Boonville Blog

Blog URL:http://www.jeffandcarol.com/jeff/
Blog Tags:politics, sports, massachusetts, boston, liberal
Country:United States
State/Province:Massachusetts
Location:Boston

Covering politics, sports, culture, and personal topics.



Latest Blog Posts



Donald Trump’s use of racism and xenophobia is unprecedented in my lifetime. Is it fair to say he is the most overtly racist candidate since George Wallace? Putting religious restrictions on immigration, demonizing minorities, and failing to denoun...

Marital Advice

on Oct 19, 2016

Marital advice: Don't do what Curt Schilling just did. No, I don't mean signing up to get molly whopped by Elizabeth Warren and the Democratic machine in Massachusetts, with your only argument being racist Native American whooping noises. What you...

What is Colin Kaepernick "disrespecting" when he doesn't stand and salute the flag during the national anthem? Surely the issue isn't that he's not showing respect to a song or a piece of cloth. It must be what that song and flag represent - and thes...

Groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda know they cannot win by killing people. I really wish Americans and Westerners would get that. This isn't some hippy liberal theory I thought up. It's straight out of their playbook and they're quite open about their str...

Soon after 9/11 Americans began asking why Al-Qaeda was fighting America. George W. Bush, in an address to a joint session of Congress soon after the attacks attempted to answer that very question Americans are asking "Why do they hate us?" They...

Politicizing Tragedy

on Oct 3, 2015

I said this after Sandy Hook, and it bears repeating now after the recent shooting at a community college in Oregon and the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, the Washington Navy yard, and Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church among others But I'...

Don Draper Sucks

on Jun 21, 2015

A while back a friend on Facebook posted this: Three of the first four responses confirmed a negative stereotype of men as fathers. Luckily the second response (from a guy), and the many that came in later (from men and women), added up to a res...