Personalities

Biiiiig Mistake!

Don’t do it!

That’s my advice to Senate Democrats who seem to be ready, willing and very able to filibuster a confirmation vote on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch.

“While a parade of witnesses spoke in the committee room,” The New York Times writes (Mar. … Read More

How Am I Doing?

I’ve been “clean and sober” – no mention of you-know-who, (rhymes with “rump”) – for 21 days and I must confess, a change has come over me.

I feel… a little happier. The birds are singing more beautifully; the blossoms on the trees smell more … Read More

Climbing is a great game; great not in spite of the demands it makes, but because of them. Great because it will not let us give half of ourselves, it demands all of us. It demands our best. – Royal Robbins

If the 60s and … Read More

The Road to Washington

That’s right. Those two zany congressmen from Texas are off on the wildest, funniest road they’ve ever traveled! … And you’re along for the ride!

Starring Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat and Will Hurd, a Republican

(Cue the music)

O’Rourke: “We’re off on the road … Read More

Bad Actor – Part 2

Last Friday (Mar. 10), I talked about the more than 8,700 classified CIA documents released by Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, whose stated mission “…is to bring important news and information to the public.”

On March 9, The New York Times reported that Assange “…fresh … Read More

Bad Actor

On Tuesday, WikiLeaks, the Julian Assange-created so-called “whistle-blower” site, released more than 8,700 classified documents and files, known as “zero day” – detailing all manner of cyber tools used by the CIA to gather information on “bad actors” (individual(s) with the intent on doing serious … Read More

On May 1, 1969, Fred Rogers – the venerable host of the Public Broadcasting Service show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood – testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications which had jurisdiction over television and radio.

At the time, PBS received $20 million. However, due to … Read More