Monthly Archives: July 2017

Republican Alternative Reality Excludes Democracy

One can look  practically any single day in the last twelve months and find plenty of evidence that the Republican party — not just Trump — is in a severe disconnect from reality. Today on Tucker Carlson (Fox News) some … Continue reading

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McCain Shows Integrity

Senator John McCain cast the deciding vote in the Senate’s rejection of its own last ditch effort to get rid of Obamacare. He gave a clear thumbs down. My favorite part of the picture above is not McCain but that … Continue reading

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McCain Speaks a Simple Truth

After the Senate vote to begin debate on the sham of a healthcare bill this afternoon (with a vote of 51-50, thanks to Pence’s tie-breaking vote), John McCain spoke. He rebuked the Senate for its partisanship and its greater good … Continue reading

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Health Update

Well, the doctor called within an hour of my CT scan this morning to say the cancer has spread to my liver. I’ll be switching to a new treatment in the next week or two. Humanly speaking, the outlook isn’t … Continue reading

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I’m a Winner, No Matter What

It was five years ago that I was first diagnosed with cancer. After a year of chemo and some lesser treatments, it was determined that surgery was required. That surgery took place in July of 2013, with no guarantees of … Continue reading

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A Land of Feeble Universities?

American education is in trouble. I believe it to be serious trouble. We cannot seem to identify the goals of K-12 education any longer and want schools to educate our children in something or another and to make up for … Continue reading

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Where Fake News Flourishes

Want to know what dishonest journalism, “fake news,” looks like? Notice these comments by Fox analyst Tucker Carlson on his broadcast of July 12, 2017: Consider what we know now about what Donald Trump Jr. did. A publicist emailed him … Continue reading

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