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Stories by Curtice Mang

Curtice Mang earned a Political Science degree after attending college during the depths of the Carter Administration, a time where the only thing worse than the Carter malaise was Disco. He is the author of two books of political humor, The Smell of Politics: The Good, The Bad, and The Odorous and The Constitution – I’m Not Kidding and Other Tales of Liberal Folly. He has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years and is also a high school basketball coach. In addition to CommDigiNews, Curtice contributes to multiple conservative websites, including Broadside News, Front Lines and What Would the Founders Think. He can be found at www.mangwrites.com, where his books are also available for purchase for a song (and the cover price). Contact Curtice at mangwrites@cox.net or follow him on Twitter @curticemang. He can also be found wandering about on Facebook and Google+. His views are his own - mostly because no one else would claim them.

Forget about ‘felons’ or ‘convicts’: The criminal use of euphemisms

PHOENIX, May 9, 2016 – The Office of Justice Programs, a division within the Justice Department, recently announced that it would no longer use terms such as “felons” or “convicts” to describe, well, felons and convicts. Henceforth, convicts and felons will instead be referred to in less disparaging, much more euphemistical terms such as “person who ...

The transgender bandwagon, goodbye A-Jack and more gripping news

PHOENIX, April 24 2016 – The Treasury Department announced that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. For those of you who don’t know, Tubman was a former slave, abolitionist and Union spy during the Civil War. And for those of you who don’t know (like anyone educated during the last 30 years), ...

Dog parks and the trans-species

Isn’t limiting entrance to the parks just to dogs discriminatory, not only to cats but also to ferrets, ocelots, reptiles and the trans-species?

The Biden Rule: Comparing apples and oranges

Chuck Schumer doubled down on Biden: The Senate should not confirm any Bush nominee at the end of his presidency, except under “extraordinary circumstances.” And Obama is extraordinary.

Lessons learned from the Iowa caucuses

It's interesting that the RNC ticket includes two sons of immigrants and a business-man while the DNC ticket is two over 70 white, political insiders. On to New Hampshire.