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What Advice Did Kushner Give the Saudi Prince?

One of the big stories Sunday was that Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman sought advice from Jared Kushner after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.…

Snowflakes And Shibboleths

I am led to believe that the movie 'Fight Club' is primarily responsible for the term 'snowflake.'  I have no idea whether this is true…

Today in Trump: Kelly’s Out, Ayers is In, Keeping America Great Again

So, Trump cans Kelly. It's OK general. You can always come home to Massachusetts. There's a lovely Socialist Transexual Artist Community in Cambridge.…

Book Review: George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire and Blood’

When I read some of the early reviews of FIRE & BLOOD, they were mostly people bitching about why Martin is wasting his time with this book.…

Kevin Hart Receives Ironic Gay Justice

One day comedian Kevin Hart is on top of the world. He's been named to host this year's Oscar Awards Show. God bless him. …

The Beggars Of London Town

You try walking past aggressive beggars from Eastern Europe who, on occasion, have assaulted people to get money. Happens all the time.…

Why Do Governments So Often Get It Wrong?

by Neil Bamforth When I say ‘governments’ I am using the word as a ‘cover all’ for ‘the powers that be’ or ‘those in charge’ or whatever you prefer to…

What Are They Actually Teaching In Yeshivas?

A Yeshiva is an institution, a school, that focuses on the teaching of the books of Judaism such as the Torah. It focuses completely on religion.…

When There Are No Witnesses

“But, remembering the early civility they brought upon these countries, and forgetting long-passed mischiefs, we mercifully preserve their bones, and piss not upon their ashes.” -Thomas Browne- It’s sunny and bitterly cold in South…

Trump: Listening To the Tick of the Congressional Clock

It's 33 days and counting. How much damage can Herr Trump do in 33 days? Probably a lot. Trump has been putting pieces in place.…

Mary Barra Has a Good “Caring Face”

I refuse to watch afternoon feel-good shows as most are hosted by women whose greatest talent is making a face that looks like they actually care.…

How the NRA Killed the Coffee

We went to gallows humor when my employer made that minor change. We knew it meant the company was certainly going downhill.…

Why This Englishman Is Moving Back To England

We have decided that, while we live in England already geographically, we are moving back there. That sounds weird, doesn't it?…

Dear Military: Donald Trump Doesn’t Like You Very Much

've been a pacifist. I abhor guns, and I fight my battles with words, not violence. In all honesty, I don't have a lot of love for the military.…

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