Monday, June 30, 2014

Pogo Redux

Reuters:  "The United States has increased its military presence in Iraq, ordering 300 more troops   ....."  

LOL LOL.  "We have engaged the enemy and we is  QUAGMIRED!"

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Another Shoah Trial

This week once again, an aging, enfeebled octogenarian was hauled away in chains to stand trial in Germany for enabling the holocaust.   In a sealed indictment, Johann Breyer was indicted on 158 counts of “aiding and abetting in murder”  ....   [ continue reading ]


Di Fi does Sunday Morning Game Show

Speaking on CNN this Sunday (22 June 2014) Senawhore Feinstein admitted that U.S. intelligence services did not see ISIS coming....  [ continue watching ]


Thursday, June 19, 2014

Our National Impotence & Inadequacy

It was barely over two weeks since Obama’s vaunted “re-set” of U.S. foreign policy before the neocons lashed out again, this time through a Cheney & Daughter Duo fighting “to restore American, strength, power and influence around the world.” [continue reading]

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Clarity in these Times

A look at the day's headlines.  [ Here ]


Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Beast is Us

Unlike most people, we never liked horror movies or, for that matter, roller coasters.  The notion of scaring your own pants off always struck us as a non-starter.  ....   [continue reading]


Saturday, June 14, 2014

The Clown Act of U.S. Policy

Was it even a decent interval?  Two weeks after Obama’s vaunted “policy reset” in which he committed the United States to “partner with countries where terrorist networks seek a foothold,”   ...   [ continue reading ]


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Atavism & Freedom

In a sterling example of ethnic-fetishism, the New York Times has carried a front page story announcing that former (†) "Cardinal O’Connor’s Mother Was Jewish.”   .... [continue reading]


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


"My biggest frustration so far is the fact that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do just unbelievable damage," Obama said.

Like the Pentagon?


Friday, June 6, 2014

Two Creations & the Old Lie

Rather by chance, we came across Lully’s Marche Royale on Youtube which was gallantly pleasing as these marches go.   Far more impressive, though, were the accompanying video-stills taken from the Cathedral d’Albi, . . .   [continue reading ]


Thursday, June 5, 2014

A Place Rumored to Exist

We chipsters recently had occasion to watch a movie we had seen almost 15 years ago; and, seeing it again, thought we would jot down some thoughts about it.   Hombres Armados (1997), by John Sayles  ....  [ continue reading ]


Delusions of Office

Is Obama truly as historically oblivious as he appears to be or is a more dangerous psycho-pathology at work?   [READ]


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Resentful Spirit of Republicanism

No sooner than the ink was dry on Juan Carlos’ abdication than a noisy swarm of republicans swelled the streets of Spain demanding the abolition of the monarchy and, in what must certainly qualify as an act of useless, political nostalgia, chanting the anthems of the Second Republic ....  [continue reading]