BE THERE TODAY!

The graphic below arrived as you see it, promoting a Trump rally in my generally peaceful town. This ain’t bean bag. It’s our democracy. That’s why this calls for a counter-protest. I’m happy to meet the Trump supporters in the park. Looking forward to finding out if they are locals – neighbors – or outside… [read more]


Update – v1

Join the Disambiguation Gang right over there (scroll down just a bit) → Reading time – 4:48 .  .  . Update To The Trump Election-Rigging Show This is an occasional feature of these posts to and through the November election, as Trump attempts to manipulate, lie and cheat* his way to staying in office. Recall… [read more]


Stomach Turning in 4 Parts and 5 Questions

Reading time – 4:49  .  .  . 1. Immigration Vile We’re all appalled by the forced, medically unnecessary, inept and deceitful sterilizations of would-be immigrants at the hands of at least one doctor at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”),  Irwin County Detention Center. It is a privately owned (LaSalle Corrections), for-profit immigration jail… [read more]


A Modest Proposal – v4.0

Reading time – 5:35  .  .  . We are locked in an increasingly bloody and always hateful conflict. Red America and Blue America think in different ways, speak different languages, recognize different facts and are unable to communicate with one another except with threats and mean-spirited accusations. The differences and animosities are growing and the… [read more]


Here’s How To Fix This

Reading time – 6:15  .  .  . Preface: Presidential Leadership In The Time of COVID-19 In Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward’s new book Rage we see the words of the President of the United States acknowledging the deadly danger of this disease. He says it will infect “through the air” and is five times more… [read more]


Let Voting Freedom Ring!

Reading time – 53 seconds  .  .  . Presidential Befoulment of the Military – Update It has been 6 days since the foul statements of Donald Trump about our military were exposed. To date, not a single Congressional Republican has spoken out against his cruel, disparaging words and behavior. Not one. And the usual administration… [read more]


A Critically Important View From Europe

Reading time – 7:15  .  .  . Presidential Befoulment of the Military Update It has been 3 days since the foul statements of Donald Trump about our military were exposed. To date, not a single Congressional Republican has spoken out against his cruel, disparaging words and behavior. Not one. ————————– The G7 Summit is scheduled… [read more]


EXTRA! EXTRA!

Reading time – 1:57  .  .  . This is a special edition for a special reason. A regular Sunday feature will be posted tomorrow. ——————————– In a well researched essay in The Atlantic which has now been well vetted by other news agencies including Fox News, Jeffrey Goldberg has detailed some of the most hurtful,… [read more]


I Really Need Your Help With This

Reading time – 3:49  .  .  . My pal John Calia (find him here) describes himself as a libertarian. Because I’m a progressive we have lots to talk about and frequently do so. Last week we had an email exchange that eventually reached the shoulder shrug point because even together we were unable to find… [read more]


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