John Ransom

On Monday, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy continued its deployment of dozens of aircraft and ships in support of the “War-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named,” in the countries soon to be known as West Libya and East Libya.  

The “War-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named,” – you can visit its Facebook page, right here!- is led by the coalition formerly known as NATO.

And the French.

Presumably, the French are playing a comedic role.   

Attorney General Eric Holder, meantime, threw a fit over prosecuting male humans of other-than-Christian beliefs, who planned man-caused disasters in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.

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General Holder told us, basically, that he had to prosecute the case down in Gitmo rather than in civilian courts in New York, for no other reason than it was the only way to find out what was in the case.

At least one family member of someone killed in the attacks thinks that Holder wants the case to fail

Into this Peter Sellers' movie, with exquisite timing, marched our own Chauncey Gardener, and announced his re-election campaign

“Yes. In the garden, growth has it seasons,” Chauncey tell us, “First comes spring and summer, but then we have fall and winter. And then we get spring and summer again. Yes. We are the ones we have been waiting for!”   

On Tuesday, mercifully, refreshingly, the GOP responded to our state-sponsored tragic-comedy with the broad strokes of their 2012 strategy to unseat the gardener.

It’s an astonishing idea based on…wait for it…facts.  

There is a wide notion- a notion gaining some support- that the country is spending too much money. 

John Ransom

John Ransom’s writings on politics and finance have appeared in the Los Angeles Business Journal, the Colorado Statesman, Pajamas Media and Registered Rep Magazine amongst others. Until 9/11, Ransom worked primarily in finance as an investment executive for NYSE member firm Raymond James and Associates, JW Charles and as a new business development executive at Mutual Service Corporation. He lives in San Diego. You can follow him on twitter @bamransom.