46 years ago ….

I was at the Bryn Mawr PA train station waiting for a train to take me into Philadelphia for a party I was going to attend.  Someone I knew slightly walked by me without noticing me, so I called after her. We chatted as we waited for the train. She had been visiting her younger…

Florida Republicans still encourage LGBTQ hatred four years after Pulse

 A few blocks from my home is the site of the Pulse massacre. We just passed the 4-year anniversary. In the six months that led up to the massacre, Florida Republicans had introduced more than 200 bills attacking freedoms of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. But it’s okay: my right-wing friends tell me everything's all…

Reporter finally asks Trump the question we've been wondering about for years

Like clockwork, Donald Trump has determined that John Bolton is a wacko. That’s what happens when you challenge Kaiser Cray-Cray. You get a dose of whatever medicine he snorted this morning.  x ….He didn’t want Bolton anywhere near him. Bolton’s dumbest of all statements set us back very badly with North Korea, even now. I…

US Life Expectancy Has Declined for Three Years

http://www.nytimes.com/… jamanetwork.com/… The New York Times reports that life expectancy, especially for Americans between the ages of 25 to 64, is declining despite the highest per capita spending in the world on health care, according to a study newly published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to the new study, the death rate from 2010…