Monthly Archives: April 2016

It’s comical watching Ted Cruz and the Republican establishment try to stop Donald Trump

It‘s kind of comical watching Ted Cruz, John Kasich and the Republican establishment try to stop Donald Trump. I thought both of their attempts were kind of clever: First, Cruz formed an alliance with Kasich to try to “divide up” … Continue reading

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The louder they bray, the more I distrust them

It’s not only the Republicans who do this, but it does seem to be the specialty of “family values” Republicans to get caught up in some sexual escapade. Or sometimes something much darker. In the case of former Speaker of … Continue reading

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It’s people like us who are running nuclear power plants

I came across this great picture of a wolf at Chernobyl. For those of you who don’t remember, that is the nuclear power accident that happened back on April 26, 1986, or exactly 30 years ago today. And laid waste … Continue reading

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The Story of my Father and Zev

Last week we lost my father. It was both expected and unexpected: he had been in cognitive decline for a while, and he had trouble swallowing, and he didn’t exercise at all, and he had been getting thinner and weaker … Continue reading

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So, it’s the Donald and Hillary in New York

So, it’s the Donald and Hillary in New York. That shouldn’t be a surprise at all, given that the Donald is from New York and that Hillary has lived there since she and Bill retired from the White House the … Continue reading

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Hillary and the Donald co-existed for a long time in New York

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton move further along into their campaigns, and start to focus on each other – Hillary calling the Donald a racist, and Trump calling Hillary a liar – it is interesting to note how peacefully … Continue reading

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You have to enjoy the show while it lasts

Not sure how many of you remember Phyllis Schlafly, who is now 91, but she came to prominence in 1972 as a very effective right wing activist, initially as one of the women who was opposed to the Equal Rights … Continue reading

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