The most dangerous place to be in America may well be anyplace outside your home. If you are Black that may not be safe, at least at night when the police are around. Aside from my snide remark the issue at hand is mass shootings.
I read a lot. Some would say too much. I feel there is so much to learn that I can never read enough and therefore too much is impossible. Among my reading are a lot of op-eds – perhaps that is because I write five a week. Among the op-ed writers I really respect is Eugene Robinson. In Friday morning’s Washington Post I read his op-ed entitled John Bolton is a weasel in a party of weasels. By far it was the best piece I read last week. Let’s explore. Continue reading Weasels
Today’s article is one of those political operative perspective articles I love to write. As such it, like a poll, has the constraint of being a snapshot in time. Additionally it was written several days ahead of publishing in order to accommodate a personal commitment. Those two shortcomings not withstanding I think it will be well worth your time. Let’s explore. Continue reading 11 To Get 3, 4 or 5*
If you are a student of American politics you have heard of the Rose Garden Strategy. With the current coronavirus situation presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is following what I’ll call the Basement Strategy; basically he is running his campaign out of the basement of his Delaware home. If he wanted my ideas I assume we would “meet” in his basement via Facetime or Zoom. With that in mind let’s explore what my advice to him would be. Continue reading If I Were In Joe’s Basement (Electronically)
The food supply chain is starting to show its first signs of breaking down. Privately I predicted it weeks ago; in fact it was one of my first concerns when the coronavirus pandemic broke in America. Trump has used language purloined from dictators of the 20th century to describe the legitimate media when they reported his transgressions in an attempt to get Bubba to disbelieve them. Censorship is coming if we allow him to get that far. To date it has just been strong arming of outlets he gets angry with. There is a lot to unpack there; let’s explore. Continue reading Starve The People Into Submission