Debate solution: Zoom

Covid-safe, socially distanced, from the comfort of one’s home. No mask required. That’s Zoom. That’s the solution for the next presidential debate. If either candidate gets out of line, goes […]

Re Tuesday’s presidential ‘debate’

Good lord what a horror show. I suggest the rest of the debates be canceled. There’s absolutely no point in continuing unless Trump can be silenced. In lieu of cancellation, […]

Wishful thinking

This, of course, should have happened the moment Trump issued his first tweet.

Opinion piece offers rays of hope for democracy

In The Guardian today, political speechwriter David Litt contends “Republicans will replace RBG but Democrats hold the trump cards – no, really.”  He suggests several ways in which Democrats can, […]

Hypocrites, lame ducks, and the Supreme Court

Originally published here on December 19, 2010: Back in November 2008, after the election, I wrote about the need for a 28th amendment to the Constitution. Said amendment would reduce the length […]

Best Biden commercial I’ve seen

Stephen Colbert ran this tonight and I got a big laugh from it. I don’t know if it’s a legitimate ad or not but given the formatting, I suspect it […]

First it was toilet paper

This has been a year of one frustration after another. A big one for me, self-isolating since March and dependent on delivered groceries, is not being able to get a […]

Burning like Washington

A tree burns in California — from the base and from the inside. Aerial slurry drops don’t help because they can’t penetrate the forest’s thick upper canopy. Control ultimately requires […]