The Orange-ophile Psyche?

One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give aContinue reading “The Orange-ophile Psyche?”

“…More Things in Heaven and Earth…”

I had a request to outline my views on the paranormal in my blog, eclectic as it is, so I’m taking a short break from current events, and this post is for you, Linda. I can’t say that I have personally witnessed any kind of apparition, rattling chains, frigid zones, or things that go “bump”Continue reading ““…More Things in Heaven and Earth…””

Sometimes a Right….Isn’t

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams has recorded a public service message about the coronavirus, currently airing on radio stations.  In it, he reminds us that we “should” wash our hands frequently and thoroughly, that we “should” stay six feet apart from others “if possible,” and if that’s not possible, “I’m begging you,” he says,Continue reading “Sometimes a Right….Isn’t”

Unlawful Disorder

The NY Times headline on August 27th reads, “With Wisconsin Unrest as Backdrop, Republicans Intensify Law-and-Order Message.”  That is, the GOP is painting the Dems as weak on crime and tolerant of anarchy. Such a stance becomes the height of irony when a rifle-toting, police-loving Orange supporter kills innocent protesters on the sidewalk.  A 17-year-oldContinue reading “Unlawful Disorder”

Night Owl, and Fine with It

There aren’t many of us, relatively speaking.  I’ve only known one other person like me.  Sure, college students cram during all-nighters and party into the wee hours, and maybe early 20-somethings go clubbing on the weekends until the bars close, but people who are actually wired to be alert most of the night and sleepContinue reading “Night Owl, and Fine with It”