Monthly Archives: September 2015

No Word on American Politics

Char and I are in Ireland, on the very rural Dingle Peninsula. I have not heard or read a single reference to Donald Trump in five days. In fact, I’ve not heard or read a single comment about American politics … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Drug Costs

What’s wrong with our health care system? Just read this from an online BBC article about one drug company buying another and raising the price of one of its medicines: “After Turning’s acquisition, a dose of Daraprim in the US … Continue reading

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Carson’s Comments

Most of the other candidates have been critical of Ben Carson’s statement that he wouldn’t want to see a Muslim as president. Trump, however, tweeted: Donald Trump: “Some people have said it already happened, frankly,” the real estate mogul said … Continue reading

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Immigrants Change Us!

When a society suits one part of its citizenry, those people tend to resist change. Those who call for change are the ones who are not satisfied. When I was raised in a small town in northern California, the world … Continue reading

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Rand Paul’s Keen Analysis of Tea Party

Inadvertently, in the GOP debate this week Rand Paul described that segment of modern conservatism which is fueling people like Trump and Cruz. Trump had just been displaying his name-calling, bullying intimidation and Paul asked, Isn’t this 7th grade kind … Continue reading

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More Conservative Foolishness on Climate Change

Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona says that, even though he is a Catholic, he will not attend when the Pope addresses Congress next week. the reason? The Pope is expected to call Congress to take more action to fight global … Continue reading

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Trump Bankrupt — Morally

Donald Trump, always desperate to get media attention, publicly insisted for a long time to the absurd idea that Obama is not actually an American. This week someone in a town hall meeting said America’s problem is Muslims and that … Continue reading

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