A Presidency Trump Can’t Refuse

I think Trump believed he was working for the Clinton campaign and he didn’t intend to become president. Maybe that’s why he was so overwhelmed last January at his White House visit with Obama. He wasn’t supposed to be there and he feared the worst.  I don’t know how a transition is supposed to work…

Methinks Thou Dost Protest Too Much

I wasn’t talking about David Icke in the last article, but my goodness, I must have struck a nerve. His ‘Me Me Me’ video is the creepiest video I have ever watched. Not only is the content creepy, the video started playing after I turned off YouTube. Maybe I was meant to hear it. I…

The King of the World and Other Nonsense

Well, it seems Donald Trump has disappointed some of his backers. As I watch their desperate pleas go unheeded it’s becoming painfully obvious that they really believed he would fix the country. Of course it’s not at all clear where this faith came from. Did it come from Trump’s temperament? His business record? His marital…

Irreconcilable Differences?

We’re all aware of the conflict in the Catholic Church between those who want the Church to be more modern and those who want it to maintain traditional discipline and forms of worship. For those of us on the outside, the public comments have been so cryptic and contradictory it’s impossible to know which way…

The Town Hall as Battleground

The political process is important and necessary but we’re long past the point where anything worthwhile can be said about this election. All that’s left to us is bad theater played by bad actors. At some point you have to let it go–just tell the truth about it and move on. In Thursday’s town hall…

Arizona Town Hall Tonight

Senator Jeff Flake has scheduled a town hall Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PT. According to the email sent out by his office, which includes a code of conduct, the venue seats 1,750 people. This town hall is bound to go a little differently than his telephone town hall in March. These are…