Originally published April 14, 2019. It's amazing, the way we go through our lives acting as if everyone else's choices are always black and white. But not for us, of course.
Originally published March 31, 2019. The attempted mass migration of impoverished and frightened Central American families to the USA is well documented. Not so well documented are the Americans who flood Mexico every week to receive what they can't get here at home. (It's not baskets and trinkets.) I was surprised during the week of March 31, when I saw first hand The Other Border Migration.
Originally published on March 17, 2019. Coming soon to an inbox near you: fuzzy thinking from both sides as we swing into the next presidential election cycle. Here's how to spot the tactics instead of drinking the Kool-Aid.
Originally published on February 24, 2019. The previous week the president's son got pretty worked up at a political rally for his dad and called out "loser teachers" for their agenda of "socialist indoctrination.' Conservatives have plenty of worthy issues to pursue. This isn't one of them.
Originally published January 13, 2019. I'm all for increasing border security. Is the wall the best way to do it? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn't. Seems like a good time to consider our options. Y'know, like grownups.
Originally published September 30, 2018. We needed some dignity for the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and instead both sides sent in the clowns.
Originally published on July 22, 2018. It was the week when we were all reacting to our president's news conference in Helsinki and the day he poked NATO in the eye. It was an angry week in America. And by dumb luck I was in the best place possible to ride out the storm.
Originally published on July 8, 2018. Competing bumper stickers in the 60's and 70's: “America: Love it or leave it.” “America: Change it or lose it.” And fifty years later we're still fighting the same battle.
Originally published on June 3, 2018. May was a busy month for the NFL and ABC. First, the football league says no more taking a knee during the national anthem. Then ABC pulls the plug on Roseanne after her ugly Twitter rant. Unrelated? Maybe, maybe not. Here's how they play the game at ABC and the NFL.
Originally published April 16, 2017. Back in the 60's that "don't worry about tomorrow" thing seemed like a really cool idea. Turns out it wasn't. Here's a stroll down memory lane with Live for Today, and Other Nonsense.