Boomer under the bus

By Sue Busko as published on October 18 on Medium.com Talkin’ ‘bout My Generation… What an interesting juxtaposition — Governor Ron DeSantis promising to deliver Florida to Trump at the same time both he and the President prepare to throw seniors under the bus. Indeed, it may well be the senior vote, the aging boomers…

A conservative’s case for Biden

By  Michael Gerson,  Washington Post Columnist The reasons for a traditional conservative to oppose President Trump’s reelection grow daily. There is his abdication of leadership in fighting the coronavirus pandemic; his active encouragement of citizens to adopt reckless and unhealthy behavior; his corruption of public institutions for political gain; his cultivation of right-wing extremism; his determined effort…

The New York Times endorses Biden

The former vice president is the leader our nation needs now. By the New York Times Editorial Board, October 7, 2020 Joe Biden has vowed to be a president for all Americans, even those who do not support him. In previous elections, such a promise might have sounded trite or treacly. Today, the idea that…

Trump on drugs. Who could have seen this coming?

Editor’s note: The following OpEd appeared in the October 9, 2020 edition of the Washington Post. You may also want to Google: “25th Amendment, Section 4” Opinion by  David Von Drehle, Washington Post Columnist President Trump on drugs. Wow. I have to admit that I failed to see this one coming. Trump’s political career has…

Is Trump really all better?

By Alex Schiller, Lehigh Acres, Fl. Editor’s note: On October 5TH  Alex Schiller published the following commentary on Facebook. Alex lives in Lehigh Acres, FL.  Follow him if you like his writing. The idea that this is all a hoax of some kind requires the suspension of critical thinking skills to an alarming degree.  …

The Barrett nomination ceremony was unnecessary

By Alex Schiller, Lehigh Acres, FL. Editor’s note: On October 2nd  Alex Schiller published the following commentary on Facebook. Alex lives in Lehigh Acres, FL.  Follow him if you like his writing. “Y’know it’s odd. The Barrett nomination ceremony was such an unnecessary spectacle. Almost exclusively attended by Republicans, in close proximity, with few masks.…

No joy in the White House

By Elayne Griffin Baker There’s no literature or poetry in the White House. No music. No Kennedy Center award celebrations. There are no pets in this White House. No loyal man’s best friend. No Socks the family cat. No kids’ science fairs. No times when this president takes off his blue suit-red tie uniform and…