Monthly Archives: December 2013
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year!
Seems like everyone is mad at the NSA these days – Conservatives, Traditionalists, Democrats, Progressives, Harikrishnas, Episcopalians, Trekkies, and the Upper Peninsula Ladies Curling Team (OK – I made some of those up). General Alexander and his cadre of super-spooks … Continue reading
In 1936, the Supreme Court of the United States held that certain portions of the 1933 Agricultural Adjustment Act were unconstitutional; specifically they pronounced a so-called “tax” engendered by the Act in question not a tax at all, but rather constituted a slush … Continue reading
If I were a cynical and/or vindictive type of geezer, I might be tempted to offer a “neener-neener” to all those youthful stalwarts out there (pollsters refer to them as ‘young invincibles’) who clamored for The One in the last … Continue reading
I am not an inveterate poll-watcher; any procedure that purports to accurately assay the moods and proclivities of a very large population by sampling a very small portion of said population is, in my opinion, automatically and seriously suspect. Yeah, … Continue reading