Don’t ditch the tin-foil hat yet

Maybe your microwave isn’t spying on you. Perhaps your toaster isn’t plotting nefarious acts.But don’t take off the tin-foil hat jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

As the 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was litigated in the court of public opinion, Ferguso...

March 18th, 2017 |  


What are we fighting for?

There is a quote famously attributed to Winston Churchill that when asked to cut funding for the arts during World War II he replied: “Then, wha...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 20th, 2017. |  


The moment of the fool

The moment of the fool

Obama … Trump.Could there be a bigger contrast — in attitude, style, comportment, philosophy? What irony that the two names are now linked...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Perception management: Is it fact or fiction?

Perception management: Is it fact or fiction?

One of David Baldacci’s books, “The Whole Truth,” features an intelligence operative named A. Shaw who essentially saves the world f...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Find the adults and get them in the room

Find the adults and get them in the room

Trump attacks others, from the Pope to Gold Star families, on a routine basis, often based on no evidence, exaggerated claims, and he claims trends ba...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Context: the peaceful transfer of power

Context: the peaceful transfer of power

Let’s put some things into context. Would it bother you if a sitting president of the United States told the president of Russia he would have m...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Trump and media divide America

Trump and media divide America

Must warring parties follow rules? Or, is all fair in love and war? Well, we have the Geneva Convention…actually we’ve had multiple Geneva...

March 5th, 2017 |  


Marijuana: State rights or federal issue?

During a recent press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested the Trump administration would most likely be taking a stronger st...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Favoring some businesses is fine

Favoring some businesses is fine

As the Trump regime’s anti-environment onslaught begins, there are several terms used by men (and in the case of Trump’s cabinet, it’...

February 25th, 2017 |