A Good Day For The Ladies At The Court

Monday was a good day for women at the Supreme Court. The Court announced its decision in Voisine v United States, which kept women safe and in Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstadt which reaffirmed a right and made them safer. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Good Day For The Ladies At The Court

Is There A Trump Effect?

I’m still an old coach at heart and even in politics I worry about what could go wrong. We have reached the stage in the campaign where the media is trying to fill their time with the beauty contest polls. There are a plethora of reasons to not put a lot of stock in them and this time around I have to wonder if there is a Trump Effect added to that mix. Let’s explore. Continue reading Is There A Trump Effect?

Brexit Texit Nix It

The repercussions of last week’s Brexit vote are still reverberating around the world and have served as an inspiration for right wing extremists everywhere including America. I have a simple answer on how to handle this: stop it! Continue reading Brexit Texit Nix It

European Dreamin’

I’m not a world traveler. In fact I’ve never been outside the northern half of the western hemisphere. I haven’t left the United States since 9/11 (although that is coincidental). Even when in America almost all my time is spent in the Eastern Time Zone. About ten years or so ago the idea of traveling to Europe began to intrigue me for the first time in my life. Much of the credit for that must be given to the novels of Dan Brown and the late Steig Larsson. Continue reading European Dreamin’

‘Twas The Next Day

It is late Friday afternoon going into Friday evening as I write this posting. It’s been a strange last few days for me. This week this website went dark, (See Apology And Explanation), the UK voted to leave the EU and the world began to react. My basic reaction can be summed up in the phrase: shock and dismay. Continue reading ‘Twas The Next Day