Politics

In 1969 — fifty years ago, today — I was driving a 1965 blue Mustang while attending my second year of college as turmoil swirled in the country. While I didn’t know it at the time, the country was more divided then at any time … Read More

While trying to stay above the crisis-du-jour by this president, there are some matters that are just too vital to ignore.

According to several media reports, a whistleblower in the intelligence community notified the Intelligence Community’s Inspector General (ICIG) of a serious issue involving communication … Read More

Note to Readers: Apologies for my absence. I’ve been working on completing a long-term project. It’s taken longer than expected. I hope to have another commentary on Friday, and return Tuesday. I appreciate your understanding. …fear of communism; fear of American citizens who may be … Read More

Over the last few months, I have deliberately scaled back commentaries about our current president: his narcissism; his ego; his blatant dishonesty; his more than 2,000 conflicts of interest; his insistence that he knows more than anyone else; his obsessively cozy relationship with Russia’s Vladimir … Read More

It’s Just Wrong!

It’s not that women are smarter than men (although many clearly are). It’s that they have a way of cutting through the crap and revealing the hard truth of the matter better than men.

Recently, I was exposed to another little piece of ethical wisdom … Read More

Here We Go

Well, it’s the bottom of the ninth, two outs. Time to bring in the top gun! For roughly five hours, all media will be consumed by the testimony of Robert Mueller sitting before two House committees.

Here’s what the president said yesterday about former federal … Read More

The Echo of Fascism

“SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK!”

We’ve heard it all before. “LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP!” You may laugh it off, but this is what fascism sounds like. Don’t be fooled just because there are no tanks in … Read More