Christmas with Einstein

No, I did not attend a boring seminar on quantum mechanics or bend my brain studying the theory of relativity. I spent Christmas Eve and Day in Albert Einstein ( with whom I share a birthday) Hospital recovering from what was termed, a cardiac incident. Short of a heart attack, I discovered that the lack of…

The War on Christmas is Now a War on Coal

Mandy Gunasekara served in the EPA as Trump’s Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation from March 2017 to Feb. 2019. Before that, she was counsel to Sen. Inhofe, the most insistent of all climate deniers. Now she’s a climate denier for Fox News and also runs Energy45, a dark money…

Charles M Blow: Remembering the Poor on Christmas

is a column I strongly urge people here to read. It is subtitled “It’s easy to forget those left behind in a strong economy.” Blow writes powerfully about his own childhood as the youngest of 3 sons raised without his father after his mother ended her marriage to his philandering father, and  moved into a…

New GOP argument against impeachment: It will ruin Christmas

You may remember Matt Whitaker as the bald dude who was Trump’s acting attorney general for a couple of months for some reason. No one really knew why. It sure remains a mystery to me, though. The only thing I can think of is that Trump was hoping to assemble an entire cabinet full of big, bald Batman…

She did better this Christmas but let's set the record straight.

The Christmas season is upon us and even the decorations get politicized.  I saw a commercial of Be Best Melania walking through her decorative WH theme this year.  I have to admit she did so much better than the bloody trees and spooky decorations of Christmas Trump past.    I started reading the comments of…