Tag Archives: Trump and Nixon

That Inevitable Constitutional Crisis

The man never held political office before. His grasp of how our government (or any government) works is a few steps below rudimentary. He has no experience in foreign policy, other than with the intricacies of resort and hotel development … Continue reading

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Past Presidents

American kids grow up with different wars, because we’re always at war. On October 7, 2001, it was Operation Enduring Freedom – war in Afghanistan. We’re still there. On March 20, 2003, it was Operation Iraqi Freedom – our war … Continue reading

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Executive Privilege Again

No one wants to relive 1974 – Blazing Saddles was pretty good but The Towering Inferno wasn’t, and Kung Fu Fighting topped the music charts. Go figure, but at least that was the year The Brady Bunch was finally canceled. Patty … Continue reading

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Paranoid and Vindictive Men

People still send letters – somehow they’re more substantial than emails, or tweets. They’re physical. They have gravitas. Actually they have mass – an ounce or two. The laws of gravity apply, and letters are usually trouble. They’re usually official … Continue reading

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Committing Journalism

The seventies were an odd time – CNN just presented a series on those years – something to fill the summer months – but of course much was left out. They didn’t mention the cultural shift that happened in 1976 … Continue reading

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