A Russian is accused of being a spy, arrested. Part of the allegations are that she helped funnel Russian money to the NRA. OK, there are two NRA's. I'm talking the one with guns, not the one of restaurants. Part two.... The IRS, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, says they will … Continue reading I Can Only Wonder
And I do so proudly. Yet while saying this I have trouble even trying to comprehend a world where I'd write these words. On June 12, 1985 I was arrested while protesting aid to the Contras and the Oliver North / CIA dirty war against Nicaragua. Well before the Snowden revelations I knew what the … Continue reading I Stand with the FBI, the NSA, the DIA, and the CIA
"Today’s press conference in Helsinki was one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory. The damage inflicted by President Trump’s naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate. But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake. President Trump proved not only unable, … Continue reading Today I Proudly Stand with Sen. John McCain
@realDonaldTrump says the US is to blame for poor relations with Russia. So yeah, I guess #moroninchief understands some things that I don't. Wasn't it the US that invaded and annexed Crimea over the protests of Russia? And didn't we, the US, poison multiple people in England using a nerve agent only available to governments? … Continue reading Blame?
So, let's accept this as a premise, 40% or so of the people believe that the news is fake and that Trump is the only one who tells the truth. Yeah, dumb. Let's expand on dumb. We all know Trump is lying. 90% of the cost of NATO is not paid by the US, it … Continue reading What is the Truth?
Last night Jeff Sessions accused those of us who oppose Trump's immigration policies, in particular the border wall, of living in "gated communities". I'm guessing this is a new code word for "coastal liberals". Well Jeff? Yeah. I do. Here is my gate: It's designed specifically to keep people like you out. Resist
I remember when Ronald Reagan touted the Republican Party as the party of family values. While he and I differed significantly on what we believed those values to be, I can say for sure that he would be horrified that one of those values now seems to be tearing families apart. Reagan's family values were … Continue reading Family Values
I'm currently looking for a job. I was on a long-term contract that ended in March. I'm being nice to people, the people who interview me, hiring managers, and the like. I'm treating I'm networking with with respect. But do I have it all wrong? Should I be emulating Trump? Insult and disrespect friends and … Continue reading Do I Have It All Wrong?
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." - Abraham Lincoln Resist
“A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” - B.F. Skinner OK. Except @realDonaldTrump. He can stop trying with the Tweets. Resist