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Jim Murray ·

1 month ago

Why The United States Needs To Put The Republican Party Out of Business

Jim Murray · The Republican Party in the United States is one of the most totally corrupt politician entities in the free world, and has been more or less since the Reagan years. Under Republicans, Big Business pays hardly any tax, These Republican sponsored tax breaks have created a fiscal i ...

4 months ago

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Jim Murray · AMERICANA VIRUS · As the case count and death count continue to spike in several areas of the US, so does the huge object lesson that derives from politicizing what is, without question, a public health issue. Republican politicians, in their quest to make the Democrat government ...

5 months ago

The Idiot Class

Jim Murray · Since Donald Trump’s election to president, or perhaps a little before that, there was a class of Americans that nobody defined. · These were people who were poorly educated, or at least failed to actually learn much from whatever education they did have. · These are people who a ...

10 months ago

The Climax of Foolishness.

Robert Cormack · “Increasingly, people are willing to say and believe stuff that fits in with their view of how the world should be, even if it doesn’t have any basis in reality or fact.” Chris Jackson, pollster with Ipsos · Let’s not get hung up on the final days of Trump’s presidency. History w ...

10 months ago

America, As Seen From The Outside Looking In

Jim Murray · More than a couple hundred years ago now, the United States of America was formed after a violent revolution against its British overlords. · And ever since then they have been at war with somebody or other, but mostly themselves. · I have only been an outside observer of th ...

10 months ago

Chaos Theory 2021 (Phoenix Rising)

Jim Murray · I nose around a lot on social media and political web sites and what I have seen is a world that has been thrown into chaos. This chaos, when boiled down, very much appears to be caused by the conflict between the old world and the new world. · The old world, the one represented ...

11 months ago

"Can We Hold Off Until After The Pig Races?"

Robert Cormack · America in summary: The country you wish you hadn't started a conversation with at a party. · “The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they get elected and prove it.” P.J. O’Rourke · By now, we’ve all heard of Mellissa Carone, the Dominion Voting ...

1 year ago

A Questionable Guide to Silly Writing.

Robert Cormack · Like, why aren't there any cannibal cookbooks. · “If you don’t know where you are, any road with get you there.” Lewis Carroll · I always thought Lewis Carroll was silly, until an English professor told me Carroll was brilliant, and if I didn’t understand Jabberwocky, I was too i ...

2 years ago

Don & The Giant Impeach

Jim Murray · The title of this post, as you can see, comes from a segment on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, one of several show we watch regularly in order to keep our sanity in these obscenely crazy times. · For the past two weeks, the public sessions of the Trump impeachment hearings h ...

2 years ago

A World Without Trump

Jim Murray · My computer, which is a real workhorse and about 6, years old is starting to get a little over-heated. · So I took a ride down to the Mac store to talk to them about it. It was cloudy but there was no wind to speak of and it was delightfully cool. So I rode at the leisurely pace ...

2 years ago

Are Parrots Trying To Tell Us Something?

Robert Cormack · What are we doing that's making them throw so many f bombs? · “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” Hunter S. Thompson · The news was stranger than usual last week. A vegan claimed she was “traumatized for life” after a bakery gave her a pork roll. The bakery may be su ...

2 years ago

A Big (Obvious) Idea for Leadership–There Are NO Experts!

Jim Taggart · Google the word “leadership.” Last count there were 5.7 billion results. · Enjoy checking those links out. · More seriously, we seem to be collectively caught in a never-ending pursuit of what is leadership, comprising such questions as: · • Are leaders born or made? · • Who is a ...

2 years ago

The Show That Never Ends

Jim Murray · Not withstanding the fact that few will believe it, this is what will hopefully be my last long format post of the Trump era. I have been working hard to wean myself off commentary in this area, and am using the release of the Mueller Report as a point of exit. Whatever happens n ...

5 years ago

America. Screwed? Not Screwed? Or Maybe Just A Little Less Screwed Than Everybody Thinks?

Jim Murray · Like just about everybody else with two brain cells to rub together, I was shocked at the results of the US presidential election. I mean who wouldn’t be? the a president of a powerful country should be. And he is certainly the antithesis of the current US president. · What The % ...

5 years ago

The Divine Comedy: Bloodlust and Savagery.

Robert Cormack · Donald J. Trump never wanted the presidency. At heart, he’s just a reality show maven with a fast mouth and a knack for causing fights. · He’s about to become the 45th President of the United States, and we’re all the poorer for it. He never wanted to be president — but he knew h ...

5 years ago

The US Election In Marketing Terms, As Seen From The Relative Objectivity Of My Igloo In The Great White North.

Jim Murray · Up to now, I have been anything but objective in any commentary that I may have created pertaining to the current US election. · This may have had a lot to do with the simple fact that I have always viewed Donald Trump with a bit of a jaundiced eye. I never bought into his brand ...

5 years ago

A Serious Challenge To Republicans & Independents In America

Jim Murray · To all Republicans and Independents in America who are currently supporting Donald Trump’s candidacy: · I challenge you to make a list of all the benefits that Trump would offer the country were he to become president. · Based on his rhetoric during this campaign and the overwhel ...

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