Can it get any worse?

Just when I think that there can be no lower bottom, my President finds another way to lower the standard of decent behavior and...

The flip side of a trade war

The United States has started an economic war with most of the rest of the first world which could have disastrous consequences for me, my country and for the targets of this war.

You can’t make this stuff up

A new low, even for President Trump. His latest foray into self-aggrandizement and an ego run wild.
Trump - the government we deserve

Is it all Trump’s fault?

I wonder if we are getting in President Trump what we have created and deserve, for better or worse.
US graduates - graduations

The Graduate

We seem to have embraced a lifestyle that has given us unprecedented levels of opioid addiction, accelerating murder rates, runaway illegitimacy.
metoo, weinstein, cosby, social engineering

What are the side-effects of #metoo?

But how do we strike a balance between creating an atmosphere where everyone is safe and comfortable at work and creating a society in which there is little or no attention paid to merit first and instead hiring and promoting on a statistical model?
gun control

Guns

I am at a loss to understand how banning guns for law abiding citizens would increase safety and lower the violent crime rate.

Hypocrisy redux

The recent spate of accusations of sexual misconduct by sitting members of congress may have taken even our elected officials to a new low for blatant hypocrisy.
What can we do? Walt Kelly 1971

How to be a role model to our young people

If the enemy of a thriving civilization is deteriorating standards, it is up to us to not be an ally of that enemy.
Do We Become Invisible As We Grow Older?

Do we become invisible as we grow older?

It seems as if people nowadays put a premium on their own time at the expense of those not as fortunate as themselves.