Brasserie Breschard

Beer, Books, Bread, and Circuses

Peter Breschard

Peter Breschard
Location
Michigan, USA
Birthday
November 14
Bio
CIRCUS RIDER, a novel history of the first American circus and a great American portrait, is now available. -------------- WWW.peterbreschard.com -------------- Peter Breschard was born during the second half of the 20th century in the westernmost section of Long Island, New York; Breukelen. Reared in a suburban hamlet whose name honors famed Quaker Abolitionist Elias Hicks, Breschard has lived and worked in Boston, New York City, New Bedford, Stockbridge, Los Angeles, and Okemos, Michigan. Eschewing a narrowly focused career path, Breschard has at various times paid dues to the United Auto Workers, the Teamsters, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Federation of Government Employees. Working as a cabbie, teacher, social worker, actor, federal agent, bookstore scout, production accountant, background artist, PC mechanic, census enumerator, stand-in, carpenter, floral deliveryperson, paperboy, caddy, Wall Street drone, portrayer of fictional characters; Breschard has never endorsed Hemingway's dictum regarding wars and writing. Peter Breschard's fictions have appeared in numerous publications.

MY RECENT POSTS

SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 8:04PM

Did You Vote for George McGovern?

 
Did you vote for George McGovern?

Would you have voted for George McGovern instead of Richard Nixon if you had the chance?

If you had the opportunity would you pull the lever for someone you were fairly certain would lose rather than voting for a criminal like Nixon?… Read full post »
AUGUST 30, 2012 5:21PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 30, 2012 5:18PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 30, 2012 5:15PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 30, 2012 5:14PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 30, 2012 5:14PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 30, 2012 5:13PM

Once Out of Office, Arrest Obama

 

Justice Department closes torture inquiries 

 

The Obama Administion has put the final nail into the coffin of decency in the United States.

According to the United Nations Convention against Torture, Obama is as guilty as W.

 Vote Green, voting for either the Democratic o… Read full post »

AUGUST 22, 2012 12:30PM

for all Obama groupies - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/08/liberals-need-to-start-holding-obama-responsible-for-his-policies/261399/

from The Atlantic 

Liberals Need to Start Holding Obama Responsible for His Policies

 Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuse… Read full post »

AUGUST 20, 2012 5:35PM

My Kind of Gardening

 
 
Cucumber Vodka

750ml better than the cheapest vodka
1 ½ cups cucumbers

1. Wash, peel, and slice 1 ½ cups of cucumbers
2. Place sliced cucumbers in the bottom of a sealable (Mason type) jar.
3. Add vodka, cover the cucumbers, and seal the jar.
AUGUST 20, 2012 5:34PM

My Kind of Gardening

Cucumber Vodka

750ml better than the cheapest vodka
1 ½ cups cucumbers

1. Wash, peel, and slice 1 ½ cups of cucumbers
2. Place sliced cucumbers in the bottom of a sealable (Mason type) jar.
3. Add vodka, cover the cucumbers, and seal the jar.
4. Let infuse for… Read full post »
AUGUST 12, 2012 5:41PM

Will Voting for Obama Elect Romney?


It appears the Democratic riff-raff has taken to pooh-poohing conscientious voters who refuse to cast their vote for candidates of the Corporate Democratic Party by claiming that casting a ballot for the Greens is the same as voting Republican. This is an interesting, however illogical,… Read full post »
AUGUST 12, 2012 11:37AM

Ike

 
How stupid is the current Democratic Party?

Following the strategy of Bill Clinton, the Democrats who came to power in 2008 have become the moderate Republicans of Bob Dole’s day.  They believe that if they administer this country from the Republican middle ground, the opposition w… Read full post »
JUNE 28, 2012 2:56PM

Health Care Alert!

 

 

 

The Obama Administration today announced that all households in America must purchase either cable or satellite television service in order to receive educational broadcasts necessary to hold down ever rising health costs. There will be a tax penalty if such services are not purc… Read full post »

 

 

 

Will the Supreme Court rule that it is legal for the federal government to force citizens to pay taxes directly to private corporations?

 

 

 

  Read full post »

 (originally posted FEBRUARY 22, 2010)

 

Today?

Yesterday?

Tomorrow?

You can mark me down as being in the Tomorrow column. Yesterday or Today are a bit too unreasonable for me.

I know Obama being in office for another twenty-four hours means another one hundred and twenty-three people… Read full post »

JUNE 25, 2012 5:14PM

Jimmy Carter shames Obama



A Cruel and Unusual Record
By JIMMY CARTER

THE United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights.

Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, includi… Read full post »
JUNE 18, 2012 2:23PM

My Life in Pictures

 

 

crayon2

 

 

watercolor 

 

 

yellowpencil

 

 

composition_notebook

 

 

 

fountain pen

 

 

cartridge pen

 

 

bic

 

 

smith corona

 

  

floppy pc

 

 

laptop

 

 

tombstone 

 

  Read full post »

MAY 28, 2012 3:58PM

Almost 70 years ago

 

2nd row, 2nd from right. Cyril G. Stapleton. He was a combat Marine machine gunner for two seconds at Saipan. My only uncle. Another dead child soldier.

 

cyril g stapleton 2  Read full post »


Don’t worry, if you end up not voting for Obama, your home probably won’t be targeted for a drone attack. Is that what you’ve been afraid is going to happen if you don’t vote Democratic?

A legitimate fear but one of low probability.

After all, I doubt President… Read full post »
MARCH 27, 2012 6:54PM

Obamacare - A Most Regressive Tax

 
With all the silly arguments about Obamacare and how it turns the Federal government into a collection agency for Allstate, there is a train of thought which I haven’t heard discussed. Isn’t Obamacare the most regressive of all taxes? 

Progressive taxation, where the wealthie… Read full post »

http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/8095-chris-hedges-%7C-totalitarian-systems-always-begin-by-rewriting-the-law

 

"Franz Kafka understood the totalitarian misuse of law, the ability by the state to make law serve injustice and yet be held up as the impartial arbiter of good and evil. In his storiRead full post »

MARCH 13, 2012 1:18PM

Bugsy Lands a Second Line - fiction

 (3,100 words)
 
 
BUGSY LANDS A SECOND  LINE 


Bugsy’s foot is falling asleep. He shifts his weight then sends the gofer for another cup of coffee. 
"Here you go, Mr. Siegel, anything else?" 
The studios insist on assigning Bugsy his… Read full post »
MARCH 12, 2012 1:35PM

The Madness of King Barack



Obamaland: No trials or habeas corpus; but there are non-judicial executions and torturers aren’t prosecuted.

First they came for the terrorists....
and since they never defined terrorist, they came for everybody.
 
obama-official-photo 
 
Government officials with guns and power often de… Read full post »

the right to trial, habeas corpus or judicial due process