Category Archives: politics

Abortions Back to the Past  Heartbeats and Heartache

Nearly a decade to the day from when Roe v Wade was passed, I had an abortion. If I lived in Dallas today, it never would have happened. It was a blustery day in late January 1983 and the N.Y.C.

Abortions Back to the Past  Heartbeats and Heartache

Nearly a decade to the day from when Roe v Wade was passed, I had an abortion. If I lived in Dallas today, it never would have happened. It was a blustery day in late January 1983 and the N.Y.C.

Personal Sacrifice for the Greater Good is the American Way

If a segment of nobody-tells-me-what-to-do-keep-the-government-off-my-back American’s still whinge at the thought of a mask mandate while shedding crocodile tears about the discomfort, inconvenience, and infringement on their freedom, how in hell would these self-serving “patriots” feel if suddenly Uncle Sam

Personal Sacrifice for the Greater Good is the American Way

If a segment of nobody-tells-me-what-to-do-keep-the-government-off-my-back American’s still whinge at the thought of a mask mandate while shedding crocodile tears about the discomfort, inconvenience, and infringement on their freedom, how in hell would these self-serving “patriots” feel if suddenly Uncle Sam

Saigon 1975 Kabul 2021

Chaos. Desperation. Lies. Again

It was pure chaos. Swarming crowds. The frantic scrambling of bodies. Flailing arms and legs intertwined and indistinguishable from one another as they morphed into one large mass of human desperation in their effort to flee to freedom. Anguished women

Saigon 1975 Kabul 2021

Chaos. Desperation. Lies. Again

It was pure chaos. Swarming crowds. The frantic scrambling of bodies. Flailing arms and legs intertwined and indistinguishable from one another as they morphed into one large mass of human desperation in their effort to flee to freedom. Anguished women

The Deadly Reality of Denial

Our country feels like it is burning out of control. Aflame with inflammatory rhetoric there are those strongly questioning the usefulness of masks and vaccines during a dangerous pandemic, while others scoff at the reality of climate change. In both

The Deadly Reality of Denial

Our country feels like it is burning out of control. Aflame with inflammatory rhetoric there are those strongly questioning the usefulness of masks and vaccines during a dangerous pandemic, while others scoff at the reality of climate change. In both

Andrew Cuomo – Goofus or Gallant?

  Andrew Cuomo’s resignation seems to have deeply divided camps when it comes to an elected official’s accountably and consequences. With my own mixed feelings about his stepping down, one thing is clear it certainly isn’t black and white the

Andrew Cuomo – Goofus or Gallant?

  Andrew Cuomo’s resignation seems to have deeply divided camps when it comes to an elected official’s accountably and consequences. With my own mixed feelings about his stepping down, one thing is clear it certainly isn’t black and white the

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

Andrew Cuomo’s Fast Fall From Grace

                      Guess it’s time to toss the  Cuomosexual T-shirt in the trash. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once the toast of a pandemic-riddled town is now himself toast. President Biden

Andrew Cuomo’s Fast Fall From Grace

                      Guess it’s time to toss the  Cuomosexual T-shirt in the trash. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once the toast of a pandemic-riddled town is now himself toast. President Biden

Who are the Real Crisis Actors in Our Democracy?

The only crisis actors during the Capitol insurrection were the domestic terrorists posing as patriots. The unthinkable crisis they created in our democracy was all too real. Worst Performance Shame on you Laura Ingraham. How dare you Tucker Carlson for

Who are the Real Crisis Actors in Our Democracy?

The only crisis actors during the Capitol insurrection were the domestic terrorists posing as patriots. The unthinkable crisis they created in our democracy was all too real. Worst Performance Shame on you Laura Ingraham. How dare you Tucker Carlson for

Truth, Justice and the Trump Way

It was never about the truth. It was never about justice. But it was all about Donald Trump’s agenda. And that is the truth. As long suspected, we now know that the Trump administration had no intention of taking Brett

Truth, Justice and the Trump Way

It was never about the truth. It was never about justice. But it was all about Donald Trump’s agenda. And that is the truth. As long suspected, we now know that the Trump administration had no intention of taking Brett

Get The Damn Vaccine Already!

  Free donuts didn’t do it. A complimentary cup of coffee didn’t seem to convince the clueless. Even the lure of a red, white, and blue beer “This Buds For You if You Get a Vaccine” wasn’t enough to entice

Get The Damn Vaccine Already!

  Free donuts didn’t do it. A complimentary cup of coffee didn’t seem to convince the clueless. Even the lure of a red, white, and blue beer “This Buds For You if You Get a Vaccine” wasn’t enough to entice