Things my father taught me

My dad taught me a lot of things growing up. Some I can share, but some would be best left to late night conversations after imbibing some Wild Turkey.One of the things that sticks in my addled, aging…

Creatures of scary habits

Somewhere in Potomac tonight there is a family sitting in a home that cost more than $1 million, upset with the noise coming from commercial aircraft flying into Reagan National Airport and they’ve co…

Thirty Days in the Hole!

Woke up this morning feeling half past dead, with this silly rock lyric running through my head.The mailman was early and gave me a shout about something I had no idea about.Then the garbage man jumpe…

Before you go too far . . .

The late comedian Richard Jeni once said in reference to American politics if you’ve gone too far to the right or too far to the left then you’ve . . . gone too far.And here we are in 2018. Our presid…

Be Thankful – always

“The Hypnotized never lie”– Pete Townshend “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. It has none of the trappings of the LSD-induced imagery of Christmas or the Meth-i…

It is time for a Shield Law

For the reporter in the street, help is at hand. According to Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Jim Jordan (OH-04) the help is in the form of the Free Flow of Information Act of 2017 (H.R.4382), a …