Last weekend the big news was the 601st mass shooting of 2022 in America. I didn’t major in math in college but that is about two a day on average. America has a gun problem and we are doing way too little about it. America has a gun culture which is difficult for much of the rest of the world to understand. I accept that, and in some ways am part of it. That doesn’t mean we must have a gun problem. The two are not mutually inclusive.
Please pardon the grammar in the title but today is another one of those musically inspired days. I picked the title and lyrics Randy Bachman wrote for Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s 1974 number one hit You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet. Let’s explore how this late 20th century rocker’s words portends America’s early 21st century gun problem. Continue reading You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet…And You Won’t
Donald Trump became President of the United States as the result of what increasingly looks like a purloined election in which he failed to gain the support of the majority of the American electorate. I’m not making excuses for Hillary Clinton. It never should have been that close; she should have beaten him going away. From his campaign to this day Trump continues to engage in un-American activity. Let’s explore some of his recent exploits. Continue reading My President Continues To Engage In Un-American Activity
Please Note: The following is a work of political fiction. Like most good fiction there is an element of truth in it or it wouldn’t be believable. I’m not exactly on the Trump campaign’s speed dial so everything here is a guess. It was written in late August to accommodate my traveling so in a Hail Marry move Trump may have already announced some senior level appointments he would make by the time you read this. Enjoy! Continue reading What A Trump Administration Might Look Like