Person of the Year

  Time Magazine got it wrong. Donald Trump should not be the Person of the Year. That honor should have gone to Vladimir Putin. Without firing a shot, the Russian dictator brought America’s democratic process to its knees and installed his fawning puppet as “leader of the free world.” This bloodless coup is becoming more and more obvious […]
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Did Anderson Email Me?

As I read the emails, supposedly from CNN and touting some online work-at-home deal, it occurred to me that they had the tone and feel of one of those videos about curing diabetes by eating foods recommended in the Bible. There were two emails. Official looking, with the CNN logo boldly displayed. One message, supposedly from Anderson […]
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Love it or Leave it

  The news that thousands, perhaps millions, of Americans are threatening to leave the country now that Donald Trump is President illustrates an important fact of life: We humans tend to seek the company of like minded people. Most of the disgruntled American voters probably won’t actually go to Canada, of course. That’s more complicated than […]
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In an Alternate Reality

  As the late Republican strategist Lee Atwater observed, perception is reality. Not always, of course, but often enough to make it worth remembering. I’m sure Donald Trump remembers it. His modus operandi seems to be based on that belief. He doesn’t seem to care about facts or the truth. He focuses only on the […]
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