Monthly Archives: December 2012

Plastic Planet

Plastic Planet     Near the beginning of the 1968 film “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman, the main character, is at a graduation party given by his parents.  A family friend pulls him aside and says, “I’ve got just one word for the … Continue reading

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A Very Prankheimer Christmas

A Very Prankheimer Christmas by Earnest Prankheimer      “Chipmunks roasting on an open fire, Frostbite snapping off your nose, Yuletide crap (made in China) displayed, And oil rigs threaten Eskimos, Everybody knows A missle and some turkey toes Could make … Continue reading

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The Two Santa Claus Theory

The Two Santa Claus Theory        In keeping with the season, a couple of Christmas themed posts will light up your holidays, I hope.  But this one isn’t what you may think.        Barry Goldwater’s shellacking … Continue reading

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Let’s Tax Stupid!

Let’s Tax Stupid! This week’s post is dedicated to Roadrunner, one of my most avid readers.     We’ve heard a lot this election season about how voting should be a basic right.  I disagree.  Health care should be a basic right, … Continue reading

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Life at the Bottom

Life at the Bottom This week’s post is dedicated to Leon, Kris, and Nate, who took me in when I was at the bottom.  I can’t begin to thank them enough.     I’m one of those poor people Mitt Romney doesn’t … Continue reading

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