American democracy finds itself in an abusive (and adversarial) relationship with the Republican Party. That is a monumental problem. The first step in solving a problem is to realize that it exists. I spent ten years on the Board of an organization that helped people deal with abusive relationships. The key to solving that issue is also straight forward.
Perhaps I’ve stumbled upon a new theme for Sunday articles. Today I want to write of the biggest political outrage of the week just passed – and there were plenty of candidates. Sadly, this one received little press.
Most often the subject of my Sunday article is what I deem to be the most important political story of the week just ended. This week, while not discounting its importance, the subject is the most disgusting occurrence of last week. Continue reading The Act
I waited a bit before I finally decided to weigh in on Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. My “review” will be incomplete but it sends a powerful message that the American voters must heed or they will be complicit in ending America as we know it. Continue reading 43 Dangerous And Cowardly Suckers
Notice: I use the word “blind” in the following. Please allow me to apologize in advance to any who thinks I am belittling the unsighted community. I assure you I am not and am only using the word “blind” in a figurative sense.
I have long thought that no man is as blind as he who refused to see. Today I want to modernize my expression and simultaneously make it less misogynist. My new axiom is: No person is as blind as one who refuses to acknowledge the reality their eyes see. Continue reading Scribes Over Senators