These Ugly Anarchists Must Be ‘Stooped’

New children’s novel is inspired by a political minority persecuted 120 years ago. Meanwhile, history repeats itself June 10, 2020. President Trump tweeted a message for Seattle, that troublemaker city wedged into America’s left shoulder, whose citizens were just then busy with the Black Lives Matter protests, erecting CHOP, defying mayor Jenny Durkan, and generally …

Stop Calling it a “Word Salad”

Trump’s buddy Sean Hannity tossed him the softest of softball questions on June 25th, and Trump fumbled. When asked what his goals are for a possible second term, Trump appeared to immediately forget the question and sputtered more of his typical nonsensical garbage. Read it yourself: Like Mr. Hannity, I am also a reporter. (Part-time, …

Quaranteeny: Should they loot?

“I don’t mind gay people, as long as they act straight in public.” As a kid I remember friends proudly announcing their open-mindedness with this line. We were living in a homophobic state at a homophobic time, and any statement not condeming gays to Hell broke strongly left of norm.   Decades later, Americans’ opinions about …

I came, I saw, I blogged

Here is my conversation with my ten-year-old daughter last night. Me: Guess what? I’m starting a blog. Daughter: Blogs don’t exist anymore. Me: What are you talking about? Of course blogs exist. I’m about to start writing one. Daughter: Nobody reads them. Me: I read blogs every day! Daughter: Nobody under 40 reads blogs anymore. …