I strive to write from a balanced, informed and fact-based perspective. I try to maintain an even and reasonable tone. I do not want to come off as being thoughtlessly incendiary -- in other words, a verbal Molotov cocktail tosser.
Take Ann Coulter, for example, there is little amusing, witty, profound or educating in her musings. She writes to provoke pure anger at her targets -- nada mas. What Howard Stern is to shock radio, she is to shock politics. And both get paid well to do such. I want to represent the antithesis of this style.
But sometimes in our modern verbal guerrilla warfare, you have to fight fire with fire. Facing the absurdity that passes for serious political conversation and introspection, sometimes a reasonable tone falls flat.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Friday, November 9, 2012
President Obama practically ran the table on Romney in the battleground states: winning all but North Carolina.
In the aftermath, pundits, party officials and big wallet folks are asking: What the hell happened?
My two cents...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
And again I say, welcome to the New America: more diverse, more dynamic, more accepting, more multi-cultured and more determined. It is not neo-1950's and even the 1980's, decades in which -- as Bill O'Reilly stated -- so-called traditional Americans can unilaterally impose their will.
And to my fellow conservatives, the words of the following Huffington Post commentor sums it up best:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
|"His coming is resented as impudence"|
In some shape and form, America has always been very comfortable with this caricatured image of Black America. These characters never pose a threat to the status quo in our society -- on the contrary, they are reassuring to popular and dearly held stereotype beliefs.