Archive for May 2019

Trump's ratings are at an all time high and yet, he is the underdog. Go figure!

Trump's ratings are at an all time high and yet, he is the underdog.  Go figure!
Vanity Fair’s recent article, “Donald Trump May Be One of the Biggest Losers in America” drew the following comment from Trump supporter, Lily C. of Naperville, IL: “And Trump’s ratings are at an all time high… Boy oh boy how Americans love the underdog, so keep on going after the President and he’ll win 2020... Read more »

Memorial Day 2020: Will the words "Honor and Remember" mean anything at all?

Memorial Day 2020:  Will the words "Honor and Remember" mean anything at all?
Next year will be the last Memorial Day before the 2020 elections and I fear the meaning of that remembrance will have been banished into obscurity by then. I publish a Memorial Day post every year, making small changes to one I originally posted in 2013. You can read that by clicking HERE. The tag... Read more »

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019
Following originally posted on Memorial Day, 2013: About a decade before I was born, 2,400 American men and women lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor, drawing us into World War II.  By the end of the war that number would exceed 400,000. Veterans Day is a tribute to all who have served... Read more »
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Global warming: Up close and in microcosm

Global warming:  Up close and in microcosm
From Lake County, Illinois: Lake County, Illinois has been experiencing more frequent and stronger rainfall events than ever before. In 2018, Lake County went above flood stage during six separate storm events. This was triple the average number of flood events that went above flood stage in Lake County over the previous 10 years, and... Read more »

Robert Mueller needs to open a Twitter account NOW!!!

Robert Mueller needs to open a Twitter account NOW!!!
It’s not surprising that Robert Mueller doesn’t have a Twitter account. He likes to present himself as the strong, silent type. Somewhere between Cool Hand Luke and Walker, Texas Ranger. Sadly, the time for that shit is over. The Mueller Report is out (albeit redacted) and it’s in the public domain, more or less. Unfortunately, most... Read more »

Why did Robert Mueller fail to protect America from William Barr?

Why did Robert Mueller fail to protect America from William Barr?
Politics in America has long ranged from theater to theater of the absurd.  The lines of what passes for “normal” though, have never been more blurred than they are now. We routinely see people previously held in high regard go off the rails in inexplicable ways. In July of 2016, James Comey held an unprecedented... Read more »
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