As I write this the forecast is that Hurricane Florence is headed my way. Because I am some sixty odd miles inland, I will not get a direct hit nor do I have to worry about storm surge. The loss of power and/or flooding is the worst case scenario but nonetheless the real possibility of either could severely impact my ability to write and post. With Friday and Saturday being “dark days” and my desire to stay at least somewhat timely if you don’t see a posting on Sunday I could be down for a bit. Hopefully not, but for now let’s explore. Continue reading Some Campaign Ammo (And Maybe Some Venting)
While we were distracted from Russiagate by the debacles in Quebec and Singapore the job of running the organized criminal enterprise masquerading as the Trump administration goes on. Let’s explore part of what we missed. Continue reading And In Other News…
I pen this posting on early Tuesday afternoon. Thus far it has been a day of anticipation for a political junkie. President Trump’s announcement on America’s continued participation in the Iran Nuclear Deal is promised to come soon. (It came during this writing and I’ll comment on it soon.) It is Primary Day in four states that Trump carried in 2016 and everyone is waiting to see the results. Add to that the suspense that surrounds Gina Haspel’s hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. What was a political junkie to do this morning? In my case read two long magazine articles/essays. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Morning’s Reading
I don’t know that prior to today I’ve ever written an article where the opening paragraph also served as a disclosure. I am currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Safe Space which is an organization dedicated to combating domestic violence and sexual assault. I have served on the Board for several years and in that time have learned a lot about just how pervasive a problem domestic violence (DV) is in our society. October was Domestic Violence Awareness month and in the course of it I was given the opportunity to read a proclamation from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. I am somewhat ashamed to admit that part of its content surprised me. Let’s explore. Continue reading Even I Was Surprised?