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Mar. 2021: 3 Dot Journalism

Recent history has offered some perspective on how important things are, or should be. The ex-President became “ex,” but refused to concede and his followers sacked the Capitol in a deadly insurrection. For many readers, politics is certainly a lesser thing in life....

Feb. 2021: Blue and Gray

Now that the deposed and twice-impeached former president has gone into seclusion in that other “sunshine state,” Let the hypocrisy begin! I’m looking at you, republican members of Congress, particularly the shameful Californian Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader. Last...

Jan. 2021: They’re Not In Kansas Anymore

Congratulations to readers who recognize the title borrowed from the 1939 movie, “The Wizard of Oz” (not the 1900 book). Extra credit if you noticed the divergence from what Dorothy really said: “WE’RE not in Kansas anymore.” Originally the allusion to Kansas was a...

Dec. 2020: Interregnum

[ in-ter-reg-nuhm ] Literally, “between reigns.” In American politics it means the time between the election and inauguration of a new president. Last month we didn’t know what would be happening by publication time. This month we are absolutely sure of the near...

Nov. 2020: Where Will We Go From Here?

Well, if it wasn’t enough of a challenge to write a column with some currency two weeks in advance, let’s throw in a national election that may – or may not – have been decided by the time you read this. Unhappily, some things will remain: (1) We will still be...

Oct. 2020: Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes

And now we know there are, courtesy of the trumpster (rhymes with dumpster) and journalist Bob Woodward. Voters who expected 2016 trump to mature and transform to be presidential, now know the truth. More years of trump will be more years of chaos, conflict, and...

Action Resources

This page lists ways for you to help Dump Trump, Flip the Senate, Grow the House, and (bonus) Flip state legislatures (to fight GOP gerrymandering)!   Contents: Read Up Register! Choose a State Phone Banking Text Banking Postcarding Letter WritingIn Person Donate...

Aug. 2020: Scorched Earth

As I write this, the news is not good. Not-good news seems to be the norm these days, whether the surging pandemic numbers or the cratering economy, or the rippling social effects of those two. The President-In-Name-Only is on a tear. Current headlines read like a...