Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: I’ll be your public servant today so how would you like your sleaze?

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: I’ll be your public servant today so how would you like your sleaze?

By Mike Tully Introducing a fictitious politician, Governor of an unidentified state named S. Lee Zbag.  Call him “Governor Lee.”  He has a new acquaintance, a wealthy and ambitious businessman named Richard Guy.  Let’s call him “Rich.”  Governor Lee has expensive tastes and enjoys the good life.  Rich knows what the wealthy and powerful have […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: I’ve got a secret

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: I’ve got a secret

By Mike Tully The liberties of people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. – Patrick Henry Ally Miller, a local County Supervisor with a penchant for sluicing her official email through a personal email account, has a powerful new friend in high places.  Arizona […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Love and kisses, America

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Love and kisses, America

By Mike Tully On July 4, 2017, America celebrated its dual independences:  from England and from sanity.  We earned independence from England 241 years ago through bravery, battle and sacrifice.  The other independence – we’re still figuring out how we “earned” that one. But, earn it we did and our achievement was made official on […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The great global fart

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The great global fart

By Mike Tully The third planet from the sun has gas.  I’m not referring to atmospheric gases or natural gas that is fracked out of bedrock.  The Earth’s gas is deep within its bowels, the consequence of a slow-moving digestion over millions of years that converts organic material to methane.  Giant pockets of methane gas […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Teacher, leave them kids alone

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Teacher, leave them kids alone

By Mike Tully Imagine the federal government decided to devote one and a quarter billion dollars a year to help state educational institutions train teachers.  These are many of the teachers who will spend time with our children, helping them learn the skills they will need to navigate the journey to adulthood.  It’s an important […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Donald J. Trump, Defendant

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Donald J. Trump, Defendant

By Mike Tully No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.  • Constitution of the […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Cold wet gnosis

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”:  Cold wet gnosis

One of your lamest efforts, tiger. Yawn. Same old derangement syndrome that would have us governed by bureaucratic protocols. The guy was an obvious showboat who needed canning. Now we know why the VA sucks so bad – protocols! That you didn’t apply to YOUR trashing of Rosenstein. Oh, and Trump is still POTUS. Sorry. […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Let’s get this (deleted) thing done

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Let’s get this (deleted) thing done

By Mike Tully Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally has jeopardized her political future by violating the trilogy of governance that applies to elected representatives: First do no harm.  This phrase, a fundamental principle that guides medical ethics, is based on the words of Hippocrates, who is regarded as the “father of modern medicine.”  The same principle […]

Franzi & Tully: The gun debate continues

Franzi & Tully: The gun debate continues

By Emil Franzi The biggest mistake one can make in any confrontational situation is to totally botch an analysis of their opponent. Congratulations, Mike you figured out how to do it with the NRA. No, we are not a front group for the firearms industry. We are four million plus folks who believe in certain […]

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