(With apologies to Stephen Vincent Benét)
It’s a story they tell about a land that occupied the smallest place in a once powerful nation.
Now, all that power was concentrated in one spot and one group whose fear of losing their authority was so great … Read More
Approximately 20 minutes into a one-on-one conversation with PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff last month, CBS 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl revealed something that Donald Trump told her in a pre-interview conversation.
“At one point,” Stahl said, “he started to attack the press, and I … Read More
Apologies for the note of cynicism, but at the press conference held shortly after President Trump signed a piece of paper proclaiming, “a message of peace,” I couldn’t help but be reminded of another piece of paper and message.
After meeting with Adolph Hitler, Prime … Read More
Since June 2015, when he first announced his candidacy, Donald Trump has proven himself to be the most dismissive, divisive, defensive, histrionic, ill-tempered, sexist, Islamaphobic, bigoted, blame-laying, responsibility-evading, transparency-avoiding, media-needy, media-hating (except for stories about him that he likes), contradictory, federal judge-denouncing, Fake News-claiming, … Read More
Hands down, my wife’s favorite movie – the one she watches till the end, no matter when it started – is Overboard; that over-the-top, can-see-the-ending-a-mile-away romantic comedy starring Goldie Hawn and real-life partner Kurt Russell.
Joanna Stayton (Hawn), is a wealthy, stuck-up, supremely bored … Read More
Christoval, Texas has recently become ground zero for conspiracy theorists.
Rather than keep a watchful eye for self-radicalized, domestic terrorists with real intentions of harm, the folks in Christoval are closely watching the federal government’s war games.
Many harbor the misguided belief that the … Read More
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the … Read More