Tag Archives: Opinion

The wide views of Donald Trump

“Views are colorful and interesting and life-enhancing—as long as we know they are views.” – A. J. Bocchino I overworked by 56-year-old body Saturday riding my bicycle then coming home and putting new lumber on my deck. After lifting sixteen … Continue reading

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“When the World Is Led by a Child” by David Brooks

“As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their … Continue reading

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Whose toes am I stepping on now

Apparently I have been stepping on a few toes lately. Trump supporters, those are easy ones. They have such big ultra sensitive feet. Christians or maybe just religion in general, well since I consider myself a Christian Universalist with a Buddhist … Continue reading

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Thin skin and a fake tan

“When growing up, I saw segregation. I saw racial discrimination. I saw those signs that said white men, colored men. White women, colored women. White waiting. And I didn’t like it.” –  U.S. Representative John Lewis Congressman John Lewis spoke … Continue reading

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Campaign psychology

“Intelligence agencies should never have allowed this fake news to “leak” into the public. One last shot at me. Are we living in Nazi Germany?” – Donald J. Trump Tweet 1-11-17 My Grandfather was a quiet, hard-working, church going farmer … Continue reading

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The terrorist in the mirror

“Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.” – Noam Chomsky I would suspect that most Americans believe that we are the victims of terrorism rather than the instigator. But that would be … Continue reading

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Be a better whatever-you-already-are

“Do not try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are.” – H.H. the Dalai Lama XIV I get accused from time to time of picking on Christians which, at … Continue reading

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