Category: George Graham

What a Waste! What Irony!

What a Waste! What Irony!

  Of course Bernie Sanders is inspiring. Of course he is refreshing. Of course he is all of that and more. But I can’t help feeling that continuing his candidacy is regrettable. He must...

Preachy, Endless and Dull

Preachy, Endless and Dull

  I don’t know who won the best actor awards or what movie got the Best Picture Oscar. And I don’t care. By the time I gave up on last night’s Academy Awards and nodded...

See No Evil, Hear No Evil…

See No Evil, Hear No Evil…

Joe the bug man is a staunch Republican. As far as I can tell, his political position is based on a single issue: He has worked for everything he ever got and he doesn’t...

A Trashy Spectacle

A Trashy Spectacle

  Last night’s Republican debate was a dispiriting display of vulgarity and venom. If you began the debate thinking Donald Trump was a guttersnipe, I’m sure you thought even worse of Ted Cruz and...

Why Not Run for President?

Why Not Run for President?

Let’s say you were famous for something – performing surgical miracles, for example, and writing best sellers about your rags-to-riches life.  And now you’re retired, with nothing but time on your hands. Why not...

Blood Money Rules

Blood Money Rules

  You may be wondering why so many American politicians seem always eager to promote war. And I think a new report, by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, might provide the answer. The report...

Darkness or Light?

Darkness or Light?

If anyone has the resources – and the interest – to figure out what’s ahead for mankind, it’s probably Bill Gates (at right). And he suggests the world might not be doomed after all....

Subsidize Bolt Buyers

Subsidize Bolt Buyers

  I just read that GM is ready to market an all-electric car that’s so affordable ordinary Americans will be able to buy it. How affordable? They’re trying to keep the price as low...

Paul Krugman’s Warning

Paul Krugman’s Warning

Horrifying. That’s how Nobel prizewinning economist Paul Krugman sums up Bernie Sanders’ campaign promises. And when Paul Krugman (photo at right) says anything, I listen. I admire Bernie. I agree with his views. I...