Author Archives: The GroundHog

About The GroundHog

Words matter.

What’s similar to tuning into a soap opera after a long absence?

The Answer: Paul Ryan’s budget plan — there’s nothing new. It’s unreal. Ryan and his supporters are like the movie, “Groundhog Day,” they repeat the same thing every year. It’s as if Paul Ryan instructs his staff to change the date and

What’s similar to tuning into a soap opera after a long absence?

The Answer: Paul Ryan’s budget plan — there’s nothing new. It’s unreal. Ryan and his supporters are like the movie, “Groundhog Day,” they repeat the same thing every year. It’s as if Paul Ryan instructs his staff to change the date and

America to GOP on the ACA: Can you hear us now?

When Republicans, especially the hard-liners, claim that their shutting down the government is what the American people want, they might as well be saying we want to lose our jobs, our homes, our national security, and so much more so

America to GOP on the ACA: Can you hear us now?

When Republicans, especially the hard-liners, claim that their shutting down the government is what the American people want, they might as well be saying we want to lose our jobs, our homes, our national security, and so much more so

Ted Cruz: No room for trust.

Is there no end to Ted Cruz’ phantasmagorical display of self-absorption? He persistently claims his valueless actions are in response to the “voice” of the American people as if to cause us to visualize the masses throwing themselves at his

Ted Cruz: No room for trust.

Is there no end to Ted Cruz’ phantasmagorical display of self-absorption? He persistently claims his valueless actions are in response to the “voice” of the American people as if to cause us to visualize the masses throwing themselves at his

The Affordable Care Act works!

Most Americans don’t want another war. I know I don’t and military service is a proud tradition in my family. Just as I don’t want to see our brave men and women sent into battle in some far off place

The Affordable Care Act works!

Most Americans don’t want another war. I know I don’t and military service is a proud tradition in my family. Just as I don’t want to see our brave men and women sent into battle in some far off place

US House Speaker John Boehner (R)

Boehner, leader of least productive Congress, shares his pride and should be paid accordingly.

“[W]e should not be judged on how many new laws we create. We ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal.” Speaker of the House, John Boehner, July 21, 2013 That’s what John Boehner said to CBS’s Bob

US House Speaker John Boehner (R)

Boehner, leader of least productive Congress, shares his pride and should be paid accordingly.

“[W]e should not be judged on how many new laws we create. We ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal.” Speaker of the House, John Boehner, July 21, 2013 That’s what John Boehner said to CBS’s Bob

Rapture on the Edge of a Dime

Rapture on the Edge of a Dime. Normally, I ask permission to report something, but this is one of those moments wherein I just have to share a wonderful post about being in the zone and about that special place

Rapture on the Edge of a Dime

Rapture on the Edge of a Dime. Normally, I ask permission to report something, but this is one of those moments wherein I just have to share a wonderful post about being in the zone and about that special place

Les Miz

Les Miserables the movie was miserable.

Before going to see a play or musical, I tend to shy away from sifting through a lot of reviews. I may glance at one or two, I’ll check out the bios of the cast and watch an online trailer,

Les Miz

Les Miserables the movie was miserable.

Before going to see a play or musical, I tend to shy away from sifting through a lot of reviews. I may glance at one or two, I’ll check out the bios of the cast and watch an online trailer,

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Ann Coulter and the violence of racist and disparaging commentary

“Perhaps, someday, blacks will win the right to be treated like volitional human beings. But not yet.” Ann Coulter [....] It’s only a few words from Coulter’s July 17 article, To Avoid Looking Like a Criminal, Don’t Commit a Crime,”

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Ann Coulter and the violence of racist and disparaging commentary

“Perhaps, someday, blacks will win the right to be treated like volitional human beings. But not yet.” Ann Coulter [....] It’s only a few words from Coulter’s July 17 article, To Avoid Looking Like a Criminal, Don’t Commit a Crime,”