Perspective

12 November, 2016
Rat Fink

I confess, I’ve struggled for it this week. In the literally hundreds of posts, articles and comments I’ve read on social media since Tuesday, I think I’ve seen every explanation for why a person voted the way he did, and …

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“In times like these…”

30 July, 2016
Rat Fink

OK, Billy Graham Crusade veterans: What song starts with that line, and who was famous for singing it? Ah, memories of my mother. She had a bunch of his albums. Anyway, I was thinking of a post title that ran …

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Resolved

25 July, 2015
Rat Fink

A “political” post at RtB is a rare occurrence. Why? Because this isn’t usually a place for discussion of such matters (see the link above called THE LAW — item 2). I don’t even know why I created a category for …

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Selective amnesia

27 June, 2015
Rat Fink

Hey, remember that one time, back in 1920…? Of course we don’t. But it’s all there, plain as day, in writing. Call it selective amnesia, willlfull blindness, cherry-picking “sins.” I don’t value my powers of persuasion so highly as to think that …

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When the moon is in the seventh house…

27 June, 2014
Rat Fink

…and Jupiter aligns with Mars, then Fink will write a post about politics. I know, it’s not the norm, as my disdain for both parties is as voluminous as that new diamond. But you have to admit, when something like this …

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