The nominee

Over the past three weeks or so, I 've started and stalled on five or six posts. Technology, racism, looking for a job, approaching the empty nest and ... I don't know. Something else. A couple something elses. I've been meaning to get back into it, but ... I don't know. I've been busy. Preoccupied.… Continue reading The nominee


This might be a little high on the hyperbole scale ... I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office. She's got the courage, the compassion, and the heart to get the job done. I have seen her judgment, I have seen her toughness up close. -- Barack Obama ... but,… Continue reading Hillary

The right to shut up

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. I'm all for freedom of speech. But I have an… Continue reading The right to shut up

Somebody please explain

I'm not sure exactly what to make of Donald Trump. He says things. He stands there, in front of huge crowds -- and, yeah, look at that sea of Alabamans above -- and he says things. It's not, simply, that he opens his mouth and things come out. That happens with a lot of politicians. There is… Continue reading Somebody please explain