Posts Tagged ‘Bob Packwood’

Reminds Me Of An Old Joke

I was wandering around at Crooks and Liars, and I found another piece of video that is a lovely coda to the Trump video in the last post. It seems that racist nincompoop Russell Pearce, State Senator from Arizona, is running into a few bumps with the dastardly Liberal Media down there. Stunningly, Arizonans evidently [...]

Except for the Bellbottoms, That Is

As a kid growing up in the 1960′s and 70′s, I really believed that America was rapidly becoming a better place, and the future looked bright.  In first grade and kindergarten, I attended a school in a nearby “ghetto” neighborhood, where the “War on Poverty” lured privileged white kids like myself by offering gym classes, [...]

Yes, We Could

I guess one of the most depressing things about getting older is realizing that, just like Grandpa used to say, (or, in my case, my crazy grandmother, Etta…), since one’s youth, things really have indeed gone downhill.  Growing up in Oregon in the 60′s and 70′s was a little bit like living in the socialist [...]

Spastically Incomprehensible

My local rag, the Oregonian, has an incurable tendency to take up quixotic and unpopular conservative causes, and then make an ass of itself maniacally defending them against the wishes of all present.  When they lose, as they did with assisted suicide and measures 66 and 67, they imperiously scold their readers afterward and hamhandedly [...]

Get off my lawn, too

Reading somewhat dumbfoundedly the meandering and retarded but mercifully brief something or other, evidently scrawled in crayon on the nursing home wallpaper by my own former Senator, Bob Packwood of Oregon, that the ever-forgiving New York Times saw fit to publish today, I kinda felt sorry for the old heel.  How the mighty senator, a [...]