Sunday – Politics as Unusual

[date Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 11:26 AM]


No time to rant today.

I did take time to view this debate moderated by Mark Styne between Howard Dean and Fred Thompson.

Those of you interested in post mid term election analysis given by a progressive and a conservative having a discussion would do well to watch:

The debate took place at the University of Calgary! I’d like to be proven wrong if I say none of you Cowgarians attended.

Very thought provoking……

I vaguely remember some lunatic lefty I met through Lindsay Brown all steamed up about Marxist politics way back in the ’60’s; can’t remember his name. Trying to convince me that all the wealth I saw around me was ill gotten, and the only way to level the playing field was bloody revolution.

I was into playing hockey and dropping out of university (I’ll leave out the negatives). We didn’t see eye to eye. If I remember correctly, he died young.

Big thanks for small favors. I wanted to vote when I was young, but I’m only recently cognizant of how big a deal it is……

Joe (Pensive) Mekanic

Thursday – Best Yet

[date Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 11:15 PM]


Mid terms are mostly settled.

Lots of red meat for pundits and citizens alike…..

Best cartoon yet just happens to be Ramirez –


Amen. Any predictions on the time-to-collapse of the “Golden State”?

2 years seems to be (after much surfing of the Intertubes) an accurate estimate.

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Wednesday – Pinnacle

[date Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 12:02 PM]


For those (like me) who wistfully dream that Charles Bronson in “Death Wish” was de rigueur in our culture, yesterday’s “message” to the Munificent Mulatto┬« wasn’t loud enough, painful enough, or pointed enough…… My proof? Listen to what the fool says today in his statement.

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