Category Archives: Politics

Syria

So the war drums are banging again, though softly this time. Which Middle Eastern country did the wheel land on? Syria! Which, of course, means “Iran”. Iran is where the wheel always lands these days, about every couple years or … Continue reading

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Hooray! The Casino Passed!

Which, frankly, there was little doubt about. This doesn’t mean Springfield is definitely getting a casino, just that we’re now officially in the running. One casino will be built in Western Mass, and Springfield/MGM is now a contender. Voter turnout … Continue reading

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Obama to Help Heal Nation by Posthumously Pardoning Trayvon Martin for Being Black

So there you go. It’s okay in the state of Florida to hunt and murder a black kid who is simply walking in your neighborhood. George Zimmerman wanted to be a big hero with his gun, so he shot Trayvon … Continue reading

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Vote NO on Springfield Casino on July 16

A week from today we here in Springfield get to vote against this: That’s the giant eyesore that MGM wants to build downtown and we’re supposed to be excited for. It’s going to save our economy, don’t you know, just … Continue reading

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Many of Us Owe Sarah Palin an Apology

Remember when she said, “How’s that hopey, changey thing working out for ya?” and we made fun of her for it? She was right. Maybe she wasn’t right in the way she intended, but she was still right.

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I Set Down My Xbox Controller, Grab My Pipe, and Talk Politics

We’re all pleased with the demise of DOMA at the hands of the Supreme Court Wednesday, and rightly so. This idiotic law (signed by friend to Conservatives Bill Clinton and voted YEA by Senators Biden, Leahy, Daschle, Reid, Baucus, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Love, Can’t Leave

The first rule of the Internet is: Do not read the comments. The second rule is: DO NOT READ THE COMMENTS. (The third rule is: if this is your first day on the Internet, you have to Internet.) That said, … Continue reading

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Nice City You Got Here. Shame If Anything Happened To It.

Casino money in the Springfield budget (By using that casino money as you said to save jobs, doesn’t that turn a city employees vote on July 16th to a vote on their job instead of a vote for or against … Continue reading

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