Hamlet Instructs Players
There was a saying I often heard when I was growing up in the 50’s. Digging into the Shakespeare play of Hamlet in which the phrase originated, the quote we oft abbreviated is: “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”. It carried the meaning that the fish is rotting from the head down—all [...]
George Orwell’s Animal Farm taught us that while all animals are equal, some animals are more equal than others. Now, we have E.J. Dionne (whose…unique…brand of logic and argumentation Tim has noticed and argued with since his days at the Ball State Daily News op-ed page) to tell us that all broken campaign promises are [...]
America’s politicians are hopelessly addicted to spending.
“Our debt is mind boggling,” said Beck as he rattled off a list of the nation’s financial obligations: $12 trillion in national debt; $8 trillion in bailouts; and $106 trillion in unfunded liabilities (over $346,000 per person).
“It doesn’t take a Harvard education to understand that at some point we [...]
If President Obama were to be compared to a comic book character, it would have to be Two-Face from Batman.
On one side of Obama’s face is Mr. Transparency, the idealistic candidate who promised us over and over again that all the negotiations concerning health care reform would be conducted out in the open on C-Span. On the [...]
As pictures of the Senate chamber filled the screen and a scrolling news ticket promised that Thief-In-Chief, Obama would soon address the masses on the triumph of his nationalization of medicine, the voice-over of a reacting viewer could be heard on C-Span this morning:
“I took down my Christmas Tree. I took down my wreath. I took [...]