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Oh, Crap!

If you were paying attention last week, you’ll remember I said, “temporary”.  I guess there’s no lower limit for what can be categorized as that.  Can’t we catch a break? The lunatics will soon be the majority in the House.  With Kevin McCarthy as their probable Speaker and the likes…

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Temporary Sanity

This midterm was just plain nuts, and the billions spent on the craziest election cycle, maybe ever, could have been put to much better use, but that’s a Citizens United rant for another day.  That the outcome, (sans Georgia and the endlessly-counting Arizona and Nevada), is nothing like the predicted…

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Nuthin’

Hard to think whilst holding your breath…

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Boo!

I’m scared…you?

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Issues

(This is likely not addressed to most who might be reading it) In this particular case, from: is·sue /ˈiSHo͞o/ An important topic or problem for debate or discussion.  “the issue of global warming” It’s a complicated word, not any less so when its plural refers to stacks of insanely collected,…

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TWTWTW

For a couple of years, 1962-63, the BBC produced an unfiltered recap of compelling news reportage, That Was the Week That Was, (TW3), hosted by David Frost.  It was copied by NBC from ’64-65, also featuring the irascible Mr. Frost.  It was a bold attempt at cutting edge commentary on…

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Choices

These are awful candidate choices, whose election will suck everything good from our country and destroy your children’s future.  If they are on your ballot, or the ballot of anyone you know, do whatever you can to NOT LET IT HAPPEN! LAUREN BOEBERT RON DESANTIS MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE ERIC GREITENS…

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Disaster

What a disastrous week:  Italy voted in a fascist government; Putin annexed a fifth of Ukraine; Judge Aileen Cannon, (well, she’s a disaster, right?); and Ian, among the most devastating storms to ever make landfall in the US, first pummeled Cuba, then Florida and South Carolina.  I can’t wrap my…

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Q

Anyone who saw a clip of Trump’s Ohio rally this week and is still OK with the no-longer-nuanced rise of the American Hitler, please Google some history to see how this is destined to play out for you.  The cultish obeisance to this amoral crackpot, if allowed to fester to…

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Contenders

There will be a midterm election on November 8, 2022, about 52 days from now.  The United States of America, of course, is kind of country-like, in that we have certain Constitutional declarations that apply, (on parchment, anyway), to us all, yet, we are a Republic of semi-sovereign states that…

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