Tag: President Obama

The Trump Card

As long as I live, I will never forget the horror I saw on the faces of disappointed John Kerry supporters outside of Faneuil Hall in Boston on the afternoon of November 3, 2004, just prior to the delivery of his concession speech. The realization that George W. Bush would stay in office for four… Read more »

Findings of Fact

Regardless of whether Donald Trump wins or loses the 2016 Presidential election, the following will be true: * Those who support Trump have proven to be the most gullible citizens of the United States, the sort of folks who can fall for the simplest of scams. To invoke a famous Washington Post controversy, they may… Read more »

In the Court of Public Opinion

Sometimes you can just tell when an effort is doomed. Such is the case with a peculiar proceeding in Oregon this past week, where an effort to get the federal courts to do with the Obama administration allegedly will not is guaranteed to down in flames–the height of irony, as the court case in question… Read more »

Burning Down the House

It’s sadly ironic that as worldwide temperatures continue to rise, mainstream-media coverage of the most pressing issue of our time–human-caused climate change–continues to fall. Fortunately, documentary filmmakers and writers have stepped up to do the job that so much of the Fourth Estate won’t on climate. Speaking of writers combating carbon pollution, 2014 produced the… Read more »