Why Are We Surprised?

Why are we surprised? When I say we, I mean you. This is old news. Trump is a five-time draft dodger, on tape in 2015 disparaging the military service of former United States Senator John McCain. McCain had been a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, offered an early release but refused to leave his … Continue reading Why Are We Surprised?

This Election is Everything

The last night of the Democratic National Convention ended with Joe Biden giving the most inspiring speech of the week. Considering the caliber of speeches we saw throughout the convention that was quite a feat. https://youtu.be/rmN90VuLH6Y “Faith sees best in the dark." ~Joe Biden Joe Biden quoted Søren Kierkegaard in his convention speech. It was … Continue reading This Election is Everything

How’s it Swinging? Today’s POTUS Polls

tRumpigula is livid. Last week he demanded CNN formally apologize for their poll results, and he threatened legal action—for poll results. CNN ignored him. Now all the other polls, including the Republican-leaning Rasmussen, are showing a double-digit preference for Biden. Today’s numbers from RASMUSSEN bad news for Hair Führer: National General Election: Biden 48% (+12) … Continue reading How’s it Swinging? Today’s POTUS Polls

The Numbers in My Head

I love language. Words fascinate me. They make me happy. My hobby is language. I’ve achieved varying levels of non-fluency and illiteracy in several languages. I like to break down words and sort their origins to Latin or Greek. I’m trying, and failing, to read Camus in French, and this is odd, but I have … Continue reading The Numbers in My Head

Andrew Yang Has My Attention

Let me start by saying that I will vote Democratic in 2020, no matter who ends up as our presidential nominee. We have several impressive candidates, but even the least impressive would be an improvement on what we have now. Elizabeth Warren is and has been my first choice to be the next president. She … Continue reading Andrew Yang Has My Attention