Tag Archives: Trump Lashes Out

Increasing Levels of Pain

Some things are too painful to watch – Pittsburgh Pirate baseball games – most Tom Cruise movies – and now, presidential news conferences. Donald Trump is angry. He’s making less sense every day, and getting angrier as he senses that … Continue reading

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Everyone Knew

Things were slower long ago, in the early seventies. There was Carole King and her cat sitting in the window of the house she was renting up the way here in Laurel Canyon, the cover shot on her 1971 album … Continue reading

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Something for Nothing

Things got serious. Donald Trump wanted something and the Ukrainians had it – dirt on Hunter Biden, thus dirt on his father, Joe Biden, and he made an offer the Ukrainian couldn’t refuse. He’d free up the military aid Congress … Continue reading

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Socializing Trump

Socialization is odd. Men try to be cool. The feedback is instant and incessant – that was cool – you idiot, that wasn’t cool – be James Bond, damn it – or be John Wayne – so men make instant … Continue reading

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The Golem in the White House

No-Drama Obama was a master of self-control. He didn’t lose his temper, publicly. He couldn’t afford to. He couldn’t be seen as that “angry black man” – he was everyone’s president – but that wasn’t much of a problem. By … Continue reading

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Well On the Way to Ending America

The press is the enemy of the people. No president had ever said that before. That’s Hitler stuff. Putin says that. Erdogan in Turkey and Duterte in the Philippines and al-Sisi in Egypt say that. American presidents don’t. They never … Continue reading

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This Map Is Not This Territory

The map is not the territory. “A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” ~ Alfred Korzybski, Science and Sanity Look up Korzybski – “Human knowledge of the world … Continue reading

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