Category Archives: Politics

The People’s Climate March, April 29, 2017

The People marched today, in cities everywhere, to bring attention to the reality of Climate Change and its ramifications for the planet. Meanwhile at the White House, or perhaps Mar-a-Lago, the Plunder King sleeps.    

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A view from the Women’s March on Washington

The National Women’s March on Washington, D.C. Saturday was a truly transformative moment in our nation’s history. The title notwithstanding, it was more than a just a march of and for women. So many among the estimated million marched in … Continue reading

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Inauguration 2017, the fate of our scorpion-elect and our democracy: an updated fable

The fate of President-elect Donald J. Trump and democracy, explained by the Greek storyteller, Aesop, with a 21st-century update: 1. A scorpion and a frog meet on the bank of a stream, and the scorpion asks the frog to carry … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief

Ladies and gentlemen, here is the President-elect of the United States of America. God help us all.

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Donald Trump and I threw snowballs at a car when we were 13

When we were eighth-grade classmates, Donald Trump and I used to pal around and do mischievous things. One winter day when we were walking to school, Donald and I conspired to have snowballs handy and wing them as hard as … Continue reading

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Republican Convention theme song: ‘Look Out Cleveland’

“Look out, Cleveland, a storm is comin’ through.  And it’s runnin’ right up on you …” Here’s your theme song for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland July 18-21: “Look Out Cleveland,” written by Robbie Robertson for The Band’s 1969 self-titled … Continue reading

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