America by the Numbers, Hues and Ballots

2020’s economic woes, friends separated, and lessons unlearned, beckon us before drowning in thanksgiving for Black Friday, to reflect on who we’ve lost, what we’ve gained and the wisdom to recognize the difference. Donald Trump’s election was not a Russian caused fluke. It was Republican Gerrymandering, Georgia’s Brian Kemp, and Conservative Caucasian males’ hatred for…

Trump Misinformation & Mental Health vs. Duty, Honor, Country

By profession, I’m a Movie/Television/Theatre man always progressing forward more often than not, figuratively astride Old Bob filling my Left stirrup with filmic happy endings and my right with the pragmatic common sense of a moderate:  reason – hoping to protect our children’s future from the ravages of what Trump enablers and McConnell have done…

Trump’s COVID-19? Weapon, Miracle, Hoax or just a Parade Passing By

In this age of real and imaginary extremes, conspiracies and lockstep mindsets, where too many have become self-hypnotically vulnerable to potential electoral crucifixion, so nailed by our self-decapitating federal government:  no time for sneers, smirks nor unmasking for, I told you so.  Long before Tim Russert unintentionally parted The Red Sea of America’s Red and…

2020 Choices: Herd Mentality or United States of Human Kindness

Well-meaning, but self-protecting Founding Fathers created our, Electoral College to maintain American election integrity by placing a protective shield of supervision, peopled by the one-percenters of their day:  wealthy, educated Caucasian “property” owners, dedicated to saving our new nation and its, one-person, one-vote Exceptionalism, from the potential danger of a largely unsophisticated populace, who were…