Serious? Ly?

I’m sure I’m a bit late on commenting on the Dewar’s ad. I had to go in to work early this morning, and somehow the conversation turned to wines. I thought I would make it a little more low-brow, so I introduced Night Train. My interest was piqued, and when I got home, I sought… Continue reading Serious? Ly?

Ted Nugent, “Warrior”

If he isn’t already, Ted Nugent should be the poster child for all things right-wing-loon. Assuming you don’t want to hear the obnoxious affectation of his vocal inflection that sounds far more like a speech impediment than how he probably thinks it sounds, here is the gist: Barack Obama is “… attempting to reimplement [sic]… Continue reading Ted Nugent, “Warrior”

High School Dramas

It’s been around for a while, but the genre of television-delivered brain atrophy therapy known as the high school drama keeps intruding into commercials. Granted, my viewing of those commercials implies I am already undergoing a less potent form of the same therapy. Nevertheless, I am compelled to comment on that particular genre to my… Continue reading High School Dramas


I was just thinking about redistricting a little more. The idea is to ensure that the undesirables’ votes be concentrated together in urban areas in deference to Real MerkinsĀ®. I think one could achieve the same goal without the absurdity of gerrymandering. Stick to simple boundaries. Rather than partitioning the representation by simple population, however,… Continue reading Redistricting

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Let’s Moderate Democracy for People of a Certain -ahem- Hue

This Talking Points Memo story pointed to a Republican State Leadership Committee REDMAP Summary Report: REDMAP How a Strategy of Targeting State Legislative Races in 2010 Led to a Republican U.S. House Majority in 2013: [A]ggregated numbers show voters pulled the lever for Republicans only 49 percent of the time in congressional races, suggesting that… Continue reading Let’s Moderate Democracy for People of a Certain -ahem- Hue

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