iOS app Android app

Joe the Nerd

Sexy Liberals Do That

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 04.07.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

We went to see the Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Tour (link) in Philly this weekend. The wife and I on a date -- whoohoo !!! I can say it was a gr...

Are We Preparing for War with the Cayman Islands?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

In a hangar in a secret location a corps of specially-trained auditors and CPAs are being prepped for the fight of their lives.

The Gingrich Open Marriage Initiative (GO-MI) Explained

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 03.24.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The Gingrich Open Marriage Initiative (GO-MI) is a proposed (pun intended) series of laws designed to stimulate the economy with write-offs at the same time as writing off your current spouse.

Political Football 1-20-2012 or Santorum Wins

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 03.21.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I think this is a fun way to look at the current political environment. It is totally unscientific. I am calling the GOP nomination for Rick Santoru...

Cash for Colbert - An Electoral Idea

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Since South Carolina does not allow write-ins, for Stephen to have an effect there needs to be some different ideas.

The Army of the Sane Makes a Stand

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

For the last two-plus years we have been subjected to the steady drumbeat of the insanity generated by the Tea Party. Those who weren't yelling like ...

Could OWS Camp at Valley Forge for the Winter?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The revolution of Occupy Wall Street is hitting a wall. Like their 18th century counterparts they have to pause and get their act together. It will be a long winter.

Some New OWS Questions...

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

As police start using violence to quell the OWS protests, the real question becomes: Can the government control itself? What does it mean?

Is the PA Democratic Party Violating Their Own Bylaws?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

My locality has a race for 2 Township Supervisor positions pitting 3 GOP members and 1 Democrat on the ballot. In PA there is a closed primary system...

Occupy Movement Is Animal Farm Herding Cats

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Occupy Whatever has become what they are fighting. I went to Occupy Philly and found that an individual cannot petition the government system they ha...

Occupy and Do Something

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

If you are an American and believe the system is broken -- how are you going to fix it without finding people to get into positions to help you do it? Isn't that what voting is about? Isn't this what made our system so special in the first place?

What to Do About Disrespectful Congresspeople

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Joe Walsh wants to skip the Joint Session of Congress. I am sure some more of his buddies may follow suit. If you had an employee that pulled a stunt like that, what would you do?

Medicare for All -- A Replay

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I'd love to see the President yell "CLEAR", put the paddles to the chest and restart the heart of the economy. You want to stimulate the economy and lower taxes - this is perfect.

S&P and Other Parasite Companies

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

What can the business community do to force S&P to take responsibility for tanking these firms and the jobs of the people who work for them? To keep S&P honest there needs to be a way to place a check on them.

Rick Perry's Revival as a Soccer Match?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 10.04.2011 | Religion
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Was looking at "Rick Perry Day Of Prayer Shadows 2012 Ambitions" and saw that of the 71,000 plus seats only 8,000 were going to be occupied. I though...

Sand Castles for the TP and GOPOS

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Can the GOP be split by the President into two factions -- Tea Party (TP) and GOP Old School (GOPOS)? GOP Old School are moderate GOP Members who are too scared to move without TP approval, but disagree with what the TP is.

Social Security's Surgery

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 09.07.2011 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The only way to blunt the effect of the Koch Brothers and their Congressional Tea Party Pallbearers is to create a situation where everyone gets off their butts and onto their hind legs and starts fighting.

Does Nikki Worry About Being Alvined?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Wouldn't it be a hoot to see the DNC come up with a strategy to Alvin Greene the South Carolina GOP Presidential nominee?

Stopping The Fictional History Tour

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 08.06.2011 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The most dangerous thing about the Sarah Palin coverage is she is opening a window of acceptable stupidity. The more off-the-wall stuff that comes from her -- the more she is covered and -- the more people listen.

One Person, One Vote -- Not in Pennsylvania

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Why should a non-partisan pay taxes to promote the Democratic or Republican parties' nomination process?

It's the Bullies

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Obama has been pummeled by the school yard bullies. I am happy to stick up for someone who's getting hit, but I can't see extending myself for someone who won't at least attempt to stand up for themselves.

And No One Listened

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.31.2011 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

How would you feel if you went on a hunger strike, emaciated yourself, and then died? And no one listened?

Want to Scare the Hell Out of the NFL?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Instead of the NFL players complaining about the owners -- why don't the players start making a move towards forming their own league?

Antidotes and Anecdotes from a Westboro Church Non-Protest.

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Wouldn't it be cool if a bunch of residents filed individual claims against Westboro Baptist Church in each little town they teased with no-show protests? The tax dollars spent preparing for such a threat gives us all a strong case.

Banging Gongs at a Union Rally

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I really hate it when organizations parachute outside people into local situations. The outside people think they know an area because they went to school in a city or town a decade or two before or they once had a cheesesteak when they came to Philly.