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Is It Fake News Or A Matter of Perception?

If I had heard the term 'fake news' before Donald Trump came on the scene, I certainly don't remember it. Now, however, it's the language of the day.…

The Police and the Legacy of the ‘Punisher’

Earlier this morning, I was reading an article about how a police union in St. Louis was asking officers to adopt the Punisher skull as a symbol of solidarity.…

No Doubt You Are the People and Wisdom Will Die With You

I keep mulling over the question being asked by the new, young wokesters packed with moral certainty: doubt and Gluten-free. Can Joe Biden be forgiven?…

Vote Blue! Cheat If You Must, but Vote Blue

I'm a lifelong Democrat. I've voted the Party even when I've disagreed with it. I was a Hippie in the '70s, a Punk in the '80s, and a Liberal in…

Britain’s Ambassador To the US Resigns

Sir Kim Darroch - and no, I'd never heard of him - has resigned as British Ambassador to the USA after unflattering comments he made about Trump.…

Gazing Into My Crystal Ball

When I was a child, my family would often spend long weekends in a place called Blackpool, the place to go if you lived in England.…

The London Mayor Who Cried Wolf

by Neil Bamforth You know the story of the ‘boy who cried wolf’ don’t you? He cried it so often, when there really was a wolf, it killed all the…

What Colors Trump’s Hatred of Immigrants?

There is a common thread that runs through Donald Trump’s history, one that gives us the likely reason for his very specific hostility toward immigrants.…

Republicans, Democrats, and the Heat of Summer

OK folks, the 4th of July has come and gone so it is, by any definition, summer. Actually, to my mind it has been summer since the first week in…

A Conversation About Guns

It's hard to think that anyone hasn't heard of Nate Silver's 538 and their data-driven analyses of - well, just about everything. …

Charley the Dog—A Regular Ladykiller

I often stare at my dog, Charley, and wonder what he could be thinking about. I’m like a lot of dog owners in that we think our animals have thoughts.…

Donald Trump and the Battle for Fort McHamberder

It was the brutal winter of 1775. The army named after the great George Washington had gathered in Boston, New York, and other cities. …

The Day Facebook Ended the World

On Thursday Facebook went wonky. Images and videos wouldn't upload. You could still write on your wall. but pictures and videos were a no-no.…

Colin Kaepernik’s Comfort Matters—and You Don’t

What's on my mind? Well I'll tell you - I'm wondering whether it's time to suspend elections and hand the keys to the country over to Trump.…

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