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ON THE CUSP OF A NEW YEAR…A MEDITATION ON GERSHWIN, DUDAMEL, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND HUMAN POSSIBILITY)

This is a re-post of a piece I wrote which I still want to hope is achievable – in spite of what we have experienced this year.   They made me cry tonight. This evening I watched a concert. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by the brilliant young conductor Gustavo Dudamel, with guest pianist … Continue reading

TRUMP: “I’VE WON…WE NOW HAVE A WALL…MY WALL…TRUMP’S TREMENDOUS WALL…THE FABULOUS WALL OF TRUMP.”

Washington D.C. (Dec 27, 2018)  Reporters were hastily called to the White House this afternoon where Donald J. Trump announced to all assembled that “we have a wall.” The announcement came as a surprise to all those who have been following the ongoing negotiations involving Trump’s insistence on a five billion dollar appropriation for the … Continue reading

DOES ANYONE SEE THE SURREAL IRONY HERE?

I posted this piece on August 28th of this year. It is satire…or is it? Well… good satire is an exaggeration of reality. So, now, in December, the Republicans decide to pass a Prison Reform Bill for real – on the verge of many of them being carted off to prison! You can’t make this … Continue reading

DON’T DROP THE SOAP DONNY

Whenever I see and hear these apologists for Trump on TV saying things like, well, I think the President is giving a lot of thought to this crisis…Or; I don’t know whether or not so-and-so will be able to carry out the President’s agenda etc, etc, as I am screaming profanities I want to put … Continue reading

OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!

Ever since I was old enough to understand politics and politicians I have disliked Republicans. In my long lifetime I have seen only one and a quarter Republican presidents that were worthy of my admiration. And those Presidents, Dwight D. Eisenhower and George H. W. Bush, would not be welcome in today’s Republican Party.  I … Continue reading

TRUMP APPOINTS NEW WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF!

Donald J. Trump reached out today to tap as the new White House Chief of staff Bobby Sam Mowze of Corinth, Mississippi. Mr. Mowze was notified of his appointment while with his family at the annual Corinth Duct Tape festival. “I ’bout near commenced to choked on a mouthful of Clara Belle Sneed’s vinegar bean … Continue reading

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