You've been hearing this piece of idiocy forever, "It wasn't the New Deal that saved us from the Great Depression, it was World War II." In other words, domestic deficit spending is evil, but military deficit spending on a humungous scale is somehow not deficit spending at all! Go Figure. New … [Read more...] about New Deal Bashing: A New Tool For The Ignorant
Where it's cool to be hip, smart, and Liberal again, at last! Welcome To Chicago East! Old guard Washingtonians can feel it coming: a vast sea change in the culture of the Capital City. Many locals are unaware of what's about to happen. Want to see how cool this stodgy old town could actually … [Read more...] about Welcome To Chicago East! AKA Washington, DC!
Four Days after the 2008 Presidential Election, on November 6, 2008, James J Patterson had this to say, "The 2010 Congressional Election Campaign began on November 5th"...would that it had. A reprint of that column is here, and may prove insightful as we head into the stretch run... Now that the … [Read more...] about Kick’m While They’re Down!
Artist Greg Robison asks Patterson's Vagabonds to Compare and contrast! This Is A Watercolor Of A Pig... Is It Still A Watercolor Of A Pig? You Decide ! … [Read more...] about To Be Or Not To Be… A Pig With Lipstick?
Our Midwest Vagabond, Mancheenee, has weighed in with his thoughts on the Democratic and Republican Nominees. Consequently, at his request, we take our first survey of the Free Thinkers of the Inner Sanctum, Patterson’s Committee of Vagabonds. Mancheenee, cultural critic, and lifelong movie buff, … [Read more...] about UNITE THE CLANS!! DO IT NOW!!
How Did We Get Here? Six months ago you could ask any Democrat from Santa Barbara to Portland, Maine, and they would have said the same thing regarding the eight or so candidates seeking the 2008 Democratic nomination: “I’ll take any of them!” But “time changes everything” as the old song … [Read more...] about It’s About America, Stupid!