Like much of America, I anxiously awaited the results of the Mueller investigation with some hope that it would find evidence that Trump cooperated with or enlisted the assistance of Russia in order to gain the presidency. I had that hope because I’m in favor of anything legal that gets him out of office. Just … Continue reading Shell Game – Brilliant, Probably Unintentional
Years ago, I received a humorous email containing made-up answers to the classic question, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” My favorite was attributed to FBI Agent Fox Mulder of the X-Files: “You saw the chicken cross the road with your own eyes! How many more chickens have to cross the road before you … Continue reading Chickens Crossing Roads
A friend of mine keeps sending me emails staking out his strongly-held conservative positions, attacking and ridiculing liberals and Democrats. I feel very sad about this, but not because I think he’s necessarily wrong. Like any of us, sometimes he is, sometimes he isn’t. I’m sad because it’s like watching someone trying to hit an … Continue reading The Most Non-Partisan Thing You Can Do
The best Vote-for-Hillary argument is that it will help keep a nut-job out of the White House. In this unusual year, the argument this isn't enough of a reason don't hold up very well.
There's an old saying in bridge: "Get your trump out early." Apparently, the Republican Party is not populated by bridge players. In the eight years since I started writing this blog, I’ve tried to find ways to explain the underlying reality or root cause of various issues, often political in nature. In that time, I have … Continue reading Trumped Up!