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?

DNC Night Three

“Donald Trump hasn’t grown into the job, because he can’t, and the consequences of that failure are severe. A hundred and seventy thousand Americans dead. Millions of jobs gone. While those at the top take in more than ever. Our worst impulses unleashed, our proud reputation around the world badly diminished, and our democratic institutions … Continue reading DNC Night Three

DNC Night Two Was Great, But…

There are 76 days until November 03, 2020. I hope no one just wondered what happens on November 3rd. It’s Election Day. That said, it will be 154 days until I feel safe, and that is January 20, 2021, inauguration day. Last night was night two of four of the DNC. I’m a political junkie, … Continue reading DNC Night Two Was Great, But…

DNC Night One, 2020

Good Tuesday Morning! Who watched night one of the Democratic National Convention? I watched it last night, and I’ll share my short list of notes. My first note was— "Eva Longoria?" I was going to voice my confusion at the presence of Eva Longoria as a host of the Democratic National Convention, she did a … Continue reading DNC Night One, 2020

“Unintended Consequences,” but Targeted

Central casting couldn’t have found a group of more villainous clichés than Trump’s cabinet appointees. This is not breaking news, but I mention it because this pattern of behavior by Orange Foolius shows an intent to harm the US in any capacity available to him. His cabinet appointees are friends and donors whose financial interests … Continue reading “Unintended Consequences,” but Targeted

News Blues

I am among a growing number of people who don’t have television service. The internet keeps me apprised of daily news, and I believe I’m more informed now than I was when I depended on television because I have more sources of information. The reason I don’t have television service because I have to prioritize … Continue reading News Blues