Thoughts, prayers and cellphone video

Thoughts, prayers and cellphone video

This morning, I watched video of Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A student made the chilling footage on a cellphone as the carnage unfolded. It was live-streamed on social media, and the victim of a past...
Release Nunes memo, let Trump, GOP defend it

Release Nunes memo, let Trump, GOP defend it

I rarely agree with U.S. Reps. Lou Barletta and Tom Marino, but anything is possible in the Age of Trump. Both have called for the release of a controversial memo about the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The FBI has urged against the...
Bob Bolus is full of Trump

Bob Bolus is full of Trump

Trump cultists are crowing today about the president’s State of the Union address, in which King Donald: A. Proved he can read from a Teleprompter. B, Called for national unity — as long as you can hold your nose and stop questioning Trump’s divine...
Laureen Cummings: censorious snowflake

Laureen Cummings: censorious snowflake

Like most clueless tea-party culture warriors, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings doesn’t like public funding for the arts. Or bicycle lanes, fair property assessments, land banks and other investments in the quality of life. And she really...