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Yada, Yada, Yada…and That’s Why We Live on Mars

It’s cold in Houston, abnormally so. Generally speaking our winter has been colder than most remember. Plus, Dallas is covered with 11 inches of snow and DC still faces 6 foot snow drifts.  DJ’s report […]

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Surprise, Surprise Surprise: Gomer Pyle’s Iran Policy

Last week Iran’s President tells the International Atomic Energy Agency of its plans to enrich uranium at its Natanz centrifuge plant to nearly 20 percent purity. In late January, the Islamic Republic hung two men […]

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Timing is everything – McGuire & Edwards

Admissions, contriteness, apologies – all good for the soul and TMZ.com; sometimes people wait for the confession booth, Yom Kipper, or both.  But waiting for a new job or book release, well that’s something entirely […]

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Why Invictus Made Me Sad

Invictus, the powerfully feel-good inspirational movie that introduces a whole new generation to Nelson Mandela, downright depressed me. And not because S. Africa won mind you; I have no allegiance to the All Black’s of […]

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On the NJ Shore – an offer you shouldn’t refuse

New Jersey lawmakers asked MTV to cancel the series The Jersey Shore. Have not seen nor plan nor to watch, but sounds like the Jersey Legislature’s been watching reruns of the Sopranos. Maybe James Gandolfini can […]

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Last Exit to Afghanistan

To express shock and surprise, it helps tremendously if the shocked and surprised is actually shocked and surprised. I am not talking about the time you found out about the surprise party and faked a […]

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That’s a lot of Synagogues

Though Gilo, Israel lies within Jerusalem’s municipal boundaries and is geographically contiguous to surrounding Jewish neighborhoods that pre-dated the Six Day War, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday afternoon that, “We (the Obama Administration) are […]

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J Street Jive

As Eddie Murphy’s character Reggie Hammond shouted in 48 Hrs, “And I want the rest of you cowboys to know something, there’s a new sheriff in town. And his name is Reggie Hammond. So y’all […]

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Put it on my Tab

The New York Times reports today that “Saudi Arabia is trying to enlist other oil-producing countries to support a provocative idea: if wealthy countries reduce their oil consumption to combat global warming, they should pay […]

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“Throw it Back…Throw it Back”

Just like home team fans chant to the person in the outfield bleachers who caught a visiting batter’s home run, we too should chant to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Barak Obama, “throw it back”. No […]

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