I get tired of feeling like I have to write about Donald Trump, and about what he has done and is doing to our country and our society. I get tired of reading about the topic, too: it’s unhappy, repetitive, … Continue reading
Posted in American Values, Intellectual Dishonesty, Politics
Tagged Christianity, David Brooks, Donald Trump, evanglical Christian, GOP, James Baker, Jeane Kirkpatrick, John Paul II, Milton Friedman, Natan Sharansky, New York Times, populism, Republican Party, tax cuts, William F. Buckley Jr.
It snowed here today!
Them what knows say it’s the earliest in the season it’s ever snowed in Houston, and the first time it’s ever snowed here two winters in a row. I believe that: it’s probably snowed fewer than a dozen times in the more than 40 years I’ve lived here.
The TV news freaked out, of course, although credit where credit is due: this snowfall was forecast five days ago, so it really shouldn’t have been a surprise. But you know there’s always someone who didn’t get the message.
What happened to our global warming? Continue reading
Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for a parade in downtown Houston today in honor of the Houston Astros, the big-league baseball team that accomplished something this year that it had never done in its first 55 years of … Continue reading
Posted in Funny, Sports, That's Life
Tagged 12up Sport, 1980 National League Championship Series, 1986 National League Championship Series, 2005 World Series, 2017 World Series, Albert Pujols, American League, Astrodome, Atlanta Braves, Billy Hatcher, Brad Lidge, Carlos Beltran, Chicago White Sox, Chris Burke, Colt Stadium, Enron Field, Greg Maddux, Houston, Houston Astrodome, Houston Astros, Houston Colt .45s, Jim Edmonds, John Smoltz, Kansas City Royals, Kevin Bass, Kevin Brown, Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Baseball, Metropolitan Stadium, Mike Scott, Minnesota Twins, Minute Maid Park, National League, NBC Game of the Week, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Randy Johnson, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Tom Glavine, World Series
If you were thinking that someday the chickens of justice would come home to roust, probably in that thing on the top of Donald Trump’s head, then today could be the day they start. Very excited at the news of … Continue reading
Posted in Elections, History, Justice, Politics
Tagged Adam Goldman, AP, Associated Press, Carol D. Leonnig, Chad Day, Charles P. Pierce, Charles Pierce, Donald Trump, Eric Tucker, Esquire, Fox & Friends, George Papadopoulos, GOP, Kevin Kruse, Matt Apuzzo, Matt Zapotosky, Michael D. Shear, Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times, Nicholas Fandos, Paul Manafort, Perry Mason, Republican Party, Richard Nixon, Rick Gates, Robert Mueller, Rosalind S. Helderman, Sean Duffy, Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post
It should be exquisitely clear to all of us by now that our president will never understand. He thinks he was elected king of America, and that we owe him fealty. We do not. We owe respect to the office … Continue reading
Posted in American Values, Effective Communication, Patriots, Tolerance
Tagged Barack Obama, Bruce Maxwell, Donald Trump, Garry Kasparov, Gavin Newsom, Jane Lee, Jason Kander< HennyWise, Lawrence Tribe, Matt Slotnick, Merriam-Webster.com, Mich Harris, Rachel Dratch, Robert Kraft