A television show, a book and an article that I have long wanted to write all converged; (they didn’t walk into a bar – this is far from a joke). Let’s explore. Continue reading What If One Decision Had Been Different?
Tag Archives: James Clapper
’67 & ’68
The title of today’s article is a riddle of sort that will be completely explained by the end. If you can guess it at this point you should be a detective or an intelligence officer. If you have it by the end of the first paragraph you must be both a baby boomer and pretty damn smart. I usually make the Sunday article about the biggest political story of the week just ended. For people of my generation another story eclipsed all others last week; the death of Aretha Franklin. In 1967 she asked for Respect and she certainly received a lot of deserved respect upon her passing. (Got it yet Jeff?) Let’s continue. Continue reading ’67 & ’68
For an administration that tells so many lies you would think they would be talented at it; they are not! Let’s explore. Continue reading Poor Deceptions
Fortunately Credible; Unfortunately Incredible
Rarely do I devote an entire column to reviewing a single article. Today is the second time I do so to an article penned by The New Yorker writer Jane Mayer. (Additionally, and very deservedly, Mayer’s book Dark Money is on my recommended reading list.) Last week Mayer posted Christopher Steele, The Man Behind The Trump Dossier to her magazine’s website. It will appear in their March 12th edition under the slightly different title, The Man Behind the Dossier. Typical of a New Yorker article it is long and I cannot do justice to it in a few paragraphs; but if you want to save the better part of 2 hours reading time I invite you to explore. Continue reading Fortunately Credible; Unfortunately Incredible