Dec 06 2019
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President Trump started his campaign for public office with some phrases that have since become commonly used in our everyday conversation.  From the beginning, he aimed to “drain the swamp”, one of the most potent political slogans in American h.. Read More

Sep 06 2019
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New Taxes

Free everything.  That is what we hear from Democrat candidates for the presidency.  It is silly season again, and they are in a bidding war to propose the most free stuff from government.  Free health care, free college, free student loan .. Read More

Feb 21 2020
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“Nanny State: A government with overprotective/interfering policies” Flanked by sidekick “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of the Socialist Republic of New York City, campaigned, January 11, .. Read More

Feb 06 2019
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Modern Day Jacobins? To say that our nation is divided is an understatement. Sadly, we see increasing anger and evil motives impugned on those considered political foes. This impedes both civil discourse and effective governance. Knowledge of basic Americ.. Read More

Jan 10 2020
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Protestors burned effigies of a tousle-haired blond man, chanting “Refugees welcome here!”; “No to Tory racism!”; “Not my PM!”.  “Magpie madness”, otherwise known as “swooping season” had begun.  Envision the avian frenzy in .. Read More

Apr 17 2020
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Welcome to Le Café Bernard! Allow chef/host, Bernie, nee Bernard Sanders, to escort you to a table. Enjoy the house beverage, Molotov Cocktail, while you peruse the menu. You’ll find the choices quite provocative. First, sample Bernie’s Bolshevik Bor.. Read More

Nov 08 2019
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You’ve probably seen those t-shirts saying, “Keep Austin Weird.” Even though I don’t agree with the politics of the majority of its residents, I like Austin as a fun place to visit. But when it does come to politics, those Austinites are truly one.. Read More

Mar 25 2020
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The results of the political version of musical chairs that took place on February 3, 2020, otherwise known as the Democratic Iowa Caucus, have yet to be agreed upon .  A faulty app and total lack of pre-testing and volunteer training on this technol.. Read More

Jan 03 2020
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In the August 3, 2018 version of my column in this newspaper, I wrote about impeachment.  At that time, Pelosi said that impeachment would require bipartisan support.  Well, here we are, two years later.  And Trump has been impeached in a s.. Read More

Nov 29 2019
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Biodegradable pitchforks raised high, saving Planet Earth one bean sprout at a time, and defending the civil rights of farm animals, the vegan scolds are determined to revolutionize your diet.  Force-feeding grain to geese is taboo, but shoving their.. Read More