Archive for January 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr and the American Presidency

Martin Luther King, Jr and the American Presidency
“We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The following was originally posted on January 21, 2013, a simpler time, when most Americans would have laughed at the idea of a Donald Trump presidency.  For today, let’s go back to that time: Michelle Obama was... Read more »

Just one question for Ronnie M. of Lake Como, Wisconsin: Why Ronnie, why?

Just one question for Ronnie M. of Lake Como, Wisconsin:  Why Ronnie, why?
Ronnie M. of Lake Como, Wisconsin is a great guy PERIOD FULL STOP The question though, is Why?  Why has he chosen to squander his devotion on a completely undeserving man? We were talking about Ronnie yesterday, Broomhilda and I and we could not come up with a single bad thing to say about him. If... Read more »

Is an annual 80 rounds of golf par for the course or is Trump headed for the rough?

Is an annual 80 rounds of golf par for the course or is Trump headed for the rough?
A perpetual theme in Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was President Barack Obama’s time on the links. According to Trump, President Obama played too much golf, something he (Trump) would never do because he would be working too hard. President Obama played 306 rounds of golf during his eight year presidency. That’s 38 rounds a... Read more »
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Donald J. Trump, president manque

Donald J. Trump, president manque
Struggling to write these posts, I sometimes find myself searching for words that don’t seem to exist.  This week I discovered a few that fill the void; let’s take them out for a spin. The first word is manque -pronounced man-kay’– and it describes someone who has failed to become what he might have been, someone who... Read more »

2020 will be the year of non-Trump blogs; Little Donnie will not be mentioned even once

2020 will be the year of non-Trump blogs; Little Donnie will not be mentioned even once
2020 doesn’t even sound like year, it’s what my vision used to be.  Nonetheless, it will undoubtedly be a momentous year, perhaps transformational…and not in a good way, I’m afraid. Right now you may be thinking, Hey, he just mentioned Trump’s name in the same title where he said there will be no mention of... Read more »

Fox "News" incites without insight, leaving viewers under informed and over opinionated

Fox "News" incites without insight, leaving viewers under informed and over opinionated
Originally posted on September 9, 2019 Fox viewers are an angry bunch.  They seem to wear their MAGA hats as much to provoke as to proclaim. Anger is in no short supply in America, there’s plenty to go around.  Those of us not hardwired into Fox, though, are looking for solutions, not scapegoats. Fox viewers... Read more »
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