Trump Is Being Hoisted On His Own Petard

Watching Donald J. Trump get hoisted on his own petard is déjà vu all over again for those of us repelled by former Republican President Richard M. Nixon in the turbulent 1970s. Whoever opined that “where Trump goes, so goes the nation” is even more misinformed than vacuous Donald Trump. Nixon dropped like a lead balloonContinue reading “Trump Is Being Hoisted On His Own Petard”

Environmental Protection Laws Now Permit Flushing Our Nation’s Most Toxic and Hazardous Waste

Originally posted on Does Anyone Know Where I Set My Coffee?:
by Mr. Schnell “Gotta Flush Ten Times. Maybe Twenty. Lots of Flushes. Whatever It Takes!“ This has been on my mind for awhile. Time to get it off my chest. Donald Trump. That “#%@!?*!” has been in the news all my life and I…

Hydroxychloroquine – What Does Anybody Have To Lose?

How callous America has become since late January when Donald Trump first trivialized both the novel coronavirus pandemic and the deaths of thousands upon thousands of Americans looking to the federal government when they found out they might be dying from a world-wide pandemic. Perhaps they should have used Lysol. The latest outrage being banteredContinue reading “Hydroxychloroquine – What Does Anybody Have To Lose?”


Couldn’t agree more with Marilyn. Where I live the numbers are small compared to the big hot spots, but compared to last month it is terrible. As of this morning, 157 reported dead in STL area and about 1,5000 in hospital. Number grows every day, with more and more public service warning, more and moreContinue reading “SO WHEN DO YOU THINK IT’S SAFE TO GO BACK OUT THERE? – Marilyn Armstrong”

CHURCH – Marilyn Armstrong

“…the elders wanted him to follow the old traditional format and leave reality at the door because reality didn’t belong in a church.” Nailed my youth in half a sentence. Spent Sunday, often Saturday and usually Thursday night at some church function. She was a wonderful organist and perhaps more unique, she was fluent inContinue reading “CHURCH – Marilyn Armstrong”

Trump Effect Still Evident In Rural America

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
A pandemic provides writers with abundant food for thought. Mix it with anything Trumpian and it is suddenly a penny novel. By Webster’s definition, uttering something insensitive is crass, but there’s a certain charm to being tactless, how else could Trump survive? When everything slows down, crassness and insensitivity…