Tag Archives: Trump Tweets

What Had To Happen

Everyone knew this wasn’t going to go well. Donald Trump had never held political office before. His grasp of how our government (or any government) works is still a few steps below rudimentary. He had no experience in foreign policy, … Continue reading

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Hello Darkness

Late October – the days are getting shorter – but not really. They’re just getting darker. There are fewer and fewer hours of sunlight at this time of year. It happens every year, and that’s fine. Darkness is fine. In … Continue reading

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The Guns of This August

Don’t go to Paris in August. The place isn’t the same. Everyone’s on vacation – the French folks have left the city for the beaches down south, or up in Normandy. There’s good surfing in Biarritz and there’s the French … Continue reading

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Tweeting Up a War

The Republic of Korea – South Korea – gave us a Fourth of July present in 1976 – the Korean Bell of Friendship in Angel’s Gate Park down in San Pedro – a massive bronze bell housed in an amazing … Continue reading

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Know Your Man

Americans know all about spies. That started on October 5, 1962, with the release of the first James Bond film – and twenty-four of those would follow. Sean Connery had a long run as Bond. David Niven has one shot, as … 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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Not a Normal Day

Sometimes there’s a normal day in Washington. Those with opposing views work things out. They compromise, but the idea that compromise is a good thing seems to have waxed and waned. In 2010 it was the Tea Party crowd – … Continue reading

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