Monthly Archives: November 2011

How rotten a bunch are we?     –Robert M. Shelby, 10-29-11.  [788 txt wds]

Before I get into that, let me say, we need a working sense of what “rotten” means. A good friend who wishes to stay anonymous wrote this to me recently in an email: “The fiction that there are two sides to every story and that both sides deserve to be aired gets exhausting, doesn’t it?  […]

Right-Wingnut Insanity. –Robert M. Shelby, 10-21-11. [899 txt wds]

Apart from the speeches and remarks of Eric Cantor or John Boehner and the several candidates for Republican nomination, I seldom see a more concerted, compact and compressed string of flat-out lies, unbalanced spins and misrepresentations than was foisted Friday 10-21-11 in Benicia Herald’s Forum by ‘that guy.’ This is one sadly frustrated, badly frightened, […]