Giuliani’s Old Elementary Teacher is Not Happy With Him

By: Saturday February 21, 2015 10:00 am

If only I could get regular mail. Instead, I get anonymous phone calls.

This time it pointed me to an old schoolhouse near Kansas City. “Go behind the south wing, and you’ll see where there used to be a garden. Walk past it, and when you find an old compost pile, look for an envelope. I think you’ll be very interested in what’s inside.”

Curious, I pushed back a bit. “Lots of things might interest me. What’s in that envelope that’s so special that I should go looking for a pile of compost?”

The voice on the phone paused, then said “It’s a letter from one of my grandparents to Rudy Giuliani.”

“Why can’t your grandparent simply put it in the mail?” I asked.

“Two reasons. First, you need a mailing address, and we don’t have one. Second, though, and more important, is privacy. You see, my grandparent was Rudy Giuliani’s elementary school teacher. Go find that letter, please.”

I did . . .


Signatures Submitted to Get Marijuana Legalization on the 2016 Nevada Ballot

By: Friday November 14, 2014 2:59 pm

The 2014 election just ended but already marijuana reform supporters are getting ready for the 2016 election. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Nevada has turned in what should be more than a sufficient number of signatures to get their legalization measure put on the ballot in 2016.

Why Republicans Have No Incentives to Make Deals with Obama

By: Wednesday November 12, 2014 12:43 pm

I’m very skeptical that any significant legislative deals will be reached between congressional Republicans and President Obama over the next two years because Republican members have almost no incentive to compromise.

No One Knows What the Big Political Issue Will Be Come 2016

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 1:13 pm

I don’t know what the big political issue will be around December of 2015, but I doubt it will be ISIS unless our latest war goes bad. If it does that might not necessarily bad for the candidate who has been skeptical about how effective military action can be.

Take it with a grain of salt…and Americans love taking salt by the pound!

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 1:30 am

2016 Election, Democrats, Republicans

By 2016, at Least 1/6th of Voters Will Be Too Young to Remember the Lewinsky Circus

By: Wednesday May 7, 2014 4:31 pm

For politicians, whatever the politics surrounding an issue were when they were first elected often remain stuck that way in their minds. Similarly with big media figures in political reporting, they seem to believe if they worked on a big story it will remain relevant forever to the American public.

Quick, there’s a possiblity that peace may break out

By: Friday November 8, 2013 2:30 am

A world where ANYTHING that avoids Iran being bombed, is a victory for Iran and hence a loss for Bolton.

Oh, good plan

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 1:30 am

NBC and CNN are planning on developing respectively a miniseries and documentary about Hillary Clinton.

I know you can barely contain your lack of enthusiasm.

But not Reince Priebus.

More Bad Polling for Rubio and What It Could Mean for Immigration Reform

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Recent polling has all been bad news for Marco Rubio (R-FL). A new PPP poll found Rubio has dropped substantially in their national Republican primary poll. He went from first place to sixth over the past several months. From PPP:

More Indications Biden Is Thinking About Another Run

By: Friday May 10, 2013 9:30 am

As long as Biden is possibly considering a run it at least means activists on the left have a small point of leverage over this lame duck administration.

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