On Tyranny

Friday, September 27, 2019

1. The democratic vision of the United States is not indomitable. By examining how European democracies became fascist or communist, we can potentially...

Moscow Mitch

Sunday, September 1, 2019

(Image Source: Amy McGrath for Senate)

Amy M. McGrath, former Marine fighter pilot and political candidate. She was the first female Marine...

Protect Our Public Forests

Monday, August 26, 2019

Source: The Indigenous Environmental Network, PO Box 485, Bemidji, MN 56619  



"Deep State" Inflection Point

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The "Deep State” descriptor is an attempt to deflect attention away from Trump’s Deep Despotic State.

Cudos to Chuck Park in his admitted...

Trump is a White Nationalist

Monday, August 5, 2019

@MOVEON #CloseTheCamps #FamiliesBelongTogether

Out to Sea Too Long

Monday, July 15, 2019

"Trump’s tweets on Sunday morning [July 14, 2019] were sent before he headed to his golf club in Sterling, Va.” [Washington Post]:

"So interesting...

Trump Stain

Thursday, July 4, 2019

ID 2273054 © James Reid | Dreamstime.com

Today, I flew the colors (American flag and the Marine Corps flag) at my home, to celebrate...

Roundup from the Ground up

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Dept. of Health & Human Services should stand up for Americans and not let their health assessment on the weed killer Roundup – whose truth is damning...

Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Project

Monday, July 1, 2019

Where to begin… Let’s see: The Trump administration is continuing its war on the environment via the auspices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission....

Cyber Warfare

Monday, June 17, 2019

From Russia with Love (James Bond spy novel by English author Ian Fleming) To Russia with Love (The U.S. Intelligence Community): Protecting us from...

The Deep State

Saturday, May 25, 2019


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America Trumped

Sunday, May 5, 2019



Elucidating right-wing authoritarianism

In his book, Conservatives...

An Alzheimer's Primer

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

* Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias.My sister after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease succumbed to...

Restoring the Feminine

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Unlikely Vet Unity

Sunday, March 17, 2019




Thursday, February 14, 2019

Walls have a dual purpose: To wall things in and to wall things out. In the Donald Trump and supporter world, this means walling out facts, walling in...

Trump – Character Fail

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Abe had it right. Donald Trump seized, and I do mean “seized,” as in criminally stole the presidency; enabled and abetted by a host of criminal players,...

Monkey Business

Sunday, February 10, 2019

So Howard Schultz prefers that the “moniker” of billionaire be transmuted to descriptors of "people of means" and "people of wealth.” He's suggesting...

Year of the Woman and Criminal President

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

It’s so odd to me this chorus of returning male down-with-the-old guard, Clinton-equals-Trump, take-no-prisoners revolutionaries calling for Biden to...

Netflix vs. MBS

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

1HuffPost is outraged at Netflix honoring Saudi Arabia’s right to interpret and implement their own laws. Notwithstanding that Crown Prince Mohammed...

Bernie's Eyes on the Prize

Monday, December 3, 2018

Huffington Post

Bernie Sanders Eyes ‘Bigger’ 2020 Presidential Run Despite Some Warning Signs

The Vermont senator has indicated...

Settlers and the Great Unsettling

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A friend of mine posted a Facebook comment to a 1Washington Post article that I had posted a link to, entitled

"Mississippi’s first black...

The Past of Present

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

As a Vietnam veteran, I know a little bit about war. I’m not guilt-ridden about my service, or the fact that I lethally vied with my counterpart in that...


Monday, August 6, 2018

A must see documentary for all ages, but especially millennials.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s contribution to justice and equality for 

Social What?

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Despite the hyperbolic title of this piece, It does illustrate the rubber band stretching of the democratic party.


Arrested Development

Monday, July 23, 2018

Carl Hitchens, Staff Writer

Ernest Hemingway in the “The Sun Also Rises” – speaking through character Harvey Stone – tells character Robert...

Blessings of Liberty

Tuesday, July 3, 2018


These trailblazers would fly 15,500 combat sorties in WWII and earn more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.”

Mother Love

Friday, May 4, 2018

If any of you listened in to Chris Hayes – (MSNBC) interview last night (5/5/18) with Victoria Toensing, a partner of the laughable husband-wife (Joseph...


Thursday, March 1, 2018


1“Context is the great interpreter for gleaning truth from fact, but what range of circumstantial facts is sufficient to...

Geometry of Equality

Thursday, February 15, 2018

I grew up in Washington, D.C., of mixed Native American, African American and Filipino descent, simplified to “colored” on my birth certificate in 1947....


Thursday, February 8, 2018

National Democratic Redistricting Committee 

THE VOTE: The price of freedom is free elections. One of the most critical fights to abolish...

I Have a Dream

Monday, August 28, 2017

Today is the 54 fourth anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech.

“I say to you today, my friends, though, even though we face...

The Branding of Revolution

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Brands draw fans but do they deliver the truth?

1) a fundamental change in political organization; especially: the overthrow or renunciation...

Obsessed and Dangerous

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In a Washington Journal article, August 9, 2017, Colin Taylor, commenting on a Buzzfeed interview with six European

diplomats, alleges a consensus...

Power and Authority

Saturday, May 20, 2017

How did we get here? In the din of noise eating up the daily news cycle, the how is drowned out in the avalanche of sophistry promulgated by head shakers...

Trumpeting America

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Both my cousin and a very good friend of mine brought to my attention 1Kathleen Parker’s opinion piece in the Washington Post (Feb. 10, 2017), entitled...

Two Shadows Divide the Nation

Sunday, October 16, 2016

G.I. Generation: 1900 – 1924 [Great Depression, World War II ]

Silent Generation: 1925 – 1941 [World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War]

A Time for Elders

Saturday, May 7, 2016

When you lead from behind you don't lead; you run to catch up. "Leaders" on the left donned their thespian get up and spoke their lines for dramatic...

Psychic to Myopic

Friday, March 4, 2016

Over the years Amy Goodman and Democracy Now have been an important voice for liberal-progressive views, reporting on stories often not covered by mainstream...

Revolution VS. Evolution

Wednesday, February 17, 2016



Feeling the Bern?

Saturday, January 30, 2016

NOTE: "As a result of the 2018 mid-term elections, Congress in 2019 wll have at least 123 women in the House and Senate, including two Muslim-American...

Trump's Run

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Donald Trump's run for president of the United States speaks more about us and the nation we envision. Are we to be a nation of enlightened egalitarian...

American Sniper

Monday, February 2, 2015

I'm not particularly interested in seeing the movie, American Sniper, if it is full of historical inaccuracies. Still, in his article, American Sniper?,...

Ferguson Decision

Friday, November 28, 2014

Ferguson – Ben Watson’s Solution? … Not!

Taking in the big picture is usually essential in discovering the truth – getting all the relative...

Oo-Rah Baby

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It’s “In Memory Of” that veterans bond around Veterans Day—

remembering those intense, hellish struggles of combat, when “me” and “we” were...

Wearing my Moccasins

Monday, July 21, 2014

Speaking of the current immigration controversy, from a Native American perspective, let's review a typical episode in the so-called collision of cultures...

Kill Anything That Moves

Saturday, May 3, 2014

I read the article, The burden of atrocity: How Vietnam was exposed as a “dirty war” on 1Salon.com (Friday, May, 2014). Assuming that Penny Lewis, Jacobin’s...


Saturday, March 29, 2014

Compassion to Mark David of endalldisease.com for the grave loss of his mom to cancer. (I lost a good friend who went through all of the then latest...

Four Horsemen

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Four allegorical mounted figures described in the book of Revelation of Jesus Christ (to Saint John). The arrival...

Going Native

Friday, October 11, 2013


Today on Facebook, this image was shared by a Facebook

friend on timeline:

This elicited the comment from...