Category Archives: Politics/Economics

National Monuments At Risk

The continuing menace that is Donald Trump has now taken aim at what is most near and dear to my heart – namely, the outdoor heritage that I, and all Americans, cherish. Trump has taken aim at our National Monuments, one … Continue reading

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Password Hell

We (not me) have created a monster. That monster is passwords. Who disagrees? And, yes, of course, I know that passwords are supposed to protect us from various kinds of cyber theft. They’re a necessary evil, right? But some of … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #45 – Apr. 18, 2017

First, some natural beauty, to remind you that The Donald has begun the process that will  ravage our natural heritage. So … Stunt #1 was the bombardment of the Syrian airfield with 49 Tomahawk missiles. Bravo Donald! Stunt #2 was the … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #44 – Apr. 13, 2017

I took an extended vacation from Trump, doing fun things with family members. Here I am with wife Kathy and grandkids Kara and Benet, skiing in California (Alpine Meadows) last week. So … as regards The Donald, it’s been more … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #43 – Apr. 2, 2017

**Photo – some public land wilderness that Trump appears ready to sell to the highest bidder. What do I, personally, find most hard-to-accept about our new President? It is his complete disregard for both the public lands of this great country, and the climate … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #43 – Mar. 30, 2017

*First, a photo of Arizona natural beauty now endangered by Trump’s attack on environmental regulation: *The Donald’s approval rating continues to drop, with pundits saying that those still approving of his performance are limited to his original core constituency. He ain’t making … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #42 – Mar. 28, 2017

I was gone from the world of politics for a week, running the Salt River in Arizona. What a pleasure! And such good news upon our return – the defeat of Trump(non)care; investigations going forward on the Russian connection; Bernie about to … Continue reading

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