Memorial Day Never Forgotten

This Memorial Day, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama gathered in Arlington National Cemetery with military members, Gold Star families, veterans and other Americans who came to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. After presenting a wreath at the Tomb of the […]

Obama Releases Certificate Of Birth

To Trump and all the wingnut birthers….shut the f *** up. You wanted proof you got it! You occupied your brain, the air waves and all the cable news with nonsense of the President not being born in the U.S. We have listened to Trump and the birthers spew their idiocy for two […]

Poisoning the Wind: Congress, Corporate Shills and the End of Environmental Accountability

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

It truly is a dark time for anything that lives and breathes in America. While human beings have a long and weird history of bad stewardship towards their environmental community, we are entering a suffocating new era of greed and irresponsibility. Despite disturbing new aftershocks […]

Suicide Soldiers: The Grim Math of How We Got Here

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The last months of 2010 were a grim reminder of our nation’s long history of failing its veterans when statisticians noted a sudden increase in the already high numbers of World War II veterans who committed suicide. They capped off a year that saw four […]

President Obama Signs Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Finally!

Obama Communism? More like Reagan Communism

Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

THE Profitable FEAR VS THE Naked FACTS At least as early as 2008, when the presidential polls definitively swung in Barrack Obama’s direction, the corporate sponsored right wing has accused Obama of being a socialist, a communist or some unknown combination of both. In May of that […]

Is the economy doing better or worse under the Obama Administration? The Short Answer is “Better.”

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

While President Obama has only served two years as the head of the Executive Branch, he has managed to accomplish quite a few things. Among my favorites is how Obama created over 3.3 million jobs with the stimulus spending, thus avoiding a national economic crisis. To […]

Shoveling Shit in Louisiana?

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

The mantra du jour is that Obama hasn’t undone ‘Bush’. Ergo –Obama is just as evil as is Bush, or Bush Sr, or Ronald Reagan. Not so and not possible! It’s a false analogy that misses the point; it is strategy designed to deflect attention from the […]

Darth Vader Strikes Again

Quote Darth Vader: Former Vice President Dick Cheney said President Obama’s reaction to the botched terrorist attack on Christmas Day is proof that the president “is trying to pretend we are not at war.”

Does your brain stop at “pave the way, at any cost, for my contractors”? Your administration would not allow […]

I’m Sick Of War

As I listen to Obama’s speech to increase troops in Afghanistan, all I can think of is, the US has been in some kind of war my entire life. Just so you know, I was born between the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Afghanistan and Iraq are similar; expensive, causing unnecessary loss […]