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One Coin, Two Sides: Brexit and Trump

June 30th, 2016

That any voter would support Donald Trump to become leader of the free work seems beyond comprehension to many, a phenomenon outside the realm of understanding. That voters in the U.K. would approve a referendum to leave the EU seems … Continue reading »

Fight Between Faith and Reason: Trump and the Consequences of Ignorance

May 26th, 2016

We live in an age of denial perpetuated by a political culture of ignorance that willfully embraces anti-intellectualism. There are consequences to this, including real and present threats to our national security. Happy “400 Day” The earth, and its human … Continue reading »

What Would George Washington Do?

May 19th, 2016

What we observe today with Donald Trump as a nominee, and Mitch McConnell obstructing our Constitution by blocking Obama’s candidate for the Supreme Court, is an echo of past times in which our country has seen the ugly side of … Continue reading »

Prince and Princess and Misplaced Priorities

April 26th, 2016

Only a few months ago, on January 10 of this year, David Bowie died, leaving behind a wake of global grief and an outpouring of admiration for his life’s work. Now Prince is dead, and world mourns the loss of another irreplaceable icon. … Continue reading »

Liberals Losing Perspective

April 19th, 2016

I doubt many would question my liberal credentials, probably best defined by epithets from those right of center who object to my writings and background. To them I am a liberal elitist, left-wing extremist, godless sinner and, one of my … Continue reading »

What is Life?

April 7th, 2016

Zombies and the walking dead make for good copy, but do little to advance our understanding of life and death. Unfortunately, neither did the National Geographicwith a cover article entitled, “The Science of Death: Coming Back from the Beyond.” The article … Continue reading »

Spring Fever: Nuclear Energy Madness

March 26th, 2016

Spring Fever is upon us. Search not for scantily clad students roaming white sand beaches with yard-long margaritas; no, look instead to the madness of politics gone wild with crazy beyond what anybody could have imagined. While extremist statements on … Continue reading »

Trump is the Symptom, Not the Disease

March 8th, 2016

The media frenzy surrounding Donald Trump has inverted the nature of our problem. That a demagogue will come along to foment dissent is no surprise; that his despicable views find such gleeful resonance with so many of our voters is … Continue reading »

Fuel Prices, Faulty Logic and False Indignation: Conservatives Gone Wild

February 5th, 2016

Now this is something you will never hear mentioned by a Republican presidential candidate during any debate: the price of gas. The cost of fuel has not been uttered one time by a single candidate in any GOP debate; nor … Continue reading »

Zika, Vaccines and Climate Change: Convergence of Right and Left Extremism

January 27th, 2016

The GOP has evolved (ironically, a process they would deny) to be the proud political party of anti-intellectualism, harking back to the Dark Ages with a never-ending campaign against evolution, tired rants denying the reality of climate change, and a … Continue reading »

 

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