OPM, Again and Again

OPM, Again and Again

It wasn’t that long ago that one of the first things I’d hear out of committed liberals’ mouths was their utter loathing of Citizens United, the Supreme Court ruling that affirmed that groups of individuals had the same speech rights as lone...
Politics and the Court

Politics and the Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away yesterday. May she rest in peace. You will see (and probably have seen) many such statements today and the next few days. These statements will be followed by a pause and an opinion on what should happen regarding...
Joe and The Mayors

Joe and The Mayors

Apparently, it took a shift in the polls to wake Joe Biden and the Democrats up to the fact that Americans are unhappy with the violence raging in many big cities. To put it mildly. Biden emerged from his basement bunker to deliver an “unequivocal”...
“I’m Not Him”

“I’m Not Him”

What an interesting time we live in. With just over seventy days until the election, we are faced with a choice between a boorish wild-man Untethered Orange Id (TM) and a senescent lifetime swamp rat. The President, who managed to have a good first year despite coming...
Another Lost Opportunity

Another Lost Opportunity

A window of opportunity opened, shortly after George Floyd’s death, to make some real and good changes in policing, changes that would not only improve relations with minority communities, but would benefit policing as well. I discussed some of those changes in...