Good-Bye, America

STATUS ALERT! This is a proud JaxPolitix moment, as we have officially received our first vile, disgusting and politically inane troll message. To the troll:  We wish you a full recovery from the multiple head traumas you obviously have sustained. It started decades ago, but that was just laying the ground work for what has… [read more]

What We Need From the House Select Committee

Ed. note: Read through to the end and click the link for a stunning piece you must read. The House Select Committee has a tough job. They are tasked with getting to the bottom of the traitorous terrorist insurrection that has come to be known simply as January 6. Notable is that this committee is… [read more]

Golden Calf

Trump’s endless string of lies at the July 2021 CPAC convention was not just boring; it was old news boring. New day, same old lies. On the other hand, his supplicants applauded and made the proper guttural noises for him in response to his calls for adulation. They did the same for the rest of… [read more]

What’s Going On?

First, Something Personal Parkinson’s Disease is a miserable critter. It strikes famous people like Michael J. Fox, Linda Ronstadt and Neil Diamond and it hits we little folk as well. Nobody knows what causes it, so nobody knows how to prevent it. It’s progressive (it gets worse over time), so all that can be done… [read more]

Potpourri – v13.0

Curmudgeon Corner Richard Branson has successfully staged his self-promotional space spectacular and it is most disappointing. Don’t get me wrong – I’m as geeky as most science geeks and a space shot, even a barely sub-orbital one, is pretty cool. But the science and engineering and cool factors aren’t the real story. The real deal… [read more]

The American ISIS – Part Two

This is Part Two of The American ISIS. Part One was published on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. You can find it here. ———————— Kurt Andersen’s 2017 book Fantasyland is a remarkable journey through our 5 century endeavor to perfect our ability to believe almost anything. It’s about how we blind ourselves to obvious reality and… [read more]

The American ISIS – Part One

When al Qaeda bombed the World Trade Center in 1993 they thought they were doing God’s work. When they upped their game on September 11, 2001 they thought they were doing God’s work. When ISIS beheaded American journalist Danny Pearl they thought they were doing God’s work. When ISIS murdered the staff of Charlie Hebdo… [read more]

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