The Great Yuengling Spit-Take and other unintended consequences of 2016

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I like beer. I've lived nearly half my life now in Pennsylvania. So I've frequently enjoyed a Yuengling Lager, especially on tap. Of course... Read more

Memo to Harrisburg: We can respect cops without a police state

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Since it's been pointed out to me (repeatedly) that I'm incapable of writing a blog post without referencing the 1960s, let's just get it out... Read more

American rebel Tom Hayden left us one last lesson for 2016

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Today got off to a sad start when I learned with the rest of the world that the one-of-a-kind American rebel and activist Tom Hayden had died... Read more

Why hasn't abusive bully Chris Christie been impeached yet?

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I've said it, you've said it, we've all said it. While 2016 may be remembered by some folks — I'm looking at you, Chicago Cubs fans —... Read more

What everybody's missing about Trump and the 'rigged election'

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It's been nearly 24 hours (I don't know exactly, since CNN doesn't have a "count-up" clock) since Wednesday's presidential debate, and you... Read more

Leaving Las Vegas was maturity, civility

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For a remarkable 30 minutes tonight, presidential debate moderator Chris Wallace tried – “bigly,” in Donald Trump debate-speak... Read more

The worst thing about Toomey isn't his Trump waffling

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OK, so the Cubs might be heading to the World Series (emphasis on the word "might") and Philadelphia has certainly tossed its old civic inferiority... Read more

Wrong, repulsive, and downright un-American

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Anyone who's read this blog more than once or twice a) deserves a medal and b) probably knows that I'm a tad depressed and occasionally disgusted... Read more