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Author: Michael Ingmire

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Hoodoo Moon Two: Five Snapshots of Dr. John’s Music

As I began writing this article on June 22, 2019, I had Dr. John’s Memorial service playing in the background as it was broadcast live on WWOZ on-line in New Orleans. Listening to the...
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The Rebranding of America:  Clown World

We are witnessing the Rebranding of America, into what Actor Robert Davi so aptly calls a  “Clown World.” Clown World,  where the common core dumbing down of society has successfully rebranded...
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Dr John: Beyond a Hoodoo Moon

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, died in New Orleans on June 6, 2019.  He was 77 years old and apparently was the victim of a heart attack.  To say that I respected his music and...
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Concerning Juan Williams: Cruelly Naïve or Simply Cruel?

I am blessed with a broad retinue of informed friends.  One of the best, Jim Sellers, sent me a post, via social media, that referenced some vastly offensive comments made by Fox’s “ The Five”...
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Michael Ingmire: Hard Boiled Christianity

“In deep confusion, in great despair   When I reach out for him, he is there    When I am lonely as I can be     And I know that God shines his light on me”   –Van Morrison, Whenever God...
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The Blues and The Rolling Stones

“Take me to the station   And put me on the train   I got no expectations   To pass through here Again” -No Expectations, Jagger-Richards As a musician and as a fan, I have appreciated the...
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Michael Ingmire: Great Voices Are Never Stilled

“Everybody let’s sing, sing, sing   Everybody let’s sing, sing, sing   Let’s all pitch in to do our thing,   Make a better world to live in”-Earl King, “Sing, Sing, Sing” After over 50 years of...
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Contempt of Congress: Render Unto Caesar?

“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s”-Mark 12:17 So the Judiciary Committee wants to find Attorney General Barr in Contempt of Congress and the Democrats are seeking to...
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Sleepy and Creepy: Joe Biden

The declared candidates for the 2020 Democrat Party Presidential ticket are giving me almost painful belly laughs.  These candidates actually range from the hilarious to the patentl...

Michael Ingmire: Friendships in the Blues

 I’m a Bluesman Lot of friends and family have come and gone Left me here to sing this song That’s why I’m a Bluesman Yes, I’m a Bluesman  And I want the world to know just why  I’m a Bluesman...

The Mueller Report: I Want a Refund!

“America, where are you now? Don’t you care about your sons and daughters? Don’t you know we need you now We can’t fight alone against the Monster”-John Kay, “Monster” On a recent visit to a fast...

Michael Ingmire: Progressive Privilege

Tom Petty wrote in the song, “The Last DJ,” the following line that reads in part: “As we celebrate mediocrity…” Petty was writing about the death of real American radio. However, the celebration...

MAGA Hate From the Left

“One thing you can’t hide Is when you’re crippled inside” -John Lennon, Crippled Inside When I heard about “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett being physically attacked, on January 29th in Chicago, I...

Government ShutDown Part II: Pelosi’s Royal Court

“Idiot wind blowing every time you move your teeth You’re an idiot babe It’s a wonder you still know how to breathe” Idiot Wind, Bob Dylan The insipid stupidity and constitutional malpractice of...

Elvis Presley and America

“Take that boy and put him in a mansion Paint the windows black Give him all the women that he wants Put a monkey on his back” -American Roulette, Robbie Robertson In late March 1972, a friend of...

A Shut Down? To Certain Members of Congress and Media: Please Shut Up!

Unfortunately, I have been forced into addressing an issue I thought had been laid to rest. I have written in the past about media madness and the lack of intelligent discourse. Thought I was...

Congressional Gold for Benghazi Ghosts: H.R. 2315

“The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is the duty of the living to do so for them.” -Lois McMaster Bujold, Author After a broadly contentious midterm elections season, I found it difficult to...

Katherine Daigle: Authentic, Honest Choice for Mayor of Irvine

After over three years and fifty plus articles, I remain a proud writer for PolitiChicks. Part of that pride is that I share these pages with some of the best writers in America. Writers that...