Our House is on Fire

Current topics of discussion, as of late, have left me uninspired to write. The following joke is making the rounds: Q: What’s the difference between Trump and Greenland? A: You can't buy Greenland. The man who inspirits humor, among those who can still laugh, is not useful for much else, asking philosophical questions out of … Continue reading Our House is on Fire

Back to School is Not the Same

School is back in session in my neighborhood this week. This morning the sound of breaks on school bus 12 screeching to a stop at the end of my block conjured ghosts of yesterday. In past years, that same school bus screech barely preceded bounding feet and a door slam— then the sound of breaks … Continue reading Back to School is Not the Same

”Dear Dad”

"Terrible things are happening outside. At any time of night and day, poor helpless people are being dragged out of their homes. Families are torn apart; men, women, and children are separated. Children come home from school to find their parents have disappeared." -Anne Frank We are repeating history, it’s that simple. I want to … Continue reading ”Dear Dad”

It’s all Propoganda

”It’s true that the president’s job approval rating has been unusually stable when compared with other presidents.” ~Nate Cohn, NYT God help us. Despite everything, (do I need to make a list?), our Stable POTUS still has an approval rating. Propaganda works, and our current government is a testament to that fact. If you think … Continue reading It’s all Propoganda

GOP Solutions to Gun Violence

"May God bless the memory of those who perished in Toledo." ~Dotard prays for Toledo in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Dayton Drump denied responsibility for the part he plays by race bating, and inciting hatred and violence, in mass shootings. He wants the shootings to be an immigration reform issue, suggesting tying … Continue reading GOP Solutions to Gun Violence

McConnell Blocking Bills, and Mass Shootings

The difference between the GOP and the Democratic Party can be summed up with Mitch McConnell’s words which came in response to democratic protesters who chanted "Moscow Mitch." as he spoke during a political picnic in his home state of Kentucky on Saturday: "I'm going to spend as much time talking about [Democrats] as Kentuckians … Continue reading McConnell Blocking Bills, and Mass Shootings