Category: Al Tureegogh

Election 2020–Meh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - October 25, 2020 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Politics
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It is an election year, which meams it’s time for another political post. This year, I have become completely agnostic towards politics. I wouldn’t vote for President Donald Trump or Joe Biden if you gave me a fistful of dollars at the polling booth. And what ever happened to intriguing third party candidates like Barry […]

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Where Art Thou Ordinary Joe? Guest Post by Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - June 3, 2017 - Al Tureegogh, Flicks, Politics, Writing
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AshtonPal via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Where art thou, oh where art thou, Ordinary Joe? Hi, this is Al Tureegogh, Ordinary Joe’s good friend. I’ve been searching high and low for the Ordinary Joe, but he is nowhere to be found this week. Maybe he is taking a vacation. He has admitted to me that […]

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Ordinary Joe and Al Tureegogh Once Again Blow Off Some Political Blather

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - May 20, 2017 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Politics
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rstrawser via Foter.com / CC BY-SA Oh, no, I am about to do another post on politics. Whenever I talk about the rascally rapscallions in Washington running–actually, ruining–our country, I like to chat with my good friend and political guru, Al Tureegogh. “Can you believe it?”, I asked Al the other day over a mug […]

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Inauguration (Plus Football and MMA?!) Chat With Ordinary Joe and Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - January 15, 2017 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Politics, Sports
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planeta via Foter.com / CC BY-SA m01229 via Foter.com / CC BY “Do you wanna go?”, that raconteur, political maven, and all-around nice guy Al Tureegogh asked me the other day. “Where,” I responded with a phlegmy cough. “To Donald Trump’s inauguration.” “Hell, no.” Just the thought seeing the Donald being sworn in as President […]

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Donald Trump–or Is It Archie Bunker?–Is Now President of the United States

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - November 12, 2016 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Politics
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Devlin Thompson via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Every so often, my friend Al Tureegogh is a wise prophet. Here is what he is what he wrote in this blog in February. It is a perfect post-mortem for the farce called Election 2016: Maybe I’ve been spending too much time watching the boob tube rather than […]

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Another Political Chit-Chat With Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - June 9, 2016 - Al Tureegogh, Politics
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DonkeyHotey via Foter.com / CC BY Hi, Al Turregogh. I haven’t see you in awhile. How’s life treating you? “Great. I have a new job, my health is good, and the Chicago Cubs are making mincemeat out of the National League. Congratulations on your upcoming birthday and your 300th blog post.” Thank you, thank you. […]

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Another Soapbox Chat With Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - April 8, 2016 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Politics, Sports
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DonkeyHotey via Foter.com / CC BY “You know, this used to be a helluva good country.” –Jack Nicholson, Easy Rider “Know what I find most striking about this year’s presidential campaign?”, my friend Al Tureegogh told me the other day. Donald Trump’s racism, sexism, xenophobia? Bernie Sanders’ socialism? Hillary Clinton’s e-mails? “No. It’s nostalgia.” How’s […]

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Election 2016: Special Guest Commentary by Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - February 12, 2016 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Jobs, Little Depression, Politics
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DonkeyHotey via Foter.com / CC BY And now, a guest commentary about the 2016 Election from my good friend and cracker-barrel political guru, Al Tureegogh: Maybe I’ve been spending too much time watching the boob tube rather than reading the National Review or the Nation, but Election 2016 strikes me as a political reality show […]

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A Soapbox Chat With Al Tureegogh

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - February 5, 2016 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Space, Sports
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. .Jef Safi. . via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND “Hi, Ordinary Joe.” Hey, Al Tureegogh. It’s been a while since you have visited my soapbox. “Yes. I’ve missed you.” The Super Bowl is coming up. Who do you think will win? “At this moment, I would chose the Carolina Panthers, though sentimental fans will certainly […]

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Ten Questions and Answers About the Holiday Season

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - December 21, 2015 - Al Tureegogh, Features, Ten Questions/Answers
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Mimolalen via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Because I’m busy decorating the house for Christmas, I’m not in the mood to write. However, I will gladly answer ten questions from my good friend Al Tureegogh about the holiday season: What do you like most about the holiday season? Ideally, the holiday season is a time for […]

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