America, we cannot let this be our epitaph. We cannot let this carnival barker define us. Even now, as I write these words, Trump is holding another rally – this one in Wisconsin – to whip his base into a frenzy. … Read More America, We Cannot Let This Be Our Epitaph
We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.… Read More A Little Exploitation Never Hurt, Right?
And here’s the rub: Warren didn’t need to do this. She’s an outstanding senator with a track record most politicians would be jealous of. Why on earth she would take Trump’s bait is beyond me.… Read More Elizabeth Warren Falls Into the Rabbit Hole
Look, I realize that emotions are high. This was a gut punch, but one we should have seen coming. The whole second hearing was a set up from the beginning. Christine Blasey Ford was never going to get a fair hearing. We knew that going in, and I suspect do did Dr. Ford. Her courage was nonetheless inspiring. What all of us need to do is channel our emotions into a positive energy. As the saying goes, don’t get mad, get even. … Read More Don’t Get Mad, Get Even!
Maybe I’m imagining it, but I believe I’m detecting a pattern. It seems that we Americans often reflect the personalities of our national leaders. Not every time, but generally. When Reagan was president, Democrats disagreed with 90% of his policies. Nobody more so than then-Speaker Tip O’Neill. They’d lock horns publicly, meet… Read More This Too Shall Pass