» Frank J. Fleming

Frank J. Fleming

Frank J. Fleming is the author of the novel Superego and the humor book Punch Your Inner Hippie, has penned numerous political humor columns, blogs at IMAO.us, and is at Home Depot, buying a door
Follow Frank J.:

The Golden Age of Being Offended

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 - by Frank J. Fleming

We are hurtling to new frontiers of tolerance and understanding that not even the most fevered imagination has ever conceived.

Read bullet | 23 Comments »

Top 10 Ways to Convince People You’re Right and They’re Wrong

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 - by Frank J. Fleming

Or, you can pretend that everyone who disagrees with you is just being ironic.

Read bullet | 24 Comments »

Will Vanilla Ice Cream Be the Downfall of the United States?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 - by Frank J. Fleming

When someone buys vanilla ice cream, he's basically right there with John Wilkes Booth, helping him steady his aim at Abraham Lincoln's head.

Read bullet | 52 Comments »

With Presidential Candidates, It’s Pick Your Poison

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 - by Frank J. Fleming

Cheering on a politician is like standing up in a hospital waiting room and yelling, "Yay! Colonoscopy!"

Read bullet | 23 Comments »

Obama’s 12 Biggest Accomplishments of 2014

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

Obama had a better year than you might think. After all, he didn't burn the White House down.

Read bullet | 19 Comments »

How to Get Our Country Back? Punch Your Inner Hippie

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

Frank J. Fleming's new book on how you can achieve awesomeness simply by punching your inner hippie.

Read bullet | 6 Comments »

Now Is Not the Time to Turn the Country Around

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

Maybe just slowing down the damage a bit until 2016, when some actual change is possible, is the best we can hope for.

Read bullet | 55 Comments »

Give Obama a Break About Vacations: Presidenting is Hard

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

If we ever had an Independence Day-type scenario, this is not a president who would personally fly an F-15 against the alien mothership

Read bullet | 39 Comments »

There Are No Such Things as ‘Scientists’

Monday, April 14th, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

We should get rid of the word and simply replace it with "some guy."

Read bullet | 134 Comments »

That’s No Moon: That’s Obamacare!

Friday, April 4th, 2014 - by Frank J. Fleming

Elect Democrats, or witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational health care legislation!

Read bullet | 31 Comments »

Why Republicans Are Absolutely, Completely, 100% at Fault for the Botched Obamacare Rollout

Saturday, November 9th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

And if you give me a minute, I'll come up with a reason.

Read bullet | 36 Comments »

Strike Back Against Nature! Build More Bird Choppers!

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Where did we get this idea that we need to save the environment? Has the environment ever tried to save us?

Read bullet | 27 Comments »

Filner and Weiner: Victims of Unreasonable Standards of Behavior

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Based on their personal lives and work performance, I've always just assumed there are three or four serial killers in Congress. Related: Obligatory 'Filner Is Resigning' Post

Read bullet | 21 Comments »

Toward a Post-Racial Society — or Maybe Not

Monday, August 5th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Maybe it's time to acknowledge that we're all too stupid to talk on the subject of race.

Read bullet | 33 Comments »

Obama’s Terrifying Vision of a ‘Smarter’ Government

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

What happens if government gets so smart, it becomes self-aware — like Skynet?

Read bullet | 13 Comments »

Why Does the Government Hate Conservatives?

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

How did we think they'd react when we threatened to tear down all they know over some concept they've never even heard of — math?

Read bullet | 47 Comments »

A Short History of Guns and Sexual Inadequacy

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Everyone knows that white males own guns to compensate for a lack of manhood.

Read bullet | 28 Comments »

Why Not Just Put the Entire Federal Budget on Credit?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Let's finally open our arms really wide and embrace our massive debt, swiping the big government credit card to pay all our bills.

Read bullet | 19 Comments »

Time to Get Government Out of the Marriage Business

Monday, March 11th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Marriage is, at bottom, a religious custom -- a place where government's writ must not run.

Read bullet | 84 Comments »

What if One Day We Get a Bad President?

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

The consequences of being saddled with a non-progressive, dumb chief executive are too horrible to imagine.

Read bullet | 28 Comments »

Just Say Yes to Gridlock

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Playing half the government against the other half is the only thing keeping its power in check.

Read bullet | Comments »

Pretend Gun Control

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 - by Frank J. Fleming

Gun control advocates won't know the difference if we pass laws banning a bunch of made-up things that sound scary. More: Biden on Gun Proposal: ‘I’m Shooting for Tuesday’

Read bullet | Comments »

Math Is Coming

Thursday, December 27th, 2012 - by Frank J. Fleming

Math is remorseless, and it will eventually balance its numbers, not caring who is hurt in the process. More: Fiscal Cliff, the 11th Hour: GOP Says Dems Can Amend House Bills If They Like

Read bullet | Comments »

The Biggest Lesson the GOP Should Learn from the Election

Saturday, December 1st, 2012 - by Frank J. Fleming

Republicans need to stop nominating right-wing extremists like John McCain and Mitt Romney.

Read bullet | Comments »

Our Kids Are Doomed. Give Them a Twinkie

Saturday, November 17th, 2012 - by Frank J. Fleming

Why we need to stop worrying about the future: there is none.

Read bullet | Comments »