Louie Gohmert

GOP Bill to Rename Indian Ocean Passes House

(Washington, DC)  “We know we’re close,” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX).  “It all hinges upon how many of those stubborn Injuns are willing to move there.”  In a stunning move, the House passed HB – 1098 by a narrow margin, only 210 to 208 with 14 not voting.  The bill, introduced by Gohmert and supported…

michael brown, ferguson, missouri

Facts on Ferguson

Everyone at one time or another has experienced a battle between what we will call your “head” and your “heart.”  There are times when most of us can justify the use of one over the other, and we can also justify disagreeing with opposing views.  However, when it comes to the law, the “head” and…

“The Butler” – film review

Before seeing Lee Daniels’ The Butler, I had several reasons to dislike it.  First, I don’t like anyone’s name before the title.  I would not like Martin Scorcese’s Goodfellas or Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, thus I would not like anyone’s anything.  Second, any film with Oprah Winfrey usually belongs on basic cable. …

Freedom of Speech does not mean Freedom from Consequences

Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. It is one of those double-edged swords that…

Cloud Atlas – The Tangled Web We Weave

I’m not going to spell out every role played by all of the very versatile and talented actors in Cloud Atlas.  You can go to IMDB and learn that if you’re interested.  Instead, I’m only going to outline the segments and the stars because knowing greater details will not help you understand anything any better or…