If we Must Build a Fascist’s Wall

Why would anyone trust a government that is fascist, racist and white supremacist? Then permit them seal a border with a wall.

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Michael Cohen: Exhibit A, of Civic Virtue

I witnessed the House Oversight Committee’s Hearing, where former attorney and now convicted felon, Michael Cohen testified, on February 27, 2019. Chaired by Rep. Elijah Cummings. (D) Maryland, it was well- conducted, in my opinion. I thought it astounding in content and execution. As important was Mr. Cohen’s mea culpa moment that revealed the man’s […]

Criminal Justice Reform U.S.A.

An Awful Demonstration of Cruelty, Timidity, and Aversion to Change. Normal indicators suggest that Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) is not among priorities even on the Trump administration’s D- list. One might rightly conclude that the time and money expended so far, is either to appease the system’s critics or foot-drag the issue to 2020. Some […]

Report: Ohio Mulling Death Penalty for Abortion

Well there goes Ohio lawmakers again. I am convinced that the time is near for mental health evaluations to be a factor in qualifying for candidate status. Possibly an internship requirement too. Okay, well anything that would help them understand the limits of their jobs. Savings would be time, taxpayers dollars, and most of all […]

Ambassador Nikki Haley, GOP Shinning Star, Crushed by Trump’s Black Hole

Whether one works for, or otherwise fraternitizies with Donald Trump’s Family Administration, the outcome is predictable. Early and inevitable. Usually the take out is swift and messy. Bystanders get splattered in the mauling, but they become desensitized sooner than later. For mid-level staff the monthly feedings are intolerable. Reportedly, initial signs of PTSD pop up […]

General Kelly Seems to be Anything but a Leader

General John Kelly misses no opportunity to prove that whatever skill-sets he must have had as a military commander, were not for him, transferable. Many others similarly qualified, have been able to adapt to new political positions and excelled there too. What could be the impediment to Gen. Kelly bringing fundamental principles of leadership to […]

Star Buck$, an Expression, a Piñata and Police

Today it’s Starbucks’ turn for caustic opprobrium. It’s their turn to be piñata of the day, because there were more decent customers than others, in the coffeehouse, and a woman was adroit enough to use the most feared weapon in America -a cellphone. I’m not worried about the two Black men victimized. They are smart […]

Our Worst Enemies Are Here At Home

After twenty years in child protective services. I thought I’d seen it all. Every kind of cruelty perpetrated on young boys and girls, I have investigated. This post is deliberately short, only because I feel compelled to add my voice in protest concerning Alabama Republican Candidate Roy Moore. I do understand that the allegations of […]

The Problem With Truth, Is That It Is Unwanted

Everyone has his version of the truth but seldom share it. Whether it’s the taste, the smell or whatever, the ugly thing can help you lose friends and create bitter enemies. I wonder if it’s because once acknowledged, the truth will not leave until you do or stop doing, a particular wrong. Our criminal justice […]

Is Trump White House Implosion Telling Us What We Don’t Want To Hear?

I couldn’t believe what Mica Brzezinski just said on MSNBC, Morning Joe. The particular question was about the perception of lies and strife coming out of the White House, and whether there’s precedent for that. She piped that there is, and referenced President Clinton’s lies about his affair (denials during Ken Star’s White Water investigation […]