Entries Tagged 'Joe Biden'

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Bread and Circuses

By Dennis E. Powell | Feb 14, 2024 at 10:37 PM

The conclusion that the United States is in its bread-and-circuses phase is just about impossible to escape, and our response to it proves the point.

Headed to Hell, But Entertained

By Dennis E. Powell | Jan 31, 2024 at 11:39 PM

Here we are again. Each time it is worse than the time before. We’re speeding toward the point when, come November, we will have a choice between two men whom we know are unqualified to be president of the United States. The only positive thing that can be said for either is that he is not the other.

Polling is Not Voting

By Timothy R. Butler | Jan 24, 2024 at 6:39 PM

The primary season is over. With New Hampshire handing President Donald Trump a decisive win and clear polling in his favor ahead, it’s time for Ambassador Nikki Haley to concede the inevitable and step aside. Er, wait a second… I haven’t voted yet!

No Better the Umpteenth Time

By Dennis E. Powell | Oct 18, 2023 at 10:14 PM

Have you ever re-watched a sad movie, hoping that this time the outcome will be different? Welcome to the world today. Only it’s not a movie.

Time to End This

By Dennis E. Powell | Oct 11, 2023 at 3:34 PM

Babies. They beheaded babies. They are proud of it. It is particularly troubling when acts are so horrific that people of good will are sad that they are not there to personally kill the offenders. But that was my instant, immutable response to a video I saw on Saturday.

Here's News You Haven't Heard

By Dennis E. Powell | Oct 04, 2023 at 8:56 PM

The bill is coming due, and it will get paid one way or another.

World, We've Got a Problem

By Dennis E. Powell | Sep 13, 2023 at 7:18 PM
There used to be a rule among reporters: the likelihood of a secret being kept is the inverse of the number of people who know that secret. The rule still exists; it’s the reporters who disappeared, replaced by demographically selected persons hired to preen before television cameras or write stories intended to maintain the woke *bona fides* of themselves and their publications.

Neither!

By Dennis E. Powell | Aug 16, 2023 at 11:36 PM

This will be short because everything it says is so obvious. Do you follow the news? The allegedly shoo-in candidates for their respective parties’ presidential nomination have less principle and morals than a mosquito.

That Old Familiar Feeling

By Dennis E. Powell | Jul 26, 2023 at 10:12 PM

Climbing up the hill in 80-degree heat and impressive humidity today, I couldn’t help but think how today felt like this time 49 years ago. Most of you won’t remember it, but that was a time when the air was electric with news about Richard Nixon, and doubt whether he would be president of the United States much longer.

In a Handbasket

By Dennis E. Powell | May 17, 2023 at 9:13 PM

It’s a little mortifying to learn that the Temptations’ hit song, “Ball of Confusion” was a hit 53 years ago. The worrying part is how long ago it was released. And how it came a half century too early.

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