Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 09.08.2018 Anonymous There has been a lot said in the past few days about the anonymous op-ed published in the New York Times, attributed to a senior Trump administration official, talking about the amoral and corrupt character of Donald Trump. It said he is a danger to the nation, and to the […]Read more "Anonymous – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 245, Sunday September 2nd, 2018 Chapter Seven: Justice The Continuum fostered a systemic and visceral depravity deep within itself, a systemic hunger for pain and the suffering of others. It fed those experiences to the Collective, fomenting within it an appetite for more, an […]Read more "Emergence 3.0 – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Thirty-three, Remembrance; Chapter Seven, Justice"
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 08.04.2018 Not in Minnesota I have been listening to Tim Pawlenty and other candidates for political office in Minnesota this week, listening to them demagogue, trying to sound like Donald Trump on issues of justice, and immigration. It is utterly shameful. I was happy to hear the Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, […]Read more "Not in Minnesota – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 07.14.2018 Hurry Up and Wait Hurry up and wait, I learned that phrase when I was in the Navy, in boot camp, where every day was an exercise in patience, standing in long-lines for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and every other little thing we had to do. Hurry up and wait. This […]Read more "Hurry Up and Wait – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 07.07.2018 Home I am thinking of home today. Of what it means to have one, especially for those who do not. I was with my good friend yesterday, who, at the age of fifty-three closed on his first home, in the Seward neighborhood, which he loves, on a block that he loves, […]Read more "Home – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 06.30.2018 Regrets I spent the last half of this week listening to the leaders and spokespeople for the Democratic Party talk at length about their plans to try and stop the appointment of the next Supreme Court Justice by Donald Trump. It is nauseating. The prospect of this illegitimate president appointment […]Read more "Regrets – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Memorial Day is a day set aside for reflection. It is a day meant for us to honor our fallen dead. The meaning of Memorial Day has changed a great deal since it was founded. At its inception, it was meant to honor African American soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War, both […]Read more "Memorial Day"