February 9, 1964 "They look like Moe from the Three Stooges!" Tommy Degan, age five 9 February 1964 That was my initial assessment of the most magical phenomenon in the history of music. And yet, in spite of my initial befuddlement regarding hair longer than I had ever seen...
A Century of Charlie Chaplin "Soldiers!!! Don't give yourselves to these brutes - men who despise you - enslave you - who regiment your lives - tell you what to do - what to think and what to feel! Who drill you - diet you - treat you like cattle and use you as cannon fodder! Don't...
Malice in Blunderland The Chris Christie scandal has me perplexed. He is many things - good and bad. Here is one thing he is not: Stupid. As you may know by now, I am not of a habit of coming to the defense of Republican politicians, but I need to say something here: If this...
2013: The Worst of the Rant January 9: It's ironic but true enough: had Nixon come around today, his party wouldn't nominate him for any office - let alone the presidency. That is how far down the ideological sewer it has descended. Strange days indeed. January 15 Republican - and ...
POST #528: Random Observations I don't know the name of the nitwit who writes the Mallard Fillmore strip, but I've been reading it with no small amount of amusement for many years. Last week's series was indeed eye-opening. This fool was taking note of the fiftieth anniversary of Pre...
Our Three Party System Call them "Republicans" no more. The nice folks over at the McClatchy News Service announced yesterday that some imbecile named Mike Lee, a senator from Utah will be delivering the Tea Party's response to Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on January...
Francis is Driving Them Nuts It sure is an amusing thing to watch these Tea-partiers and their ongoing, massive FREAK OUT with respect to the philosophy of Pope Francis. Some, like noted scatterbrain, Rush Limbaugh, have gone as far as calling him a "Marxist". Sarah Palin has expres...
** " Our knowledge has made us cynical; our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and ...
Goshen, NY - Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles, New York City Brigatine Island, NJ
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Angry American in need of a vacation: http://www.tomdegan.blogspot.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
TOM DEGAN is a fifty-four year old malcontent from the Western Hemisphere
He was born in Goshen, NY in 1958 and, after
living all over the United States and Canada, moved back there in 1992.
He is a high school dropout who in 1977 received an equivalency diploma
(HEY, IT'S LEGAL!) He attended SUNY in Middletown, NY and in 1986
studied journalism at the New School in New York City. He is the
recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and has worked as a
truck driver, a radio DJ, and a metal worker...
OK, he didn't ACTUALLY receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but
he DID get some kind of ribbon of sorts when he was in the Cub Scouts.
He is the inventor of Cheez Whiz and lives off the royalties on the
sales of that fine product. He loves children and little baby duckies.
His address is: 2590 Rte 17M (PO BOX 611) Goshen, NY 10924