Drunks With Guns Who Gamble

I don’t know about you, but I believe rewards should come from good deeds or hard work, not doing what you’re supposed to do. I may be hard to impress, but I wouldn’t reward a child for not stabbing someone. Hey, no murders, let’s get ice cream! It is safe to say that most Americans … Continue reading Drunks With Guns Who Gamble

Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

Six GOP Senators Put Country First Voting YES:CassidyCollinsMurkowskiPortmanRomneySasseEleven Senators Did Not Bother to Vote:Blackburn (R-TN)Blunt (R-MO)Braun (R-IN)Burr (R-NC)Inhofe (R-OK)Murray (D-WA)Risch (R-ID)Rounds (R-SD)Shelby (R-AL)Sinema (D-AZ)Toomey (R-PA) Remember the eleven Senators who were not willing to attach their names to a vote. Remember too the 35 Republicans who voted to block the commission- they won. How many … Continue reading Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, but no Reporters Exist…

When a tree falls in the forest, but there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Um, yes. Philosophical idiocy aside, silence would offer the kind of plausible deniability that drives violent dictators to target journalists. If there were no “opposition journalists,” if no one noted Lukashenko’s theft of the … Continue reading If a Tree Falls in the Forest, but no Reporters Exist…

How to Overcome Writers Block

If you have followed my blog for more than, I don't know, six months, you may have noticed that the rate at which I hit publish has diminished. I am suffering from an affliction called “writer's block.” No need to reach for the hand sanitizer. After exhaustive online research, I have learned that there are … Continue reading How to Overcome Writers Block

Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Huh

https://youtu.be/4OR0lM3VT-A Carmina Burana is an opera I can sing along with. One of the few happy memories I have of the four-year sentence I survived at a Chicago Public High School is my experience in the symphonic choir. In my senior year, we went on a Christmas field trip to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra where … Continue reading Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Huh

The Flood Gaetz Have Opened

“Nestor Galban was 12 and had just arrived from Cuba, where he’d grown up and where his mother had recently died of breast cancer.” ~child sex trafficking member of Congress, Matt Gaetz The following post is just a theory, not proven. I may be the last one to have decoded the mystery of Nestor. By … Continue reading The Flood Gaetz Have Opened