Why Veterans Should Abhor Him

As many of you already know, I was in the Army. I enlisted (to avoid being drafted) in 1969. I served until 1972 not long after I was taken off flight status due to yet-to-be correctly diagnosed issues with my back and legs that prevented me from sitting in a cockpit. My life began again … Continue reading Why Veterans Should Abhor Him

On Blackface Politicians

My mother's family is from the Shenandoah Valley. My grandfather was a Judge and my uncle a prominent attorney. Many live there to this day. I understand they or their ancestors owned slaves in the early years, but others participated in the underground railroad. That was the past. We also have to consider that the … Continue reading On Blackface Politicians

The Republican’s Federalist Agenda

Consider that the Republican agenda from before the Regan years has been to stack the court with arch-conservatives. They realized that even a balanced or right-leaning Supreme Court overturned law after law passed to promote their corporatist, Federalist, misogynist, homophobic, and racist views. Their sponsors, the giant fossil fuel companies, the pharma lobby, the mining … Continue reading The Republican’s Federalist Agenda

On Direction

Since I (really) hate pollsters who call just as I put the first fork of Marilyn's hot dinner in my mouth, I rarely answer, so when I was sent an online poll just recently by one of our Congresswomen, I responded. Many of you know I spent over forty years in information technology handling data, creating … Continue reading On Direction

The End of Tolerance

I was following a thread on Facebook where people were offended by the word "fuck" on a t-shirt. It basically said, "Fuck Trump and the people who voted for him" and went on to condemn those who still support him, after everything we've seen him do and say.  My feeling on the word is that … Continue reading The End of Tolerance