June 2016

Mr. Lucky

Countrywide was one of the greatest companies in the history of this country and probably made more difference to society, to the integrity of our society, than any company in the history of America.  – Angelo Mozilo, co-founder and CEO, Countrywide Mortgage

Last Friday … Read More

“Heaven” is Real

“My hand was writing out the words: There’s a lady who’s sure,
all that glitters is gold,
and she’s buying a stairway to heaven…
“I just sat there and looked at them and almost leapt out of my seat. “Plant’s own explanation of the lyrics … Read More

Yes, Virginia, good news does exist. Sumeja Tulic reported to the website Gothamist.com: “[A] few minutes before the train arrived, a man in his late 50s/early 60s fell on the subway tracks. Without hesitation, 3 men jumped on the subway track and pulled him out. … Read More

Radical American Gibberish

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.”  – Plato

“Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don’t want congrats, I want toughness & vigilance. We must be smart!…” — Donald J. … Read More

Memo to U.S. Senators:

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 Amanda Alvear, 25 Oscar A. Aracena-Montero, 26 Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33 Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 Martin Benitez Torres, 33 Antonio D. Brown, 29 Darryl R. Burt II, 29 Jonathan A. Camuy Vega, 24 Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28 Simon A. Carrillo Fernandez, 31… Read More

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s e-mails have been the subject of criticism, speculation and more ever since it was discovered that she used a private server located in her home to handle her e-mail account during the period she served as secretary of state.… Read More

Those Emails… again!

“The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails!”          — Bernie Sanders, the first Democratic debate

I was going to wait before addressing this issue again until the FBI had released a report on its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of … Read More

On June 2, a California judge ordered Stanford University student Brock Turner to serve six months in jail for sexually assaulting a female student. In a statement to the judge, Turner blamed the “party culture and risk-taking behavior” for his actions. On June 15, Congress Read More


While Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has been mathematically eliminated from the 2016 election, for weeks he has complained that the election process is rigged. While many brushed his remarks aside as a non-story, many, including Sanders own campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, stated that Nevada Democratic … Read More


Dear Mr. Speaker, Well, that didn’t take long. Last month you told CNN’s Jake Tapper: “I’m just not ready to [endorse Donald Trump].” You said you couldn’t support Trump unless he “advances the principles of our party and appeals to a … Read More