August 30, 2016

Your Lyin’ Eyes (road trip!)

August is birthday month for my family and friends. Countless numbers of birthdays. Last weekend, the Lovely Lainey and I decided to drive to south Florida to celebrate the weekend with sister Joan who, guess what, had another birthday. I don’t ask the age of ladies because I don’t want them to lie to me. Nonetheless, on the drive south, I was riding shotgun and fiddlin’ with the radio. A talk show host caught our

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August 13, 2016

Recession? or Recovery?

The absence of terror attacks has turned the politicians and the propagandists into once again discussing the economy. News of the 1.2 percent growth of the Gross National Product on Friday, August 5, 2016 fanned the flames a tiny bit. This will last until the candidates and the mainstream media find something else to wrap their shallow minds around. Something like the last stupid statement the Donald made; or news about Hillary’s emails or some

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August 10, 2016

Yes, we have no Solutions Today

I confess. The Muckster has fallen into the trap of candidate-watching on the tele. I am attempting to find a candidate, any candidate, that has a solution to anything. To date, I have failed miserably. Yes, we have no solutions today. When the Muckster was a youngster, there was a recording of a song called “Yes, we have no bananas today.”  There are loads of versions and bunches of accounts as to the origin of

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