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The Professionally Outraged

Well, white folks like Ezra Klein and other people in the professionally outraged class are once again outraged. You are shocked, I’m sure. Here’s the latest thought-crime that the Donald has committed, during his one hour plus press conference. A black woman reporter named April Ryan from the American Urban Radio Networks asked the following: RYAN:…

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Taking A Pen To A Sword-fight

There was a curious incident that I watched at the Trump press conference a couple days ago. An Orthodox Jewish reporter tried to ask a question about an increase in anti-Semitic graffiti, threats, and other actions since the election. The President cut the reporter’s question off and spoke about how he was the least anti-Semitic person in…

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Kai Loma Roolz

I was very lucky to grow up in a curious household. After my folks divorced I lived with my grandmother, my mother, my aunt, three brothers, and three cousins. My grandfather was there too, but he was retired from both his job and the world. He mostly painted and read. In my memories he is sort…

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One State, Two State

I busted out laughing while watching President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu giving a press briefing. President Trump says: I’m looking at a two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like. I’m very happy with the one that both parties like. I could live with either one. I thought for a…

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So And No Otherwise

I couldn’t face the news this evening about the unending opposition of the Democrats. It breaks my heart to see them become the party of no, the party that is AGAINST. They need to pick a message that they can be FOR. We need them. Democracy, like capitalism, functions best when there is competition. I…

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Canada, oh, oh, … Canada

There is a motion coming up for vote in our the land of our wonderful neighbors and best friends to the north, Canada. It says in entirety: M-103 Systemic racism and religious discrimination That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the increasing public climate of…

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Scientists, Please Don’t March

Well, the bad news is that a whole bunch of scientists are going to have a march on Washington … on Earth Day. Why is this a bad idea? Three reasons. There’s no clarity on what they are marching for. There’s no clarity on what they are marching against. And they are marching on Earth…