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Jon Faulkner is a licensed Master Mariner. He has long considered the conservative republican mindset a form of mental illness. He lives in northern Maine.

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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 1, 2010
Sophistry and the Right As deceitful as any Sophist the right never hesitates to employ any subterfuge, exaggeration, anecdotal license or bold faced lie to achieve its ends
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 26, 2010
Riding The Disintegrating Empire To Oblivion The Bush Administration was the first Right Wing Junta ever installed by a renegade Supreme Court. Democratic leaders bent like straw in a high wind, and have never recovered
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Stupidity R.A.T.S. and Sociopaths The nation has reached the tipping point and, after Obama's term, can't afford 8 years of rule by sociopath.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 13, 2010
Sherlock Holmes and Obama's Uselessness The first presidency ever engineered for failure.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 8, 2010
American's Reflection Is BP's Disaster Americans must inform themselves. They can't depend on Fox News and Beck for their information. They have to grow up, and understand their government is lost to them.
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 21, 2010
Americans Must Share The Blame For Enabling B.P. Until Americans are willing to take a hard look at themselves, and take seriously their responsibilities to send honest men and women to Congress Corporate vultures will continue destroying what still remains of Democracy
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 17, 2010
Brain Dead Taxpayers Subsidize B.P's Recklessness Right Wing Troglodytes are not smart enough to be in positions of power. Their corporate masters will remain perfectly willing to sacrifice enormous quantities of marine life, and the livelihoods of tens of thousands who depend on that life, in the interests of profit.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 17, 2010
Give it a break No one's listening. And all sincere intentions won't change a damn thing.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Why Do Americans Pretend They Have Government? The Office of the Presidency, the Congress and the Supreme Court are practically useless. If government were functionally effective the U.S. wouldn't be decaying like an overripe grape in November.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 8, 2010
What's Next? More Political Solutions? Take 'em all out and shoot 'em.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Parasites, King George, Camels And Rodeo Clowns Tired accountability of the same horror that has plagued humanity since cavemen stopped drawing on walls.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 26, 2010
Enough Cowardice. The Supreme Traitors Must Go The Supreme Court's five little asses gotta go. The so called "Supreme Court" has revealed itself as a Right Wing alternative to Constitutional law.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 25, 2010
Time To Abandon The Sinking Ship Democracy is now afictional system that give Americans an imagined sense of freedom. Critizing the government is exactly what Americans are supposed to be doing. It takes the heat off the corporate plutocracy that the U.S. has become.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 11, 2009
Obama's Squandered Presidency As cautious and hesitant as a tortoise, Obama has squandered the opportunity that fortune so generously gave him. Such opportunity is rare, and will not present again in the foreseeable future
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 12, 2009
Obama's Short And Unremarkable Presidency Obama, if he doesn't start satisfying his base, will not be re-elected. He is steadily squandering whatever goodwill he had earned by his promises on the campaign trail. Many of his supporters feel justifiably betrayed, as he devotes himself to repaying his corporate campaign contributors.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 2, 2009
The Liars Reign Supreme As The Nation Withers Without an inspired motive that attempts a renewal of purpose, the incomprehensible static of lies and distortions are killing the soul of a nation that can't seem to rise above its self prescribed hubris. Entropy becomes the norm, and the end is met.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Banks, Lawn Darts, And Human Folly The U.S. has the most expensive and one of the least effective systems of health care in the world, and the insurers would not have it any other way. If they can stop meaningful health care legislation from becoming law, and reform tort law at the same time, their fondest dreams will be realized.    
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 8, 2009
A Conversation With A Rabid Right Winger Trying to carry on a conversation with a right winger is like ... A true American patriot said it best. “To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” -- Thomas Paine, US patriot & political philosopher (1737 - 1809)
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 2, 2009
Revolution? Or The Realization Of Orwell's Vision? At this point, only revolution will re-establish the democratic state. But revolution is extremely unlikely. Many Americans are so ignorant, uninformed and timid, they can't bring themselves to vote their criminal representatives out of office.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 21, 2009
Misguided Revolution: Anti-Government Extremists Mistake Their Enemy Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch, gleefully celebrated his victory when a Florida Court ruled, “there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.”  

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