The similarities between Watergate and Russiagate are astounding. Besides, Watergate is a great frame of reference for baby boomers and students of history in general. The guiding words the anonymous source Deep Throat gave crusading investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post were, “Follow the money.” That has become an unofficial mantra for all us amateur Russiagate sleuths. Today I’m suggesting a modification: Follow the rubles. Let’s explore. Continue reading Follow The Rubles
When I woke up Monday morning I decided to write about the first two aspects of this article for Wednesday’s publishing. Then, as is my habit, I read the New York Times and the Washington Post. Both had articles about a pending Trump announcement that dovetailed with my intended topics, (USA Today actually broke the story). The juxtaposition of history and the present made this a must address subject. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of WORMs And Cops
You didn’t think I would let the events of last Friday night pass without comment did you? If you did you haven’t been paying attention to my writing! Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is An Amoral Coward
Today seems to be one of those rare days when the crystal ball is not overcast – let’s just hope it is accurate. Congress comes back in September and it has two things it must get done: fund the government via either a budget (which isn’t going to happen) or a continuing resolution (CR) and raise the debt ceiling. I have a prediction on both as well as a simple solution to one of the nation’s raging debates. Let’s explore. Continue reading Bullshutdown
Earlier today I added Criminal Injustice by Matthew B. Robinson to the Recommended Reading Section.
This is not an easy read having been written as a textbook. It will make you look at our criminal justice system in a new (and I believe more accurate) way. Here is a teaser for you: after reading Dr. Robinson’s book you will never envision worms the same way.