Today’s article is going to be another of those bits and pieces ones. This one written while awaiting the verdict in Minneapolis. Continue reading It Keeps Coming In
An old adage goes, “God helps those who help themselves.” Decades ago I learned the adage, “The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that it exists. I question the existence of God but the Republican Party claims to. (I’ll expand on that below.) The latter is simply logic. What does this have to do with 21st century American politics? Read on and you will see. Continue reading Help God Help You
The word is that you can never go home again. I was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in an adjacent suburb. I have no desire to return to Western New York (other than perhaps a visit – it’s a great place to eat). Having lived there for the first 47 years of my life it will always be a part of me. If I notice someone is from there I tend to pay just a little bit more attention especially if we share an alma mater. That can be both good and bad. New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg is a fellow Western New York native and SUNY-Buffalo alum. I follow her work and suggest you do also. Michael Caputo was born in Buffalo, off and on lived in Western New York and attended SUNY-Buffalo. The three of us are certainly not alike. Let’s explore. Continue reading Hometown Connection
Forget Joe Biden’s nomination, or the historic one of Kamala Harris’ for that matter. Disregard the antics of Louis DeJoy at the USPS. Steve Bannon’s arrest was little more than an amusing and orchestrated skinny object, (more on that in a future article). The biggest story of last week was far and away the fact that the Republican controlled Senate Intelligence Committee released its long awaited report confirming the interference of a hostile foreign power in the 2016 election with the active aid of the campaign of the eventual winner. Let’s explore. Continue reading How Did This “Hide”?
I do not like the fact but at the moment Donald Trump is President of my country. He is also blatantly corrupt. That is continually illustrated even if the Republican Senate delegation, (with a “half exception” in Mitt Romney), refuse to admit it. It was proven again this week. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Blatantly Corrupt