SHEER MADNESS: Devolution

SHEER MADNESS: Devolution

Jim Burnett brings you Sheer Madness! Happy belated 241st Birthday America! And best wishes for the next 241 years! May you continue to thrive! But it’s not looking too good, is it? When I first started writing this column a few years ago, I chose the title “SHEER MADNESS” to describe the folly of a

Our President: A Sex Offender

Our President: A Sex Offender

“I’m automatically attracted to beautiful women–I just start kissing them, it’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything,“ he said in 2005. “Grab ‘em by the pussy.” What type of person says things like this? Our President? It’s unbelievable

In Torture We Trust

In Torture We Trust

“As far as I’m concerned, we have to fight fire with fire,” said Trump, when talking about using torture to extract information from suspected terrorists. Is this the type of person we want as our President? What have we come to when we start employing the same barbaric tactics as ISIS? What’s worse is that

Another Brick in The Wall

Another Brick in The Wall

“Some stagger and fall, after all it’s not easy, banging your heart against some mad bugger’s wall.” – Pink Floyd. I think former Mexican President Vincente Fox was channeling Roger Waters when he exclaimed, “‘I’m not going to pay for that f***ing wall!” Building a wall between Mexico and the United States is not only

Trump vs. Techies

Trump vs. Techies

First, let’s be clear that not all of Silicon Valley dislikes Donald Trump. There are those like Peter Thiel, author of “Zero to One,” who are Trump diehards. Thiel is an ideologue, who subscribes to the Libertarian belief that big government is bad. This type of rigid, ideological thinking landed him in the Trump camp.