Hoping For Clarity From Sunday Times Readers

Reading time – 3:50; Viewing time – 5:15  .  .  . Still struggling to understand .  .  . It isn’t customary for me to spend much time reading the letters to the editor in the Sunday New York Times, but the headline last Sunday grabbed my eyeballs:  Vote for Trump Again, or Switch? Those… [read more]

This Isn’t About Trump – It’s About What’s Important

Reading time 5:02; Viewing time – 6:59  .  .  . Trump politicized the Fourth of July. There were M1A2 Army tanks and Bradley armored vehicles in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Not content with just stationary vehicles, Trump ordered the military to have airplanes and helicopters pass overhead, saving the Battle Hymn of the Republic… [read more]

Porky Pig

Reading time – 57 seconds  .  .  . To quote Porky Pig: “Ah-bi-dee, ah-bi-dee, that’s all, folks!” The Supreme Court has just handed down its most blatantly political decision in a long time, or at least since the democracy killing Citizens United decision in 2010. Their stupefyingly bone-headed refusal to knock down blatantly obvious discrimination… [read more]

How Did We Get Here? and “The Wag”

Reading time – 3:58; Viewing time – 5:40  .  .  . How did we get to the point: – where ripping babies from their mothers’ arms is tolerated? – where we refuse those kidnapped kids soap and a toothbrush and there isn’t universal outrage? – where disrespecting our allies and cozying up to adversaries is… [read more]

Outlaw Electrons

Apologies for the disambiguation announcement yesterday that included a random “7” and no link to the day’s post. The offending electrons have been apprehended, indicted, convicted and are awaiting sentencing. They should pose no further threat to anyone. Meanwhile, you can find that post here. Good reading/watching to you. Jack PS – I know that… [read more]


Reading time 3:18; Viewing time – 4:05  .  .  . It’s been quite a month – all just this week! – as the outrageous deluge from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue goes on. It’s been this way with Trump since way before the 2015 escalator “Look at ME!” stunt, when he announced with his customary ignorant certainty… [read more]

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