OK, I’m sitting here watching Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s TODAY SHOW.  She is doing a report on the Tax Reform Bill.  She points out that polling of the public finds that the proposed Bill is ‘unpopular’ with the public.  Perhaps you are surprised.  Maybe even Savanna is surprised.  I don’t know why – the Democratic Party, ably assisted by the  lamestream media, has been telling absolute lies about the Bill for months.

Then Savannah interviews Republican Leader Paul Ryan.   In typical lamestream media mode, she rarely allows Ryan to answer a question without interrupting to ask another or challenging what he is trying to say.   Then, as if by magic, Savannah discovers a new word.  She asked Ryan about liberal charges that passage of the Tax Reform Bill would result in – dare I repeat Savannah’s new word – a “DEFICIT” in the budget.  You, I’m quite sure, are familiar with this word.  It just kinda’ seems that Savannah and everybody else in the lamestream media lost it for the 8 years of the Obama administration.  And now they have rediscovered it.  I find this especially interesting in view of the fact that POTUS Obama’s DEFICITS more than doubled the national debt in those 8 years.  But they have dusted the word off and returned it to their lexicon.  And Savannah is adamant that Ryan must justify passing a Bill that will add more than a trillion dollars to the debt in ten years.  Unwilling to entertain the possibility that Ryan’s explanation as to why her assumption is wrong she proceeded on.  Again, this is after she was totally disinterested in POTUS Obama adding more than 10 trillion in 8 years.

Savannah also seemed quite incensed that the biggest cut was for corporations.  I believe that Savannah is a lawyer so I find it curious that she apparently doesn’t know just how absolutely stupid this position is.  I’m not going to take the time to delve into this issue today other than to suggest if there’s anyone out there who does not already understand this, but who wants to, should check out my Blog posting of 2/5/16.  Just enter “patter” (without the quote marks) in the search window of my Blog and the posting titled “ECON 101” will pop up.

I’m sure that Matt Liar will be happy to know that, despite his departure, media bias yet reigns at NBC.



  This morning on ‘Meet the Press,’ Chuck Toad interviewed Nancy Pelosi. She insisted that Franken and Conyers should be accorded ‘due process.’ This despite the fact that their sex offenses are relatively contemporary, well documented and self confessed. On the other hand, she persisted in referring to Roy Moore as a ‘child molester’ over and over. No due process for Moore. Not one interruption by Chuck Toad to point out that those are ‘allegations’ 40 years after the fact that he has denied. But then that’s how Democrats work. She uses the term 4 or 5 times – ‘child molester’ – uncorrected and unchallenged. Remember when Dirty Harry Reid ran around saying that Mitt Romney hadn’t paid taxes in years during the 2012 campaign? When later confronted about this lie he said it didn’t matter because Obama won. Put a lie in peoples’ ears over and over and it has an effect on peoples’ thinking. That is the Democrat Party for you. Lie, lie and lie again. And it’s the same mantra of the alphabet networks.


Baltimore City receives more money per student than any other school district in the State. In fact, In the entire U.S. there are only four (4) school districts that receive more money per student than Baltimore City. This probably doesn’t surprise you considering the sparkling reputation the City has for quality edumacation.
So it must be surprising to learn that Baltimore is just about on track to end the year with a murder for every day of the year. Measured in murders per capita, I think the City is way ahead of Chicago. Yesterday an 18 year veteran city policeman was gravely wounded on a city street. There has been a spate of attacks by gangs of teens against individuals in the city (here’s a secret you must tell to no one – the gangs are Black teens and almost all the victims are whites. Shhhh … don’t tell anybody) The morning local news shows are flush with Baltimore politicians demanding ‘programs’ to curb the violence. Previous Baltimore ‘programs’ included politicians calling upon the miscreants to ‘take a weekend off’ from their felonious ways. You get 1 guess how well that worked out.
Sadly, I must inform the residents and leaders of Baltimore City that it is too late to do much of anything. In the early 60s the liberal establishment threw God out of our schools. Since then these liberals have been progressively doing all they can to squeeze God out of our culture. They have paid young women to create single parent homes. In short, we have a generation of kids raised without God and without fathers to guide them. This is a perfect prescription for a ‘lost generation’ of children. Their personalities are formed – just about impossible to change .
So you might as well get used to it. Especially if you live in the City. And as long as Democrats control the City each generation will be worse than the previous one. This problem was aptly described in the Bible. ‘We have sown the wind and now we are reaping the whirlwind.’
Oh, and all you other counties in Maryland, nay, in the U.S., if you do not already have your own ‘lost generation,’ you soon will. The liberals threw God out of ALL the schools. Any display of Godly things is being daily suppressed. Ten Commandments out of Court Houses. Law suits are being filed every day to get any Godly influence or observance out of the public domain. It is coming.


Did you ever think about Superman? Here’s a guy who flies around Metropolis in blue tights, red underwear on the outside, red boots and a red cape. He also has a big red “S” on his chest. Why the big red “S”? Is it like there’s 50 guys flying around Metropolis in blue tights and a red cape and he needs the red “S” to distinguish him from the other 49? So Superman lands on a street and somebody says, “Who are you? Oh, wait, there’s a big red “S” on your chest. You’re Superman.”


Back in February, the New York City tourism agency said Trump’s “travel ban and related rhetoric” would mean a drop of 300,000 visitors in 2017. They now predict a 3.6% rise in tourism for this year.

Finance expert Steve Rattner predicted “a market crash of historic proportions” under President Trump. Moody’s warned of a “weaker” economy. Other doomsayers included Mark Cuban, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Bridgewater Associates and Macroeconomic Advisers. A number of economists predicted that growth would not exceed 2%.

Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman demonstrated his lack of aversion to lying by predicting before the election that Trump would bring “a global recession, with no end in sight.” Shortly after the election he apparently got some new tea leaves as he back tracked on his doomsday predictions. Think ye that mayhaps his previous predictions may have been only for political purposes?

The Dow has climbed more than 25 percent since the election and the first two full quarters of Trump’s term both saw growth of 3 percent or more.

More recently, Trump’s cutbacks to help for folks signing up for ObamaCare brought warnings that enrollment would surely plummet. The first few days of open enrollment this year, however, saw a record number of people sign up.

Despite all the crying and moaning from the Left about fascism and tyranny, Trump has scrupulously obeyed the law. This, even with obstruction by judges who came up with senseless legal theories to block Trump’s “travel ban” executive orders.

This does not preclude the possibility of bad news for the economy or ObamaCare in the future, but it does demonstrate that predictions of Armageddon at the hands of Donald Trump were … well … trumped up with lies by agents and agencies that were supposedly providing “unbiased” analysis.


On Christmas, 2009, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab planned to board a jumbo jet with 2.6 ounces of explosive secreted in his underpants. The fact that he had been wearing the briefs for 3 consecutive weeks was a contributing factor in his interception by authorities. But I digress.

The issue at hand is the continuing efforts of Muslim extremists to terrorize Americans however possible. In light of this we must remember that the enemy learns from its failures. Training would be suicide bombers to only wear their weaponized skivvies the day of the intended attack is only one aspect of their effort.

Furthermore, disturbing reports from American intel sources reveal that mid-east terrorist operatives are developing a new generation of weaponized underwear utilizing so-called “high capacity’ underpants. Boxer briefs and boxer underpants are being developed that can carry as much as 7 ounces of explosive material. Possible development of an even more powerful device in the form of long underwear could deliver more than 20 ounces of deadly explosives.

Based on this information it is imperative that the public demand of our elected officials new laws banning the production of high capacity underpants. No reasonable person needs boxer briefs, boxers or long underwear. So the next time you hear someone say, “Boxers or briefs?” You make sure they know you stand for briefs. The NUA (National Underwear Association) must be held to account. This madness must stop!


As a young teen I was the typical football fan. More specifically a Baltimore Colts fan. I lived and died with the Colts. I became physically sick after some of the more frustrating losses. You can ask my sister. I remember one game in which Unitas threw a TD pass to my hero Lenny Moore with less than a minute left in the game to take the lead over the Lions. After the kick-off the Colts anticipated that the Lions QB (I think it was Earl Morrel before he came to the Colts) would try to throw all passes to the sidelines to conserve time. Instead the QB sent all the backs and receivers to the sidelines EXCEPT the tight end who almost leisurely trotted down the center of the field and caught a lob pass to win the game.  I erupted at both ends.
Then Bullet Bob Ersay came to town. After a number of infuriating statements and personnel moves, Bullet Bob brought in a herd of Mayflower moving vans on a snowy night at the end of March, 1984 and took MY Baltimore Colts to some hick town in the Midwest. It is fortunate I was no longer a teen when this happened or I probably would have slashed my wrists or jumped off a tall building.
That night in 1984 robbed me of any interest in football. In fact, it pretty much robbed me of any interest in following sports. Oh, I still participated in sports with friends and co-workers – the typical middle age stuff. But when it comes to watching any TV sports, I couldn’t care less. Actually I should probably thank Bullet Bob, if he was still alive. Stop and consider the amount of time the average male spends watching sports on TV. I’ve had that time to do more interesting and productive things.
OK, here’s where I’m going with all this. Today I wished that all of the above had not happened. After hearing what the Ravens did during the National Anthem today, I wished that I was still a big fan of football simply so that I could vow to never watch another Raven’s game – ever. So if I he hadn’t and I hadn’t and I still was and therefore could, I would feel so great.