Trump and Truthers

The 2016 US election campaign is getting odder by the minute. Issues and concerns, policies and plans, positions and stances have all been abandoned and replaced by pandering to the lowest common denominator. ¬†Clinton vs Trump has degenerated into a slagging match the likes of which has never been seen before at this level. “IContinue reading “Trump and Truthers”

No Lame Duck, Obama Goes After Gun Lobby

Today, the first Monday of the new year, President Barack Obama, back from a vacation in Hawaii, begins his last year in office by illustrating he has no intention of spending the next twelve months as a lame duck. The President will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to discuss options for potential executive actionsContinue reading “No Lame Duck, Obama Goes After Gun Lobby”

French jeweler charged in shooting: a tale of two cultures

A tale of two shootings. In the first case an armed robber is causing havoc in a Florida pharmacy when he is eventually shot and killed. ¬†One assumes the shooter will be heralded as a hero and face no charges as he or she clearly diffused a very dangerous situation in the only way possible.Continue reading “French jeweler charged in shooting: a tale of two cultures”