Rewriting History

“Police did not clear protesters from Lafayette Park for Trump photo op, inspector general finds.” ~ CNN A little over a year ago, on June 1, 2020, we watched it play out, live. U.S. Park Police, Metropolitan Police, and the Secret Service used unnecessary tactics to clear Lafayette Square without first issuing a warning. They … Continue reading Rewriting History

Hey Mo, Your Password is Showing

Yesterday, Sunday, June 6, 2021, Mo Brooks was hit with a lawsuit, filed by California’s Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell, related to his role in Capitol insurrection. This was not an easy feat to accomplish because when Brooks caught wind of the suit, he went into hiding, for months, to avoid being served. Brooks is one … Continue reading Hey Mo, Your Password is Showing

Alien Date Night

Last week I howled with despair as I confessed the irrelative misery I suffered— writer's block. And so I pledged to act by sinking my quill into inconsistent ink. As such, I offer you the much anticipated Sci-Fi Haiku Alien Date Night•~•Inky sky shimmersInscrutable looming glowPassion has returned ... less compelling than the idea.

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…