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Politics Spinning Out of Control

Friday, 29 April 2011, 11:06 am | Sheila Samples

"The two parties have combined against us to nullify our power by a 'gentleman's agreement' of non-recognition, no matter how we vote ... May God write us down as asses if ever again we are found putting our trust in either the Republican or the ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Only If We Let It

Thursday, 21 October 2010, 3:14 pm | Sheila Samples

Hardly a day goes by that we are not inundated with demands to attack Iran. Our media, our Congress -- packs of neoconservatives -- have been howling for war on Iran for years. And years. This reckless axis has been relentless in its orchestrated effort ... More >>

Even one of these little ones...

Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 5:37 pm | Sheila Samples

Do you ever wonder what Jesus would say about the sadistic cesspool that is swirling throughout the Catholic disfunctional structure at tsunami speed? Unfortunately, since the New York Times drew attention to the issue in March, the answer to that ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Keep The Change...

Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 9:33 am | Sheila Samples

Each time it appears that Republicans can't get any nastier, any more bereft of morality, they wrap themselves in the flag, grab their guns and Bibles, and manage once again to hit the bottom of the ethical barrel. A good example is Ben Smith's recent startling ... More >>

Sheila Samples: God Has Left The Building...

Wednesday, 25 November 2009, 4:36 pm | Sheila Samples

Several months ago, CNN published the results of a couple of disturbing polls about Americans and their religious beliefs. The first found that more Americans are rejecting religion and thus, according to CNN, America is becoming "less Christian." The second, ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Rack 'em and Screw 'em, Boys!

Monday, 2 November 2009, 11:45 pm | Sheila Samples

Is there anything scarier than the New York Times' Halloween treat entitled, "Documents Detail Conditions Found at Secret C.I.A. Jails"? More >>

Sheila Samples: Charge Of The Beckerheads...

Tuesday, 13 October 2009, 11:51 am | Sheila Samples

I didn't know Van Jones. I didn't know Van Jones was a friend of mine -- at least not until the stench billowing from the Fox Hate Channel became so foul I was forced to take a closer look at this terrifying creature. No -- not Jones, whom President ... More >>

It's Time For The Madness To Stop

Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 11:25 am | Sheila Samples

Sometimes it's hard to come to grips with the truth -- especially if that truth is about our own country, and is in direct opposition to everything we've been taught since childhood. Patriotism is in our genes, and through the years it has been a ... More >>

The Peter Principle Playoffs

Sunday, 28 September 2008, 6:48 pm | Sheila Samples

So here we sit, our heads jerking back and forth so rapidly most of us are suffering severe whiplash. Will the US attack Iran? Will Israel attack Iran? Or will the two war-mongering bullies join forces and "bomb, bomb, bomb" that belligerent twit-nation ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Everybody Knows...

Saturday, 17 May 2008, 11:19 am | Sheila Samples

The fate of millions was sealed the moment Dick Cheney selected himself as The Destroyer whose charge to keep for the next eight years would be -- as Capitol Hill Blue's Doug Thompson so succinctly described George W. Bush -- a "criminally insane, pill-popping ... More >>

Sheila Samples: What It's All About...

Tuesday, 25 March 2008, 3:29 pm | Sheila Samples

My friend Bernie says he can't believe the American people haven't figured out what it's all about. "The whole damn political scene is nothing but a corporate media freak show," he said. "There's no breathing room between elections -- no time nor ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Traffic Jam On The Highway To Hell

Tuesday, 29 January 2008, 4:17 pm | Sheila Samples

"When once a republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil." - Thomas Jefferson More >>

The Last Founder Standing

Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 10:53 am | Sheila Samples

"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. We need to go far -- quickly." ~~ Al Gore More >>

In the Kingdom of Fear

Wednesday, 17 October 2007, 10:52 am | Sheila Samples

My friend Bernie says since Democrats won the Congress, George Bush reminds him of a cartoon where this destructive Texas jackrabbit was careening headlong down a path, his eyes riveted on a rabbit hole in the distance. A tortoise, sunning himself at ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Ah, Democracy, We Hardly Knew Ye..

Monday, 27 August 2007, 10:34 am | Sheila Samples

"For in a democracy, every citizen, regardless of his interest in politics, 'hold office'; everyone of us is in a position of responsibility; and, in the final analysis, the kind of government we get depends upon how we fulfill those responsibilities. ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Something happened on 9-11

Monday, 30 July 2007, 7:08 pm | Sheila Samples

Strange how something happens and you're unaware that it "registers" with you. Later, perhaps, something will trigger that buried memory and things begin to fall into place. More >>

Sheila Samples: Strike The Root!

Monday, 9 July 2007, 7:16 pm | Sheila Samples

Recently, Nova M Radio's Mike Malloy suggested the lethargy that appears to have descended on the American people is more "rage fatigue" than a lack of knowledge or comprehension of the damage wrought by this administration. I agree, although ... More >>

Sheila Samples: All They Have Is Each Other...

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 3:01 pm | Sheila Samples

Okay. Let's talk about troops. Everybody's doing it. We're bombarded round-the-clock with "support the troops...fund the troops...bring the troops home...surge the troops...use the troops for Commander Guy photo opps..." Congress is embroiled in a ghoulish "troop" ... More >>

Sheila Samples: When We Forget To Remember

Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 10:59 am | Sheila Samples

Preceeding generations had every reason to believe those following them would step into the breach and continue the vigil over this nation's Constitutional freedoms and, if necessary, fight to preserve them. They believed, like George Washington ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Dare To Look Back

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 11:54 am | Sheila Samples

I cannot recall a single day since Vulcans' Godfather James Baker sent his thuggish henchman John Bolton to Florida's Palm Beach County to screw up the vote count that has not been filled with horror, anger, shame -- despair. On Dec. 9, 2000 -- three ... More >>

 

 

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