Ken Is Speaking Blog

An Indie Unity In the Works?

A source close to the action down in Florida informs me that there is an attempt ongoing to bring about a merger between the two independent parties. The two sides understand the “veracity” of...

Sci-Fi On A 32″ TV Screen

This weekend, I bought a new 32″ LCD flat-screen television set from Office Depot. I also bought the Hot Shots double-feature DVD from Target, along with The Godfather Part II. The television had been...

GOP: “Our Earmarks Are Different”

The hypocrisy level reached new heights this week with the debate over the left-over budget bill from last year. Senator McCain launched an anti-earmark effort, trying to delete over 8500 pet projects that cost...

Snowed In

Today, snow is falling across the Washington metropolitan area. Living just west of I-95, I appear to have been spared the worst of the wanna-be blizzard, but I still had at least 5 inches...

A Self-Centered Press Corps

A number of recent events have revealed the declining state of journalism, and a lot of it is the result of pride and self-centeredness: Expiring Tax Rates Thanks to a recent press briefing, we...

’21’ Not Worth The Gamble

This movie tried for a blackjack, and busted instead. Granted, I’m almost a year overdue for a review like this, but I missed it in theaters and only recently bought it on DVD. Big...

Divided, The GDIs Fell

I knew it back in December, although I was optimistic of at least a runoff. I knew that, barring a deal between McShera and Dictor, that both would lose and wipe each other’s Senate...

The Era of Small Ideas Is Over

President Obama outlined his domestic agenda last night in a pseudo State of the Union address. He spoke of the the failed policies that brought about the current crisis in banking and housing. Obama...