Tagged: Barack Obama

Listening to the Angels

Listening to the Angels

  Democrats have an opportunity to boldly go where no political party in America has gone before – the right way. No American political party has had the guts to stand for what is...

All Quiet on Post Lane

All Quiet on Post Lane

  This morning, as I watched Sandra watching Zandy the cat watching the squirrels, on the other side of the glass-paned door, the real world seemed a million miles away. Here on Post Lane, our...

When Lies, Lunacy Rule

When Lies, Lunacy Rule

  Political debate used to be thoughtful and reflective. Delivered with grace and eloquence. Political orations were sometimes so resonant they’re still being quoted. And the orators live on in our memory. From Ancient Greece and...

The Rise of Racism

The Rise of Racism

  Apparently, America’s racism is coming out of the shadows again. I’ve had glimpses of it over the years as an immigrant in Canada and, later, America. And I’ve watched it fade in both countries. Canada...

Whitewashed Sepulchers

Whitewashed Sepulchers

  Surely, we’ve learned by now to be skeptical of those who “protest too much”? From Jesus to Shakespeare,  sages have warned us to be wary of self-righteous, finger wagging  boors. Like Roy Moor. You...

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

  I’m being called a “left-wing nut” and a “Communist” by readers who don’t agree with some of my blogs. But I am neither. I wouldn’t want to live in a Communist country. I...

Sinking to Their Level

Sinking to Their Level

  Everyday Americans – working stiffs or retired codgers – have every reason to despise the Republicans in Congress. Pandering to the most powerful and richest members of society, they have schemed and plotted...

America – Changed Forever?

America – Changed Forever?

America has survived the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency but the country may have changed forever. All pretense of decency, brotherhood and public service has been ripped away and the nation stands revealed for...

Do We Deserve Trump?

Do We Deserve Trump?

According to an old saying, people get the government they deserve, and I hope it isn’t true because  it’s looking as if Americans deserve lousy government. Not all Americans, of course but a lot...

The Evil that Men Do Lives on

The Evil that Men Do Lives on

As Marc Anthony observed about Julius Caesar  in Shakespeare’s play: The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones. By such reckless acts as canceling Obama’s orders regulating the...