April 2012

No Need for a Trial

At an event this weekend I happened to sit next to a man who is running for a position in the Washington State legislature. He's a Republican running in a district that always votes Republican. He said that he's recently retired from a school superintendent's job and before that had a career in the Air Force.

RNC Talking Point: Food Stamp Recipients Increase is Obama’s fault

Conservative wrote: The number of food stamp recipients was 32 million. Today it is 46 million. An increase of 45%. (USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).

Indy: Here again is a clever attempt to ‘distance’ the failures of the George W Bush years as if the havoc he wrecked on the economy had not effect.

RNC Talking Point: Ignore anything you post that addresses their talking point

The RNC reciter wrote: Still waiting for one of your Dems to address the stats I posted yesterday about your president. Got anything besides the silly name-calling?

SCVIndy: Interestingly enough, this statement is a ‘focus group tested’ slogan that is used by many conservatives at the sites I debate them.

Obama’s Federal Govt approves Walker’s cuts to State Medicare! 17,000 lose coverage and 30,000 to pay more$$$

Front Page, the Wisconsin State Journal, Saturday, April 28, 2012.

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Why Do You Have Children? aka Why Have Children?

I've deleted my original blog "Why Have Children" because I didn't make clear that I would like courageous, candid, frank, direct answers to the question: "Why do you have children." Down near the bottom of this blog you'll find some answers, some pseudo-answers, even some responses that aren't really answers at all.

this is funny

Comment from nimblecivet...

I think the parent-child relationship is the one with the most potential intimacy. I think people sense this intuitively even if they do not actualize it.

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Trump Briefs His Buddies at Mar-A-Lago but Not Congress - WHAT?!

Thom plus logo Donald Trump refused to brief the only branch of government that has the power to make war about his attack on Iranian General Soleimani.