Things I am observing myself thinking about: I can't listen to Peter Gabriel's "Big Time" these days without thinking that it's something like Donald Trump's theme song.I've hit a wall in exercising. Need more motivation. Need to push harder. (Oddly enough, my annoyance at having hit a wall was motivating.)I think a lot of the… Continue reading Big Time!, Politics and Empathy, Football
The Republican Party has decided to back Roy Moore for Congress in Alabama. I am very conflicted by this, for a few different reasons. I'm conflicted because I can understand why the support has been granted - in a few different ways - and yet I also struggle with the idea that such a person… Continue reading Roy Moore
I really do think Trump is working hard to become my favorite President — his position is solidifying every day. This august position used to be Bill Clinton’s. Bill snatched it from such luminaries as Washington and Lincoln, something made possible only in the modern era where the common man had a chance to observe and admire… Continue reading Trump might be my new favorite President
I think that history will look back on Donald Trump's presidency and smile. That presumes, of course, that we survive Trump's presidency, which I think we'll manage; those who think we won't are betraying a fundamental distrust of our resiliency as a society, and that distrust itself is a result of that very resiliency. But… Continue reading Trump is going to have been useful in the end… I hope
Right now, it looks like Donald Trump is going to be the Republican nominee for President of the United States. This will have the effect of punting the Presidency straight into the Democratic Party, even if they nominate Hillary Clinton - who is, for better or for worse, one of the less likable candidates they've… Continue reading The Republicans just lost the Presidency for 2016.