Category Archives: Politics

Uncle Trump and the Boy Scouts

A week ago, the President gave what many commentators have called a very inappropriate speech to the Boy Scout Jamboree. Not only was the speech incredibly political, but the speech seemed, maybe inappropriate is too strong of a word but … Continue reading

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What would it take to convince people that Trump should not be the President?

My friend posted as interesting question a few hours ago: Honest question. Donald Trump said “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters”. Looking at the FiveThirthEight analysis of polls, … Continue reading

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James Comey Day

Yes, I will say it now. I’m going to procrastinate today. Wait a minute. The James Comey testimony is today? Do I really want to see this? My political junkie side says, pull up the popcorn, fix me a non-alcoholic … Continue reading

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Pot, Kettle, Have You Met?

A few days ago, when The View panel was talking about health care, Sunny Hostin was vigorous in stating the Obamacare was working wonderfully for people and even though others on the panel used personal examples of the program not … Continue reading

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Black History Month

Frederick Douglass illustration by John Jennings / Donald Trump photo by Nigel Parry for CNN. Dialog over photo Reginald Mizell

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The Creative Struggle

I think this is the crazy realism for most would be creative individuals. If we had a patron who could keep us on track with the day-to-day functioning of society, there would be a lot of creative people who would … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up the Fight

I’ve seen the safety pins, the protests and the calls for a recount. I’ve talked to lots of people who are genuinely scared of the implications of a Trump Presidency. I’ve listened to a lot of liberal radio talk shows … Continue reading

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The First Debate – Trump Kinda Won

There was an interesting take away I got from the debate. Trump talked about how much money the Clinton campaign spent against Trump yet the candidate is tied or ahead in some polls. To listen to mainstream or liberal media, … Continue reading

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OWS, BLM and the Group-Think Perception

A couple of years ago, before the Black Lives Matter movement, there was the Occupy Wall Street movement. I’m sure a lot of people remember them. The main protesters were in NY and they took over a park. It became … Continue reading

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Friendship, Social Media and Elections

A friend of mine posted something on his Facebook page yesterday. For most of my life, I’ve always assumed all my friends were intelligent, thoughtful people. If the 2016 elections are doing nothing else, they’re slamming home the point that … Continue reading

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