The New Fun Tastes Funny

by baldilocks Remember that old warning that came from your parents if you said a bad word? “If you say that again, I’ll wash your mouth out with soap.” Of course, my various parental units never had occasion to give me that warning because I was Miss Goodie Two Shoes, baby. Now might be a … Continue reading The New Fun Tastes Funny

European Angst Over Immigration

Although most of my European friends tilt toward the left of the political spectrum, immigration is an issue where they agree firmly and resolutely with the conservative perspective. “They don’t speak the language. They don’t understand the culture. Many of them don’t work,” sniffs a French friend, who wants to see significant limits on the … Continue reading European Angst Over Immigration

A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony

Lionel: Yeah man just once I’d like for you to talk to me like I’m Lionel Jefferson and not a representative of the whole black race. Mike: Oh C’mon Lionel I don’t do that. Lionel: Sure man what’s the first thing you say whenever I see you, something about the “black” problem right? Mike: C’mon … Continue reading A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony