Between this and the last missive, a good deal of regression has occurred. Migrant children are still being caged, but that story just doesn’t seem to have the staying power you think it would. Mostly because a partisan perjurer and Jekyll & Hyde (or Brett and Bart) drunk became the latest addition to the Supreme […]Read more "When Hate Takes Hold"
I was planning to address the collective exhaustion the Trump presidency has caused due to his onslaught of idiocy and scandals. However, that exhaustion has taken its toll on me as I struggle to keep up on bills and general personal maintenance. So I’m just going to write what’s on my mind currently: In the […]Read more "Remove Trump or Let America Die"
When I was 18 I was fortunate enough to go on a trip to Italy and France. In Paris, I had a profound experience with kind strangers who opened their bar after hours to prevent us from walking through a bad part of town. While there they served us unlimited wine and bowls of peanuts […]Read more "Ugly Americanism"
There’s a difficulty I find in trying to express the feeling this time period has produced in me. It’s a numbness, but a burning numbness, which undermines the entire definition of what numb is. I feel nothing and everything at once. Yet we are at a juncture in time where little makes sense anymore, so […]Read more "Kremlin’s Kraken Keeps Trumping America"
These days news moves with the speed and intensity of a hurricane bearing down on some poor Caribbean U.S. territory. It’s overwhelming, and no matter how many boards you put up to maintain some barrier between you and the storm, you’re going to be left powerless and will be forced to tread water as you drag […]Read more "Wild, Wild Country: The Implosion of a Cult Leader’s Presidency"
Pro athletes compete aggressively with each other but are often friends off the court or field. They know there is a time and place for competition, and because of their circumstances (making millions to do it no matter a win or loss) they can compartmentalize in a healthy way. After all, their literal survival does […]Read more "On Competition"
I’ve been following this subject for awhile and came across a reddit comment that neatly and perfectly organized the troubling relationships Trump has with Putin allies and Russian mobsters. Forgive me as I forgot the commentor’s user name, but feel free to do your own research.Read more "A Comprehensive List of Trump’s Close Ties to RUSSIA"