Tag Archives: Standing Up to Trump

Extreme Timidity

That was an odd year – suddenly there were the Beatles, and the Ford Mustang, and that Civil Rights Act that changed everything. Elizabeth Taylor marred Richard Burton too. And Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize. President … Continue reading

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Fade To Black

When he was just a kid in Pittsburgh, Billy Strayhorn wrote Lush Life – “A week in Paris will ease the bite of it. All I care is to smile in spite of it.” It’s a song about what to do when … Continue reading

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Dark on The Inside

Woodward and Bernstein really stuck it to Nixon – dispassionately. Everyone saw the movie – Woodward and Bernstein chased down the facts of the matter. There was something odd about that Watergate burglary. They found out what was odd about … Continue reading

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As Bad As It Gets

Sometimes things aren’t as bad as they seem. There was George Bush – the second one – the one with that perpetual deer-in-the-headlights look. It was clear he didn’t know much about the world – who was who and what … Continue reading

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