A View From The Other Side

Reading time – 5:01; Viewing time – 6:41 .  .  . Maureen Dowd is a liberal opinion writer for the New York Times. Her brother Kevin is a Trump supporter. She gives him her column space every Thanksgiving and I urge you to read his current piece. I have tried to explain Trump voters several… [read more]

Hand Wringing

Reading time – 2:10; Viewing time – 3:33  .  .  . The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is conducted every 3 years and tests academic proficiency internationally. American kids haven’t progressed. “About a fifth of American 15-year-olds scored so low on the PISA test that it appeared they had not mastered reading skills expected… [read more]

Go Back To The Pawn Shop

Reading time – 3:49; Viewing time – 5:02  .  .  . Critical Alert – Pass this along to at least 3 others. You’ll see why at the end. The FOIA triggered disclosure of Mike Pompeo’s involvement with the sliming of Ambassador Marie Yovanovich was only the first end-around of the subpoena stonewalling of the Donald… [read more]

It Isn’t Impeachable, But

Reading time – 2:45  .  .  . Teen births are way down. As in: down 60% from 2007. According to a report in STAT, “.  .  .  analyses have found that recent drops in teen births can be traced back to funding for family planning programs under Title X and mandates under the Affordable Care… [read more]

A Stroll Through Impeachment Park

Reading time – 4:21; Viewing time – 6:06  .  .  . Contrary to his firm, clear declaration, Richard Nixon was a crook. Setting aside allegations that have a dollar sign directly attached to them, he obstructed justice. That’s a crime. He sent thieves into the night to break and enter the office of Daniel Ellsberg’s… [read more]

There’s More Than Impeachment Going On

Reading time – 3:22  .  .  . Trump is supremely adept at making everything about him all the time, about being center focus perpetually. Most often he does that by being outrageous, either through his galactic dishonesty or by his actions. Some are harmful to our nation. Some are just cruel. Some get negative attention,… [read more]

What’s At Stake

Reading time – 3:01  .  .  . We’re a hotly divided country, entrenched in our certainties. Whether we say it or not, we see compromise as a dirty thing. On the other hand, we all know right from wrong and there isn’t a lot of disagreement about it, once we get past our rationalizations. The… [read more]

Here It Comes!

Reading time – 2:26; Viewing time – 3:19  .  .  . It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Put your hands together and give a roaring welcome to the one, the only Impeachment of Donald Trump!   Yes, you’ve been waiting for this, because you’ve known since before the start that he’s a con… [read more]

Unmasking in the Theater

Reading time – 3:33  .  .  . The House will hold all-hands-on-deck hearings into the impeachment of President Donald Trump. This has been a long time coming, considering all the blatantly illegal and un-Constitutional and un-presidential things he’s done. Indeed, just his refusal to investigate and take action against Russia for interfering in our 2016… [read more]

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