Ms. Ocasio-Cortez Goes to Washington

Finally, everyone in the United States is eligible for an injection of a vaccine that provides immunity to the Covid-19 coronavirus – immunity, at least, to Original Formula Covid, anyway. The California Silicon Valley of Death, British B117 Bomber, Brazilian Bikini Brain Waxer, South African Flaming Lung Necklace, Texas Brazos Big Boy High Contagion, Indian… Continue reading Ms. Ocasio-Cortez Goes to Washington

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – The Ted Cruz vs. Mitch McConnell Cage Match

Prior to taking in The Book of Mormon Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center, Cerise and I enjoyed an early dinner at the Willard Hotel, followed by cocktails at the Round Robin Bar. There we witnessed Bodine and Garcia, Senate staffers for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and freshman senator Ted Cruz, respectively, engaged in a… Continue reading Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – The Ted Cruz vs. Mitch McConnell Cage Match

US Senate Majority Swallows Spider to Catch Fly – Cat to Follow?

Although any of them who have looked at the portrait on a US ten-dollar bill have seen Alexander Hamilton, international readers of this Web log may not have heard of Aaron Burr.  We Americans, on the other hand, relish a good fight, and every single intelligent, educated, literate, well-informed one of us who recognizes the… Continue reading US Senate Majority Swallows Spider to Catch Fly – Cat to Follow?

Ted Cruz and the Natural Born Hypocrites

After dinner at Rasika followed by a night of club hopping in Adams Morgan, Cerise and I slept late this morning.  I prepared breakfast in bed – duck eggs Benedict, featuring freshly made hollandaise sauce and grilled New Zealand fern fiddle heads with organic Canadian bacon, accompanied by hand-squeezed Barcelona blood orange and Veuve Clicquot… Continue reading Ted Cruz and the Natural Born Hypocrites

Hold Your Nose, Here Comes Mitch McConnell!

We’ve never had an August day like this before in Washington, and we probably won’t ever again, either – with temperatures reminiscent of early fall and absolutely gorgeous breezes and sunshine.  Too bad I had to work inside, normally this time of year I’d be grateful for the air conditioning.  But Gretchen and I were… Continue reading Hold Your Nose, Here Comes Mitch McConnell!