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I know a wingnut when I see one

In case you missed it, Marjorie Taylor Greene is the newly elected Republican congresswoman from Georgia. She follows QAnon and, among other things, believes the forest fires in California were […]

American catharsis

It’s gone. The malevolent incompetence that plagued our nation for four years is finally gone. Or at least its chief instigator is gone. And yesterday we celebrated. Oh, how we […]

The Hill We Climb

At noon today Joseph R. Biden Jr. became the 46th President of the United States. But 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first National Youth Poet Laureate and the youngest ever […]

Scarlet letters not enough

Two scarlet letters for Donald Trump are meaningless. So what if the history books can note that he’s the only president in history to be impeached twice? Impeachment is little […]

Haunted by a song

This song, “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield, was released in 1967.

This isn’t Viet Nam

For those too young to remember, during the Viet Nam war an American major was quoted as saying, “It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” That morphed […]

Off with his head

Who among us will ever forget what we witnessed yesterday? Thousands of rioters, incited by the President of the United States himself, storming the US Capitol, breaking into the building, […]