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Georgia On Our Mind to Win in 2020

The Peach State is the eighth largest in population with nearly 11 million people, having grown 10% since 2010. It is dominated by the six million residents of the Atlanta Metropolitian region which has grown about 15% over the last 10 years. There are several reasons

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Coronavirus: First repeat patient recorded

Japan is now reporting that a female tour-bus guide has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Normally, individual infections aren’t news at this stage of the virus’s spread. Except that this patient was already being counted in the “recovered” population. She had contracted the disease initially in January, received

The Nuisance of Nuance

I am a Democrat, not a moderate, a liberal, a progressive or even a Democratic Socialist, but a Democrat. The Democratic candidates must learn to communicate the art of nuance and not treat it as a nuisance.  When Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders nuanced an

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Hurricane Sharpie Wipes Out Coronavirus

Trump really hates it when reality gets in the way of his fantasies. When Hurricane Dorian was threatening the southeast coast, Trump mistakenly included Alabama in a tweet, and Alabama residents, who had thought they were not in its path, started to panic. NOAA Birmingham,

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Talk to Grandma and Granddad for Real Black History

It was either three years prior to her birth, or when my great-grandmother (GG) was three years old, that the Wright Brothers flew for 12 seconds in a field just outside Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.  My late great-granny was born at home in St. Mary’s

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Trump Threatens Schiff, Who Is Not Impressed

A WaPo story just out: Trump makes veiled threat toward Schiff over classified briefing on Russian 2020 election interference President Trump on Sunday made a veiled threat toward House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff, claiming without evidence that the California Democrat had leaked information

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Things really important to me

First an apology. My post yesterday on my decision to vote for Warren (which I did at about 9:45 AM) and to contribute to her campaign ($100 online) was my first posting here in more than a month. Some may remember that in mid-November I

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How far will you go to save our democracy from Donald Trump?

Have you ever considered what happens when Donald Trump loses in November? One year ago, his former attorney Michael Cohen testified before Congress that Trump would not accept electoral defeat this upcoming election. Sadly, he’s probably right: If there’s one thing Trump has been consistent about, it’s

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So I've finally made my choice

It is late for me to “decide.”   It is even later than usual for me to to vote.  I can and usually vote absentee in person on the first day possible —  I live in Virginia but work in Maryland so I have no trouble

You’ve been Warren(ed)

At the Democratic Presidential debate Wednesday night, former NY City Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacted as if Sen. Elizabeth Warren brought a nice chianti and fava beans to the event; she ate him alive.  Ms. Warren chewed through Mr. Bloomberg’s political and moral résumé like Hannibal

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Maybe Evangelicals Support Trump BECAUSE He's the Antichrist

Others have speculated on this question, and I have previously posted a diary in which I argued that evangelicals support Trump because his support for Israel may trigger the apocalypse. But I want to propose a different angle of interpretation: Evangelicals think Trump really is