Tag Archives: Impeachment

Heroes Can’t Be Boring

It’s a Hollywood thing. John Wane was cast as the strong silent type and made a career of saying little. He said his secret was simple – talk low and talk slow. That’s what he did. That’s what Gary Cooper … Continue reading

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Curious Arguments

At some point children grow up. They develop logic. They can reason things out no matter what they “feel” at the moment. They may not do that often, but they can do that, and then they discover that sort of … Continue reading

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Trusting the Truth

That was odd. For no reason at all Robert Mueller spoke, to say what he had to say he had already said in his report on Russian interference and all things Trump. And he had no more to say. And … Continue reading

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Try Doing Something

Fans of obscure nineteenth century British aphorisms tend to like William Shenstone, who once said that the world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think, and fox-hunters. That’s a British thing. Those brutal and cruel, … Continue reading

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The Provocateur

Donald Trump made his fortune being provocative, and often outrageous. He was always over-the-top, alternatively bragging and sneering, and never apologizing for anything. He pointed and mocked, and that made him rich – if he is rich (no one really … Continue reading

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The No-Show Show

Nothing happened. Richard Nixon wanted nothing to happen. No one would hear those tapes. No one should hear those tapes. No president, in the future, would be able to talk frankly to his staff and with other world leaders, or … Continue reading

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Choosing When to Back Off

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no use being a damn fool about it.” ~ W. C. Fields Nancy Pelosi is no fool. Conservatives may think she is evil and nasty and ugly and … Continue reading

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