Tag Archives: Trump and Russia

For Ego Gratification

Fourteen years ago is a long time. It’s all ancient history now. Few remember that on March 10, 2003, the Dixie Chicks were a big issue. At a concert in London, their lead singer, Natalie Maines, announced to the audience … Continue reading

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When Everything Falls Apart

The New York Times dropped their four successive bombshells and things changed in Washington. The talk of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians wasn’t fake news. It wasn’t a hoax invented by the Democrats to shift the blame … Continue reading

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The Damage Done

Old movies are a comfort. In 1954 there was Billy Wilder’s Sabrina – with Audrey Hepburn as the original manic-pixie-dream-girl. She’s the honest and authentic wide-eyed waif that blows away the cobwebs. Late in the film she tells Humphrey Bogart – as … Continue reading

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That Big Beautiful Wall

There ought to be a law! That’s what some people say when they see another young urban dude with those baggy jeans falling down and his butt hanging out – or two gay men kissing in public – or when … Continue reading

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Strategic Idiocy

The polling doesn’t vary much now. About a third of America thinks Donald Trump can do no wrong. He’s the best thing that ever happened to America, and in America. Everyone else – with the exception of those who would … Continue reading

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Not Really Brilliant at Breakfast

Oscar Wilde was onto something. In An Ideal Husband one of the characters says this – “In England people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast. That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.” No … Continue reading

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The Mad King Tweets

In Washington, it was a day about tomorrow – President Trump was going to announce that the United States would withdraw for the Paris Climate Accords – or that the United States wouldn’t. No one knew which it would be, … Continue reading

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