April 2019

On the Sunday CBS News show, Face the Nation, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham called Democrats talk about  President Trump’s attempts to obstruct justice when the President ordered White House Counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, “absurd.” “It doesn’t matter what [Trump] … Read More

“There is in every one of us, even those who seem to be most moderate, a type of desire that is terrible, wild, and lawless.” ― Plato, The Republic

Republican Senator Mitt Romney summarizes my disposition after reading the Mueller report: “I am sickened at Read More

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have right to do and what is right to do.” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart

When Attorney General William Barr issued a four-page summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, the first thought I had … Read More

Paradise Found!

Not long after the Camp Fire devastated the little town of Paradise, California, displacing thousands of residents, help came in many forms. This is one story.

While the Paradise Adventist Academy in Northern California volleyball team had made it to the state semi-finals, many of … Read More

President Trump tweeted his latest “strategy” for dealing with immigrants, both illegal and asylum-seekers. Just out: The USA has the absolute legal right to have apprehended illegal immigrants transferred to Sanctuary Cities. We hereby demand that they be taken care of at the highest Read More

More Than the Heart of a City

The fire that devastated one of the great religious, cultural and architectural treasures of the world – the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris – not only shocked French citizens but the world. If the walls inside this cavernous basilica could talk, they would tell a story … Read More

“I remember my uncle Harold told my aunt about this affair he had. It was a sort of mildly upsetting event in my family… The affair was over, something like eight years. So I remember asking him, ‘Why did you tell her? You got away Read More

We Got Him!

Julian Assange – founder and director of WikiLeaks, claiming he was only acting as a journalist revealing the truth about government secrets – was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Police Service in London after seven years of self-imposed confinement in the Ecuadorian Embassy. In … Read More

Juliana v. United States

Some people talk about climate change, some do something about it and others… well, look at Kelsey Juliana and 20 others who chose to do something big.

In 2015, 19-year-old Kelsey Juliana decided enough was enough. “There was a wildfire season that was so … Read More

Apollo 11

This isn’t a movie review about the new documentary. This is a memory review.

1969… While the war in Vietnam was grinding away at America’s soul, one extraordinary moment electrified and uplifted Americans and the world like never before. On July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong … Read More