When Democrats Form a Firing Squad, They Stand in a Circle

Comfortably cool and sunny, not a cloud in the sky, it was a perfect September Sunday afternoon to relax on the backyard deck with a book and a glass of wine. And I was headed there when my sister-in-law, Katje, decided to text me with an urgent request for a Zoom meeting. So, reluctantly, I… Continue reading When Democrats Form a Firing Squad, They Stand in a Circle

Tom Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel – For Free, No Less

As June 2021 here in the Nation’s Capital, along with the cacophony of the cicadas, fades into history, and the Fourth of July impends, with its promise of hot barbecue, cold brewskis and bright fireworks thundering in the sky for a half hour or so, Joe Biden still struggles to get the rational but reluctant… Continue reading Tom Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel – For Free, No Less

Moronic Middle-aged Cyber Ninja Turkeys

There are about three weeks in the summer and three weeks in the fall where the weather in Washington DC is comparable to the best anywhere. The rest of the year is dicey, to say the least – the difference, for example, between Hell and Washington DC in the summer is primarily that Hell has… Continue reading Moronic Middle-aged Cyber Ninja Turkeys

Vaccine Hesitancy Goes Off the Deep End

The seventh day of spring here in Washington looked glorious – and at sixty-nine degrees Fahrenheit, it certainly felt that way, too. Arising around ten at my home in Great Falls, Virginia, Cerise and I took a late brunch of fresh fruit crepes, mesclun and charcuterie indoors and then ensconced ourselves on the backyard deck… Continue reading Vaccine Hesitancy Goes Off the Deep End

Mass Arrests as Criminal in Chief Disavows His Deluded Minions

Last Saturday, as I inevitably predicted in my previous post, forty-three Republican senators voted to acquit former president Donald John Trump of inciting the January 6 insurrection against the United States of America. Their motivations ranged from a jurisdictional argument, espoused after the trial by Senate Minority Leader and Obama-hating Kentucky redneck Mitch McConnell, which… Continue reading Mass Arrests as Criminal in Chief Disavows His Deluded Minions