Upside Down

U.S. flag in distress

I feel like our nation has gone crazy.

This week, our President changed his stance three times on regard to a terror attack committed by a nazi sympathizer, eventually settling on it being the fault of both Nazis and the …


Car hitting protestors in Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville yesterday and today are not the fault of the President.  He is, though, at least partially responsible for the environment.  He has flirted with white nationalists and various other hate groups.  It is the final, most …

The Two Tiny Changes the ACA Needs

There are two things the ACA has failed at, and they are almost inextricably linked.

The first is addressing the very basic health needs of young Americans, who rightfully feel like more is being asked of them, even as they …

Ethical Quandry

I’ll make this quick…

Why am I worried about potential ethics issues regarding our incoming President?

  1. Because he is being so tight with the information concerning his holdings and his plans in regard to them.
  2. Because his reluctance to distance

Sound of Silence

While I’ve been inevitably active on social media, I have not posted anything in this space since the election.  I have maybe a half-dozen aborted posts lurking, but I was unable to carry any of them to term. I’ve felt …

George Washington Weeps

I’ve been reading a book about achieving excellence.  The author references various qualities perceived to be soft, which are actually hard to master, but are nonetheless invaluable.

One early bit that has caught my attention is George Washington’s focus on …

Joke’s On Us

From a Disqus discussion on a piece on The Atlantic:

I think Trumps great appeal is that he is able to voice important truths which most fair, intelligent, good American people think but few, or no other national leaders have