then recorded this ...