Category Archives: philippic

Repeating Today’s Big Lie,
or Defending Sessions’ and Trump’s Policy Separating Families

This week’s uproar on separating children from their asylum-seeking parents unpleasantly confirms how far apart on basic morality we are in this country. To me, my Trump-approving friends ignore the imperative of the urgent human needs of the asylum seekers … Continue reading

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Rock Hudson Died of Alzheimer’s

In a wildly incorrect statement, Hillary Clinton yesterday praised Nancy Reagan and her husband, President Ronald Reagan, for helping America de-stigmatize AIDS and its victims.  In an MSNBC interview, Clinton expressed appreciation to the Reagans: “It may be hard for … Continue reading

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What Is the Motive of the Roseburg Shooter?

Seriously? A motive? The media demand to know why this murderer shot his arsenal in the classroom. They badger the police and interview professional television interviewees about what set off the shooting. Every mass shooting plays out with similar, pointless questions. … Continue reading

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How to Increase the Power of Special Interests

This Facebook sets me off.  It’s pathetically simplistic.   And supremely stupid. How has the panacea of term limits worked for, say…, California? The state legislature is at least as partisan and divided as Congress. Special interest-written bills pass routinely, … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Go to the Mall

Damn it! The latest PR stunt by self-righteous terrorists is annoying.  The threat by  al-Shabaab to attack the Mall of America and the piling on by other groups suggesting that there could be attacks at other American malls makes me feel like … Continue reading

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