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 […]

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  I Love My Life  -Bruises, Balms and All

July 22, 2017 By Leyland A. King “A fine day, it is. I just love my life”. Say that randomly to colleagues, casual friends -amicable smiles accompanying- that’s your private space-protection, right there. No need for canned sardines and onions. Sometimes it seems that maudlin bests maturity and pragmatism. Even expectations. One might suppose that […]

Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts, Someone Dolefully Said

June 27, 2017 By Leyland A. King  Yesterday it was casually announced that NFL Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, in partnership with the Koch brothers’ political arms, will create a funnel to provide economic and other assistance to the poor in Dallas, Texas.  The photos linked to the release, together with crafted statements could not […]

American Exceptionalism

There is this assumption, perhaps born of incredible hubris and willful selectivity, that we are the best country and culture ever built. often said, best civilization and what have you. Buttressing the cluster of beliefs are several explanations but this meme stands strong and well rooted: American Exceptionalism. Simplified, the narrative is this: that Americans […]