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The Man In The Invisible Mask or A Democratic Socialist Urges Trumpsters To “Follow The Leader”

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 2:03 pm | Mark Bradley

Politics, in its most elemental form, is primarily a game of numbers. Let’s say I am running for office, and I manage to garner more votes than my opponent. Result? I win. Similarly, if I manage to prevent my opponent from getting as many voters ... More >>

Go Directly to Jail; Feel Really Good About It

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 11:13 am | Mark Bradley

Ten days ago, my wife and I joined a group of some 150 concerned citizens who were gathering in Sacramento’s Fremont Park to express their solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. This group was a microcosmic reflection of our ... More >>

Obama to Negotiate with Panama over Rights to the Erie Canal

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 3:21 pm | Mark Bradley

President Barack Obama announced today that his administration has initiated a series of bilateral negotiations with the Republic of Panama over the fate of the Erie Canal system in upstate New York. As a procedural matter, Panama readily concedes that ... More >>

Vegetable Farm (an allegory of an allegory)

Monday, 12 October 2009, 12:49 pm | Mark Bradley

One crisp autumn afternoon toward the end of a profitable fiscal year, Mr. A. D. Midland, C.E.O. of Down-home Pastoral Farms Conglomerated, gathered all of his many and varied vegetable employees together in the warmth of the greenhouse, and was ... More >>

Rupert Puts Roger Ailes in Charge of Fox Sports

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 2:03 pm | Mark Bradley

Being both a Progressive and a fan of Major League Baseball, I sometimes find myself confronted with a troubling moral dilemma: whether or not to besmirch myself by watching the odd baseball game on FOX Sports. Don’t get me wrong; I will watch a game on ... More >>

WSJ Reports Santa Claus Going Out of Business

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 10:31 am | Mark Bradley

A spokesperson for world renown toymaker and philanthropist Santa Claus told the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that after 6,892 consecutive quarters in the red, Claus is finally - reluctantly - calling it quits. Inside sources at Claus Industries ... More >>

Tom Friedman Puts on Dark Glasses & Discovers Sun

Friday, 5 October 2007, 10:33 pm | Mark Bradley

Given the hectic pace of life these days, I suppose it should come as no surprise that we Americans are inexorably loosing our ability to think for ourselves. Social critics have long sought a definitive explanation for this phenomenon, but have so ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: Fun Facts About Invertebrates

Sunday, 23 September 2007, 11:04 pm | Mark Bradley

My ten-year-old granddaughter looked up from her science homework the other day and posed me a question she thought would be a real stumper. More >>

Why Can’t They All Just Get Along?

Saturday, 15 September 2007, 3:20 pm | Mark Bradley

Four years ago (shortly after moving into the neighborhood where I currently live), it was brought to my attention that a thoroughly unpleasant individual resided in the house across the street and two doors down from mine. Not only was he known to ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: The Story Of The 3 Little Wolves

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 12:27 am | Mark Bradley

Once upon a time in the Kantseatha Forest, there lived three hungry little wolves who set out to seek their fortunes. Their names were Dickie, Rover and Scooter. More >>

America's Middle Passage Into the 21st Century

Saturday, 27 January 2007, 10:06 pm | Mark Bradley

I promised myself I would listen to Tuesday night's “State of the Union” speech with an open mind, and I must now report that armed with a rare combination of honeyed rhetoric and steel-trap logic, the president won me over entirely to his point of ... More >>

A Plan To Save America From Fascism For a While

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 11:49 am | Mark Bradley

Pssst. Don’t tell Karl Rove, but I’ve just come up with a fool-proof plan guaranteeing a national Democratic Party sweep in 2008. And the best thing about it is, it works no matter whom the Dems throw up as their presidential candidate: Barack Edwards, ... More >>

Mark Bradley: The Devil with Training Wheels

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:17 pm | Mark Bradley

I would like to add my soft-spoken, but silver-tongued voice to the chorus of outrage that has been expressed throughout this great country of ours over the disgusting remarks uttered at the United Nations by that tin-horn dictator and misleader of ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: Wallace Pulls A Boehner

Monday, 25 September 2006, 1:25 pm | Mark Bradley

A few days ago, Fox “news-puppy” Chris Wallace rounded up the unusually usual suspects for a square-headed roundtable discussion of the week’s knucklehead news from Capitol Hill. Mr. Wallace’s panel was drawn from across the political spectrum, ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: The Carnage of the Animals

Friday, 30 June 2006, 12:34 am | Mark Bradley

I’m a sixth generation Californian on my mother’s side, but my father’s father migrated to the Golden State from Texas less than a century ago. One of my great, great, great (trust me, he wasn’t that great) grandfathers was Hillary Logan, a marginally successful ... More >>

Get Your 2006 Congressional Election Results Now!

Monday, 22 May 2006, 1:46 pm | Mark Bradley

assigning nefarious motives to even the most casual and untested of my acquaintances. As a result, I believe I tend to inspire similar confidence on the part of others. More >>

Satire: The "Meet Your Maker" Package Getaway

Monday, 15 May 2006, 12:15 am | Mark Bradley

Attention all rapture-seeking evangelicals! Don’t miss your last chance to get VIP tickets to the most Apocalyptifying Event of the Millennium! Bring the whole family, and don’t drag your feet (or your knuckles), otherwise you may end up really, really ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: Donald in Miscalculand

Tuesday, 18 April 2006, 12:41 am | Mark Bradley

One day, when he was in the third grade, Donald Rumsfeld brought a bomb to school. He put it on the teacher’s desk. “Is it real?” she asked. “Maybe,” he replied. More >>

Mark W. Bradley: My Daughter, the Apostate

Monday, 3 April 2006, 12:21 am | Mark Bradley

I was shocked and dismayed beyond words the other day to discover that my own beloved daughter, the filial fruit of my loins, has been enlisted as a soldier in the vast swarming army of Godless atheists fiendishly plotting to smother the last dying gasps ... More >>

Mark W. Bradley: Bluster’s Last Stand

Monday, 27 March 2006, 11:54 am | Mark Bradley

In a conscientious effort to comply with the “Truth and Transparency in Government Act” passed by the courageous 109th Congress in 2006, Vice-president Richard “Buckshot” Cheney recently agreed to declassify and make public some 16,000 top-secret Pentagon ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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