With the firing of FBI Director James Comey and subsequent Trumpian Twit storm, our democracy has become an endangered species, a situation reminiscent of the Nixon Watergate era only much, much worse. On August 8, 1974, Richard Nixon resigned as President of the United States, after many long months of headlines exposing his culpability in… Continue reading To Bury or Not to Bury–That is the Question
Tags like “Crooked Hillary,” “Lying Ted,” “Crazy Bernie” and “Little Marco” poured out of Candidate Trump’s mouth every day during the endless 2016 presidential campaign. Trump voters dutifully chanted these puerile, two-word brands–none of them particularly clever–like the crowds in the Mummy movie chanting “Imhotep.”
We take for granted rights and privileges that our own mothers would have been denied—like the Right to Buy a House! Did you know… That the first legislation that guaranteed single, divorced and widowed women the right to buy land was the Homestead Act of 1862? The Act granted unmarried women the right to buy… Continue reading March is Women’s History Month: Did You Know?
Breaking News! The Month of March has been designated WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH — Since 1987 by Congressional Proclamation Every March I wait to see how the mainstream media circus will honor Women’s History Month…and every March I am thoroughly disappointed. Some years we get a brief mention on the 6 o’clock news; some years nothing.… Continue reading Women’s Her-story Month–Best Kept Secret Ever
Just when I thought the parade of silly spokespersons pouring out of the White House would never end, the Trumpers finally sent out the Terminator: Mr. Stephen “Asked-and Answered” Miller, a senior policy advisor for POTUS Trump and the most realistic android I have ever seen. One might even mistake him for a human, but for his heartless disregard for how Trumpism affects living, breathing human beings.
“Lately, while watching TV or viewing news on my tablet, I find myself yelling at the talking heads on the screen (as if they could hear me), chastising them for their shoddy coverage of events, for their Reality TV obsession with AllThingsTrump, and for the short-sighted, shallow, inarticulate pundits that the networks roll out to discuss politics. Not able to defy physics and reach bodily through the screen to strangle some of these pundits, I have decided to start this blog so that I, too, can have a platform for expressing my uninformed opinions.”