Politics

One of the most iconic images in Hollywood film is a static black and white picture of a pair of train tracks trailing into a distant western landscape.

By itself, it doesn’t seem to say much. However, in the western classic High Noon, the … Read More

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Twenty-five years before the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, an incident took place that squarely placed the issue of slavery before the public and the courts.

In 1839, … Read More

Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter says she will make an appearance at the University of California at Berkeley on April 27 despite university officials cancelling a previously scheduled on-campus event. [See updates below.]

I’m not a fan of Coulter. I wrote about the conservative’s … Read More

At a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin last year, then-candidate Trump said, “Now remember, we’re competing in a rigged election. This is a rigged election, folks, okay?”

An October 16, 2016 Trump tweet:

“The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted Read More

Washington, D.C. – In a stunning announcement on the steps of the Capitol today, scientists from four leading research centers believe they have found a direct link between the ethics scandals of the last five years – perhaps going back as far as five decades … Read More

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