Madam Shylock Foretells Our Future (RR)

Madam Shylock Foretells Our Future (RR)

“YOU HAVE TO PROTECT YOURSELF” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Mar. 10, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the place to hear it here first. The transcript of this episode can be found in The Post & Email News, a political blog on the Internet. As you long-time […]

Are Americans Stupid Beyond Belief? (RR)

Are Americans Stupid Beyond Belief? (RR)

“TOTALITARIAN IN NATURE” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Feb. 25, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to a special edition of ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’  Tonight we’ll be broadcasting from the church down on Hawthorn Street because the university’s student protesters have blockaded the auditorium and the police have all gone to the […]

Zorkophsky Analysis of the Hollywood Nuts (RR)

Zorkophsky Analysis of the Hollywood Nuts (RR)

“GONE BANANAS” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Feb. 21, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the show that leaves you pleased that you learned something useful. As you can see, we’re back in Professor Zorkophsky’s office to discuss his latest bestseller, ‘The Peter Pan Legacy Flourishing in Hollywood.’ The scuttlebutt is that […]

Stirring Up the Pot (RR)

Stirring Up the Pot (RR)

“THE SOCIALISTS OF TODAY” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Feb. 19, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the place where the truth is common and falsehoods are rare: ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’ Today we’re broadcasting from our downtown studio, and with us is the General to discuss the state of the world. By […]

The Beams in their Own Eyes

The Beams in their Own Eyes

“UNCONSCIONABLE” February 10, 2020 Dear Editor: There are many reasons to question the integrity of the movement to impeach Trump, including the fact that impeachment was threatened and plotted from the moment he was elected and the fact that the rationale for impeachment has morphed from collusion with Russia to a phone call with Ukraine. […]

The Disintegration of the Rules of War (RR)

The Disintegration of the Rules of War (RR)

DEFENDING AGAINST “IGNORANCE” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Feb. 9, 2020) — “In this special edition of ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ we have been invited to a secluded meeting hall – about an hour’s drive out of town – to witness a group of professional psychiatrists who treat veterans who are contemplating ‘eating a bullet’ discuss […]

Guarding a Pile of Rocks II

Guarding a Pile of Rocks II

“WE’RE ALL IN THE SAME BOAT” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Feb. 7, 2020) — “If I didn’t know any better, I would say that these rocks sure look familiar.” “Oh, now you can tell one rock from another? Hey, everyone, Jackson can tell rocks apart.” “Can it, Wilson, he’s right: we were here before, couple of […]

Good Intentions are the Ruin of Us All (RR)

Good Intentions are the Ruin of Us All (RR)

“A LONG SERIES OF WAKE-UP CALLS” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 28, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the place that saves everyone time from searching what you’ll hear here first. That’s right:  if you hear it here you don’t have to hear it anywhere else. Glad […]

The Amazing Larry Kudlow (RR)

The Amazing Larry Kudlow (RR)

“TRUMP’S MONEYMAN” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 12, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another episode of ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ your fact-filled show that, ‘If you hear it here you don’t need to hear it anywhere else.’ Hello, I’m Roving, as in Roving Reporter (RR), back on our beat, under […]

On Deck in the Gulf of Oman

On Deck in the Gulf of Oman

“BUT WILL THEY LISTEN?” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 9, 2020) — “So what’s the skinny*?” “Which version do you want?” “What you got?” “The Navy version; the pretend version; the ‘sounds-good’ version; the believable version; or my version.” “What’s your version based on?” “All the above plus a few comments; a little editorializing; what I […]

The General Weighs In (RR)

The General Weighs In (RR)

“IT SEEMS AS IF IT NEVER ENDS” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 5, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ where the truth is exposed for exactly what it is: the truth. If you’re watching us on the idiot box, you’ll recognize that we’re in the office of […]

Protecting Rocks in the Dead of Night 

Protecting Rocks in the Dead of Night 

“WE’RE NOT OUT OF HERE” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Jan. 1, 2020) — “Now what?” “Do you want me to sugarcoat it, or would you want it without the icing and party favors; the innuendos and suggestions; the glossing-over; the foreign words interjected to make me sound superior and you not smart enough to understand what […]

Madam Shylock Predicts 2020 (RR)

Madam Shylock Predicts 2020 (RR)

“DIRE PREDICTIONS” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Dec. 31, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Madam Shylock‘s Fortune-Telling Emporium, located in Cassadaga, Florida, the land of the Spanish moss. So our editor took pity on us hard-working stiffs and sent us down for a couple of days in the sun, a break from the grey […]

Pulse’s 2019 Christmas Party (RR)

Pulse’s 2019 Christmas Party (RR)

“AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Dec. 24, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Christmas Party 2019 where we’re celebrating on our corner, under the awning, across the street from the train station. You say I jest? Not so, because, just around the corner, Chief New Leaf parked […]

Military Bases: Muslim and Guns or No Muslims and No Guns? (RR)

Military Bases:  Muslim and Guns or No Muslims and No Guns? (RR)

“WE CODDLE THE CRIMINALS” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Dec. 13, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ your one stop to hear the truth and nothing but. Hello, I’m your Roving Reporter (RR) and will be the host where I interview the people on their way to the […]

We Invite Them in and They Kill Us; Who Knew? (RR)

We Invite Them in and They Kill Us; Who Knew? (RR)

“FOR OVER 1,400 YEARS” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Dec. 8, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the show that lets you know what’s bugging your neighbors these days. For those of you who aren’t familiar with our format, my name is Roving, as in Roving Reporter (RR), […]

Zork’s “Those Afflicted with Short-Circuitry” (RR)

Zork’s “Those Afflicted with Short-Circuitry” (RR)

“AN INVADING ARMY” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Dec. 2, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ where you’re sure to find the answers you’re looking for. Hello, I’m Mr. Roving, the host of ‘Pulse.’ Sitting to my right is Professor Zorkophsky and on my left is Chief New Leaf who just stopped […]

DO NOT READ if You Don’t Want the Truth (RR)

DO NOT READ if You Don’t Want the Truth (RR)

“GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Nov. 27, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another memorable episode of ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ one of the places where you’re sure to be amazed at how utterly things have spiraled out-of-control since…when? And that’s what we’re going to find out: when […]

Kill the Enemy; Make Them Bleed (RR)

Kill the Enemy; Make Them Bleed (RR)

AND PREVENT LEAKS by OPOVV, ©2019 (Oct. 29, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the place where we get to learn what’s bugging our neighbors. Hello, I’m Roving, as in Roving Reporter (RR), and we’re back on our corner, under the awning, about to waylay commuters […]

Have We Sunk into a Kafkaesque World? (RR)

Have We Sunk into a Kafkaesque World? (RR)

“ON THE SAME PAGE” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Oct. 27, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ where we’re broadcasting from the bookstore across the street from our empty baseball stadium. We’re waiting for Madam Shylock to hawk her new book, ‘The Past, Present and Future of Socialism; […]

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