Articles by: Lorraine Devon Wilke

Sandy Seduces Mitt To Flip On FEMA (VIDEO)

Sandy Seduces Mitt To Flip On FEMA (VIDEO)

The flip will likely give his confused followers, his party, and malleable old Mitt himself, a painful case of ‘calculated campaign’ whiplash.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Could Sandy Postpone National Election For First Time In History? (VIDEO)

Could Sandy Postpone National Election For First Time In History? (VIDEO)

Which will have more of an effect – the storm’s logistical problems or the candidates’ very different reactions to Sandy?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
BREAKING NEWS: Obama ‘Birth Video’ Hatched By Romanian Cotton Merchant (VIDEO)

BREAKING NEWS: Obama ‘Birth Video’ Hatched By Romanian Cotton Merchant (VIDEO)

Hard to believe but it appears even anti-Obama media hog Trump didn’t want to flog this one. That alone should emphasize its fraudulence.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
BREAKING NEWS – Gays Are Behind Hurricane Sandy

BREAKING NEWS – Gays Are Behind Hurricane Sandy

It seems The Gays have reached beyond terra firma to grab old Mother Nature and whip that bitch into a megastorm frenzy.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
We Shopped Till It Dropped…The Misery Index, That Is!

We Shopped Till It Dropped…The Misery Index, That Is!

A higher GDP encourages the markets, which makes investors happy, and with shiny happy people talking about the market doing well, the confidence of everyone is boosted…which makes people want to go out and buy things. And turns out, we are!

Des Moines Register Endorses A Republican For The First Time Since…Nixon

Des Moines Register Endorses A Republican For The First Time Since…Nixon

Is it ‘petty and ridiculous’ to believe Editor Rick Green’s pique at the White House’s request for privacy did not play into their decision, as he asserts?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
CPA Says Lowering Taxes To Create Jobs Is A Myth

CPA Says Lowering Taxes To Create Jobs Is A Myth

I have countless returns of individuals who pay the upper rate and I can confidently say that if you lower their rate – they will dance a jig and pocket the money.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
It’s The Economy, Stupid…And WE Are The Economy

It’s The Economy, Stupid…And WE Are The Economy

Dismissing the economic importance of the social issues of the Democratic party to leap into bed with a candidate who has announced his plans to destroy them – then write off that defection as being somehow noble – is calculated and insulting.

If Presidential Campaigns Were ‘The Voice’ There Would Be NO Undecideds (VIDEO)

If Presidential Campaigns Were ‘The Voice’ There Would Be NO Undecideds (VIDEO)

They’re presidential candidates, not contestants on ‘The Voice!’ A guy can’t help if he’s not a singer, right? Wait, what? Meatloaf’s in the audience?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Benghazi Emails: Smoking Gun Or Fog Of War?

Benghazi Emails: Smoking Gun Or Fog Of War?

Intelligence experts caution that initial reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate.

Isn’t It Time To Take Down Ann Coulter?

Isn’t It Time To Take Down Ann Coulter?

So if ignoring her doesn’t work, she doesn’t have a show to boycott, and most of us wouldn’t buy her books anyway, what are the options to shut her down?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues
Ryan Confused By More Than ‘Horses And Bayonets’

Ryan Confused By More Than ‘Horses And Bayonets’

Similar to Sarah Palin’s somewhat literal take – to put kindly – on loftier concepts involving smart, nuanced wit, Mr. Ryan seems to have missed the point.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues
Even Fox News Poll Says Obama Walloped Romney

Even Fox News Poll Says Obama Walloped Romney

If you’re still ‘undecided’ after last night, you’re just not paying attention.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Trump Announces: ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts As Involved In Bin Laden Capture As The President

Trump Announces: ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts As Involved In Bin Laden Capture As The President

Realizing the weary ‘birther’ meme is losing steam and feeling his media stats slipping a little of late, this morning he gas-bagged all his usual anti-Obama pontifications before landing on a new one he hoped would gain some traction.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
With Rupert Murdoch Circling For Purchase, The Los Angeles Times Endorses Barack Obama

With Rupert Murdoch Circling For Purchase, The Los Angeles Times Endorses Barack Obama

Its continuing influence as the newspaper of record for the second biggest city in the country makes this endorsement a powerful feather in cap of the Obama campaign.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Romney’s Self-Deportation Idea Inspires Similar Program For Felons (HUMOR)

Romney’s Self-Deportation Idea Inspires Similar Program For Felons (HUMOR)

Between self-deportation and self-imprisonment, society could enter a golden era of self-correction, freed from the cat-and-mouse paradigm of crime and punishment.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Political Humor
Election 2012 – Lying Is The New Truth

Election 2012 – Lying Is The New Truth

In the year 2012, at a time when we need clear, cogent, elevated thinking…we’re not even going to try to rely on that magical, mystical, Camelot-like fantasy called ‘truth?’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News, Political Rants
‘Are We There Yet?’ Or Why Presidential Campaigns Don’t Work

‘Are We There Yet?’ Or Why Presidential Campaigns Don’t Work

This has already been the most expensive, and certainly longest, campaign in the history of America and yet, like that interminable road trip, the end – that blessed, hoped for end – seems no where in sight.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Political Rants
Pollsters And Their Polls: Ouija Board or Political Science?

Pollsters And Their Polls: Ouija Board or Political Science?

I’m talking about polling. Pollsters. Those Who Tell Us What We Think, What’s Happening, and What Will Happen…most likely…maybe.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Sisterhood Of The Unraveling Pants, Or What Has Politics Done To Women?

Sisterhood Of The Unraveling Pants, Or What Has Politics Done To Women?

Women who traffic in the Cult of Catty seem to have studied the movie Mean Girls and come away with a mandate to emulate the sneering Regina George and her crew of ‘Plastics.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News, Political Rants