Category: Politics

The DE-Evolution of DE-mocracy

It’s DEplorable When election results aren't what you want You scream "Decertify!" The facts aren't really on your side So deny, deny, deny. If abortion doesn't suit your mood Find judges to delegalize. Secret documents are showing up? You say "declassify." To the Attorney General in New York The Fifth you do declare. Don't want... Read more »

Was it COVID Brain Fog or Writers Block?

It’s time to let the creative juices flow once more! It's been a while since I have done it. Put words to the page and then I've spun it. Sending to readers a timely missive. Hoping my followers aren't too dismissive. I'm not sure of precise causation That caused two weeks of blog cessation. What... Read more »

Highland Park Reminds Us That Guns Kill People and Destroy Our Liberty

I did not want to be the first person to write about the outrage in Highland Park or even one of the first ten or the first hundred. I was not there on that horrible July 4th morning. Nor was anyone from my family, nor any neighbors. And I don’t know any of the deceased... Read more »

A Look At The Week That Was. Donald Trump Emails Donny Jr.

Donald Trump in Illinois–photo courtesy Chicago Tribune Les is More readers: I found this email in my inbox this morning. I don’t know who leaked it to me, but thanks. Hey Donny, What a week, hey? It’s the hugest since the Dems and Libtards and the LGBTQholes “stole” the election. Just think, it is almost... Read more »

Supreme Court Reinstates Slavery; Follows Up Roe V Wade by Declaring 13th Amendment Null and Void

Photo Courtesy Chicago Tribune (Washington, DC, Special to More about Les) In a surprise but unsurprising move, the Supreme Court today invalidated the 13th Amendment, returning to each state the right to declare slavery legal within its own borders. The Court also declared the Fugitive Slave Act, an 1850 law requiring all states to return... Read more »

To My Grandchildren After The Texas School Shooting.

A Chicago school shooting. Photo courtesy Chicago Tribune. A Message To My Four Grandchildren When I was in elementary school we had fire drills. Then when I was in high school I was part of the “Safety Unit,” manning the stairwells to ensure students only used the correct pathways to a safe exit during similar... Read more »

South Korea Does What the USA Has Struggled To Do. We Should be Embarrassed and Ashamed.

South Korean President-to-be Yoon; US President-that-was-Trump According to the New York Times, the presidential election was “so plagued by a series of scandals and marred by mudslinging between the parties that some in the electorate took to calling it a contest between two “unlikables.” Conservative vs. liberal, experience vs political neophyte. Soaring housing prices, gender... Read more »

Do Not Roam, Senate Joe

To the tune of “Take Me Home, Country Roads” With apologies to John Denver. He’s the man from West Virginia, He’s Joe Manchin, his name makes me shiver On the Blue Team, that’s the way he sees But today I’m feeling, with Dems he disagrees Senate Joe, do not roam Don’t misplace, or go wrong... Read more »

You Go On Trial Today

  You go on trial today. They’ll say you incited Your lawyers will fight it, The riot, disquiet In the city on the hill Your talk was disruptive You always did want this The power, the glory Your own favorite story, your quarry Four more years laudatory We’d all pay the bill You have your... Read more »

This Blog Has Decided to Dump the Trump

Businesses everywhere are untying themselves from Donald Trump. From  Twitter to the PGA to Deutsche Bank, Trump is out. To quote Gail Collins in the New York Times, “you get the impression a lot of people are just rooting through their offices, trying to find some minor Trump connection they could announce they’re severing.” So let... Read more »