Updated: Donald Trump, Charlottesville and Chubby Checker

In a recent post I mentioned how the video from Charlottesville was a bit grainy you might mistake for something from the sixties. Lately, one line of a Chubby Checker song, also from the sixties, has been stuck in my head. As I watch the news in the US, again and again, this snippet ofContinue reading “Updated: Donald Trump, Charlottesville and Chubby Checker”

Nothing childish about a Frankenstorm; Virginia declares state of emergency

In an election campaign that has seen more than its share of silliness – from seemingly endless Big Bird and etch a sketch references to Donald Trump’s offer of a $5-million donation to President Obama’s charity of choice if he will provide college transcripts and passport details – now a goofy sounding but very realContinue reading “Nothing childish about a Frankenstorm; Virginia declares state of emergency”