Archive for: October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012

The most important election in history

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 16 Oct 2012

Who says Republicans and Democrats can’t agree? Every four years, politicos and pundits, both left and right, come together in a harmonious hymn of hyperbole: “This is the most important election in history!” they sing.

Gargoyle Joe Is Your Debate Firewall?

Filed under: Politics In General - 16 Oct 2012

What does it say about a campaign when its hope for putting a stop to a precipitous decline in the polls is Joe Biden? Last night fireman Joe was at his pompous, bloviating best in the Vice President Debate with …

Alex Karras, RIP

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 16 Oct 2012

Alex Karras, the former Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle and later a successful actor, died on October 10. I have vivid memories of him before he ever gained immortality as “Mongo” in “Blazing Saddles” or as the stepdad of “Webster.”