McCain’s death shames Trump’s life

McCain’s death shames Trump’s life

Because poison packaged as populism is a guilty pleasure, I tuned in to the local affiliate of Corporate GOP Radio this morning to learn why the late Sen. John McCain should not be honored as a war hero, statesman and patriot. It didn’t take long. An especially...
Return of the King

Return of the King

The last book in J.R.R. Tolkien‘s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy has always been my favorite, because it chronicles the resolution of a thinly veiled allegory of totalitarianism, its depredations and the sacrifices required to repel it. The good guys...
Trump proves he’s Putin’s stooge

Trump proves he’s Putin’s stooge

Body language needs no translation. It speaks every tongue fluently. From his childlike sitting posture to his fidgeting behind the podium, President Trump‘s physical tics in the presence of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin during their Helsinki...
Andy Wallace has not been charged

Andy Wallace has not been charged

The court of public opinion has ruled on the case of Andy Wallace. The verdict: Not guilty by reason of political connections. The former Lackawanna County chief of staff resigned Friday, two days after District Attorney Mark Powell confirmed that the longtime...
Little House vs. Big Brother

Little House vs. Big Brother

“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process continuing day by day and minute by minute. “History has...