Tag: Moscow Mitch

Justice and the case of Merrick Garland's chin

Justice and the case of Merrick Garland's chin
Did you ever wonder if people who say You can’t judge a book by its cover actually read books? If you can’t judge a book by its cover, how do you know which damn book to buy? Before Amazon and Kindle, all you had to do to pick out a book was browse the shelves... Read more »

Voting for Dummies: Easily understandable reasons why this election was fair (and how Donnie's baseless claims of a "rigged" election are the biggest hoax yet)

Voting for Dummies:  Easily understandable reasons why this election was fair (and how Donnie's baseless claims of a "rigged" election are the biggest hoax yet)
I know you’re mad and I don’t blame you.  Your guy lost and no one likes losing, but don’t shoot the messenger. The system worked, just as it worked in 2016. Many of us spent the days, months and years after the 2016 election in states of denial, disbelief and depression.  We couldn’t believe that... Read more »

Eleven presidential campaigns with no one crying about rigged elections. Then came Trump

Eleven presidential campaigns with no one crying about rigged elections.  Then came Trump
I cast my first presidential ballot for George McGovern in 1972.  Not an actual McGovern fan, it was more of an anti-war, anti-Nixon vote. The war in Vietnam needed to end, as did the presidency of Richard Nixon. I’ve voted for winners and I’ve voted for losers.  Never did I think that the only fair outcome... 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 »