Madame Speaker Nancy Pelosi, my hero for 2019, is just getting warmed up.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. ~Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr Nothing written today hasn’t been written before, and written more eloquently. Nothing is original, so what is my point? Bare with me, because by the end of this post I may have a point. Politics is a tangled web of self-serving duplicity … Continue reading Like Hillary, Plato Warned Us
Well, we can't blame Betsy Devos for this one; she was not Secretary of Education when I was in school. I am a product of the inept Chicago public school system of yore. Twas a bit subpar when compared to other city schools in the U.S. Their biggest crime was a longterm failed effort to … Continue reading An Ode to Himself on 4 July
Anyone who follows politics must feel the same as I do. Every new breath of hope in our justice system suffers a slow asphyxiation. With each disappointment comes the revelation that around each branch in our government are coiled tendrils of treason; in every seat of Trump’s cabinet, well placed, corrupt players, are seated, and … Continue reading Treason in Broad Daylight, Again
We all have little fantasies that get us through our days... I hope it’s not just me. One of mine, not the one where I’m a pirate, is that I am French. It’s not a goal, those are attainable, it's a fantasy, like being a pirate. I mastered pirate, the language, decades ago. Avast ye, … Continue reading The Bright Side
Scene— [The Oval Office, March 26, 2019] The room, where much American History has taken place, is filled with a group of men: mostly gray haired, physically interchangeable, soft, fleshy, one is orange, one young, with dimples, wearing a pencil suit, another man of an indeterminate age, with an endless forehead, (possibly a vampire), a … Continue reading A Fly on the Wall of the Oval Office…