Tag Archives: Politics

Variations on a Theme by Mussolini

Movement One   (Mosso) Evening.  Ringing of church bells, distant anguished voices; all muted. Three women are gathered around a fire in the countryside.  Unsettled, they look nervously around from time to time. Woman One (stands up):  Victory will be ours tonight.  I … Continue reading

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Let Nothing You Dismay)

  Christmas is once again almost upon us.  And “upon us” is how it feels this year.  Well, in reality, it feels that way almost every year for me.  That may, in part, be due to my (adoptive) parents having … Continue reading

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The Daily News

It’s the news.  It’s always the news.  Every day.  Every night.  Every week.  All. Year. Long.  There’s a very real danger that if I pay attention to everything – every new scandal or revelation or exposé involving the incompetent cabal … Continue reading

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Will Rogers and Yellow Dogs

  The Democratic caucuses were held here in Colorado last night. I went, because I never pass up an opportunity to vote. I also went because I wanted to cast my vote for Bernie Sanders. It was quite a scene … Continue reading

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