Monthly Archives: June 2012

Inept vs. Insane: Who’s on First-aid? (Updated 7/1/12)

I love a conservative with a sense of humor. They are hard to find, generally. Dennis Miller gets off a few zingers now and then and Ann Coulter runs her tongue through a pencil sharpener every morning to maintain her … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 69 Comments

Squeezing Out a Living

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

After the Victory Lap, More Questions

Now that the Supremes have decided that the healthcare mandate is a tax and therefore legal, a whole new set of questions arise in the ongoing debate. Since I am the idiot in charge of dumb questions, here are a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 36 Comments

Much Ado About Nuttin’

Due to my duties as a caregiver, it’s been a few years since I’ve been able to attend the Tuesday Board of Supes meetings. That all ended a few weeks ago with the passing of my mother-in-law, so I took … Continue reading

Posted in Local, Politics | Leave a comment

I Scream for the American Dream

                                  I have no illusions that independent voters will abandon the two party hegemony this fall. Every attempt at creating a viable third party alternative has fallen flat on its collective face. Yet, the above cartoon is still an accurate portrayal … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 42 Comments

Strangers in Paradise

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

KVMR Building Moves Forward

The proposed new building for KVMR at 120 Bridge St. took another step toward becoming reality tonight. The Nevada City Planning Commission approved the architectural design with a few minor tweeks, moving it forward to further public hearings. Sitting through an NC … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Local | 4 Comments

Goodbye, Jeff Ackerman

Jeff Ackerman, editor/publisher of The Union, has announced his depature from the newspaper, effective in early July. Jeff is moving to Roseburg, Oregon to take the reins of that city’s News Review. Jeff came to Nevada County during the contentious … Continue reading

Posted in General, Local | 132 Comments

V for….?

For the better part of a year, I have been telling Republicans that they might do well in 2012 if they could focus on economic issues and resist the temptation to fondle the hot-button social issues. “No, Bob,” they told … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Politics | 56 Comments

Roll the Dice

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments