I’ll start out on all personal notes. As you can see, I’m back. My wife’s surgery was a success and the resulting somewhat ancillary (my degree is not in medicine!) tests came back negative which is huge! I probably took an extra day or two off, but I must admit having Easter and Dyngus Day off was nice. My Rays are 10-0 as I pen this so all is good on the personal front. Thank you to those who reached out to me!
Now on to politics, or at least a partial attempt to catch up. I have a feeling this will be a “two part – two-day effort”.
Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XXIX →
If you look back at the rise of fascist leaders in 1930’s Europe you will see an uncanny resemblance to what Donald Trump is doing. The aspect of the resemblance I’d like to talk about today is making everything about them. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Trying To Be A Cult Hero →
Today is Easter Sunday for non-orthodox Christians. It is their celebration of Jesus Christ coming back from the dead. It is early Thursday afternoon as I write this article. The President is on his way to Mar-a-Lago (via Ohio) and I’m (somewhat dangerously) assuming major antics are done for the week; at least those emanating from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The biggest story of the week (which got little attention from the for-profit media) is the Republican resurrection of their voter suppression efforts with a slightly new twist. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Republican Resurrection (Plus) →
Understanding what is going on today in American politics is a challenge to say the least. The inspiration for the title of today’s article comes from the 1955 British satirical novel, The Mouse That Roared, which became a subsequent play and motion picture. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of Roars, Mice And Crazy Cats →
There are always more things on my mind than days of the week. Many thoughts make it to my notes but not to this site. Most days I write about a single topic in at least some detail. Today I’d like to give mention to several. Let’s explore. Continue reading Clearing Some Backlog →