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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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A slight set back & scare, but things now okay

When I last posted about my medical condition, I was at home recovering from a successful surgery to clean out my left carotid artery, a stenosis (blockage) in which was the cause of my (mildish) stroke back on November 12. For the first 24-28 hours

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“Getting things done” in Washington

An increasingly frequent refrain appearing in the media casts the democratic primary as a Manichean struggle between Sanders’ unrealistic goals and the staid pragmatism of Clinton.  Clinton, we are told, can “get things done,” while Sanders’ pie in the sky thinking leads nowhere. I can

5 Things You May Not Know About Waterboarding

5 Things You May Not Know About Waterboarding President Theodore Roosevelt had General Jacob H. Smith court-martial for not preventing waterboarding on the island of Samar during the Spanish American War of 1898 in the Philippines Japanese soldiers were sentence to death after WWII for