What's up, Doc (and Mr. Mayor), with the Trump flirtations?

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It was just the other day that we were talking about the moral bankruptcy of the national Democratic Party when it came to addressing its internal... Read more

The scary, slow creep of Trumpism. Is it fascism?

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"To live in the process is absolutely not to notice it -- please try to believe me -- unless one has a much greater degree of political awareness... Read more

People 1, Congress 0, in a rousing start to 2017

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Some words are really well-suited for their purpose. Consider the word "norm" -- sounds reassuring, doesn't it? It is any surprise that that... Read more

Democrats, stop blaming Putin and look in the mirror

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The other day, as 2016 was winding down to its much anticipated close, I was trying to delete the hundreds of junk emails that I get every... Read more

How to save the dying newspaper editorial

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Recently, I've been thinking a lot about something that most people aren't thinking about much at all these days: Newspaper editorials. They've... Read more

The true meaning of 2016's celebrity-death tsunami

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The news felt like a gut punch after a few hours of blissfully avoiding any and all media in the car coming back from visiting family in upstate... Read more

5 for fighting: The 'best' of 2016 Attytood

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Gosh, it feels like I just hit the "send" button for 2015's "5 for Fighting" -- Attytood's much-anticipated (by no one) recap of the year's... Read more

Reagan must be spinning in grave over Trump nuke bluster

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Ever notice President Obama's hair -- and how gray it's gotten over the last eight years? It's not because he joined the Gray Hair Club for... Read more