Piddling Over An Abstraction

Have you got five minutes to spare? No? No time, you say? Okay, if you had the time, what would you do with it? Take your time and think. I'm in no rush for I, personally, have all the time in the world. Please stop looking at your watch phone. Try to judge time's movement … Continue reading Piddling Over An Abstraction



You know, in the past, regardless the president in power, it has always pretty much been a constant whine from all the many millions of gun lovers toting their many more millions of guns that their Second Amendment rights are under constant attack by a relentless blizzard of liberal, commie-shaped snowflakes... so their steady stream … Continue reading KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS

Transgender Community* Trumped by the Arc and Bent of Autocratic Politics

My fury throughout the whole last campaign to and through the election until now has never been much about politics. Politics in this country, while they have been expanding outward toward the wacky fringes leaving the mostly moderate radicals (the rarity of moderates these days makes us rather radical) like myself quite lonely, have always, … Continue reading Transgender Community* Trumped by the Arc and Bent of Autocratic Politics


Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. ★ ★ ★ While the president does everything within his … Continue reading ON US

Happy Presidents Day

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ― George Washington “If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union, or to change its republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of … Continue reading Happy Presidents Day

You’re Black so obviously that means…

As if today's press conference wasn't awkwardly terrifying enough with all its threats to our freedoms, Putin-puppet Trump takes a question from White House correspondent April Ryan, an African American female reporter and author, concerning the state of the inner cities and seems to assume that because she is Black she must be friends with … Continue reading You’re Black so obviously that means…

With Eloquence: Booker T. Washington

Remember when we as a people wrote and spoke with informed eloquence? Yeah, me neither... But I was reminded such a fairy-tale time did, in fact, exist when watching former senator and Secretary of Defense William Cohen introduce retire Marine Corps General James "Mad Dog" Mattis to the Senate Armed Services Committee prior to its … Continue reading With Eloquence: Booker T. Washington


  And by me I mean us. At least those of us who learned as children that Sticks and Stones Can Break Our Bones But Words Can Never Hurt Us... Okay, maybe sometimes words can hurt but that is not the point. Okay, maybe that is the point but so what? We're Writers, right? And … Continue reading “PRO” TIP – DO NOT MODERATE ME!