Ken Is Speaking Blog

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...

Don’t Mind the Dust Bunnies

I’m doing some behind-the-scenes clean up of the blog – specifically the categories and tags I use to identify posts. It’s a long-needed spring cleaning. But it also will pave the way for some...

When Independents Attack

(O&B television ad) As misleading as that quote is, it is quite true that the “we don’t follow state laws” excuse has been used in SG for years to evade Sunshine and Freedom of...

The Alligator asks for Progress

The Florida Alligator endorses the Progress Party in the SG elections being held tomorrow and Wednesday. This is not unexpected, as they have usually backed the more ideologically liberal of the parties running, even...

Shelby the Hypocritical Conspiracy Theorist

The latest in recycled GOP talking points is the conspiracy theory that Barack Obama isn’t really an American citizen, all evidence to the contrary. Senator Shelby recently joined discredited right-wing nut Alan Keyes in...