Tag Archives: democracy

Off Topic

Spin has been a part of politics for as long as I can remember. Today we have gone way beyond it and I fear it imperils our democracy.

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Progressive Sweeping X

I knew it wouldn’t take much time to get to installment X in this series and here we are. These are never as complete as I’d like them to be so let’s go.

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Least We Forget

The war in Ukraine has been going on for over six months now. With all else that is going on in the world it is easy to forget. That’s exactly what Vladimir Putin wants you to do and is his best chance to win.
I’m as guilty as anyone else in letting the war “slip below the fold”. Today I’m bringing it front and center. This article is being penned on Tuesday morning. A “time stamp” is necessary because some of the events depicted are dynamic. Today’s leading motivators are the morning New York Times and the BBC. Please continue reading and it will become clearer.

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America Has A Problem

The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that it exists. America, in the person of President Joe Biden, took that first step on Thursday night.

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Angry White Women

Dateline: Early evening of Wednesday August 24, 2022; Wake Forest, North Carolina. I’m the only “rooster” in a room full of angry “white hens”. The occasion was an author event with Catherine McKenzie discussing her just released book Please Join Us. Trust me, there is a political lesson/observation if you read on. Continue reading Angry White Women