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In Which I Realize I Am Old

Route 1, Waldoboro, Maine.

The Presidential Power of Hair Dye

K. of Washington State writes in to Irregular Times with a request:

Could you possibly offer a Robert Reich in 2016 bumper sticker?

(It’s one way of encouraging him to run. We need a good candidate with a major party affiliation. Independents like Bernard Sanders do not get elected, and he’s too old.)

Fact check: […]

Bring Them Back

Shan’t. On the morrow. Fiddlesticks. Old bean. Tarnation. Sup.

I’d like to bring these words and phrases back into common usage. What would you bring back?

The Tenacity of a Tree

An Election Procrastination Bumper Sticker

OK, really now, it’s time for the bumper sticker to come off.

To put things in gentle perspective, I saw a Mondale-Ferraro bumper sticker on the back of a beat-up Chevy a few months ago.


When Republicans Try To Hack At the Hydra of Free Speech, Spring Back Manifold

In the past month, the Republican Party has been deploying a cadre of lawyers to eliminate graphic criticism of the Republican Party by demanding the removal of images featuring “GOP,” “Grand Old Party,” “Republican National Committee,” “RNC,” or a Republican elephant. These Republican lawyers are threatening lawsuits out the wazoo, trying to scare people into […]