An attack on public lands – and the value of nature

It is disturbing to hear of the current efforts in Washington DC to shrink, sell-off, and plunder the resources of public lands. Twenty-seven National Monuments created under the Antiquities Act of 1906 are under review by the Department of Interior with direction from the Trump administration for either […]

The Republican view of the world is in their budget

The Republican view of the world is in their budget. (1) Members of the GOP say they believe that each person is responsible for their own place in our society. Individuals are encouraged by the Republican Party to work to secure the benefits of society for themselves, their […]

Amateurs

When it comes to politics I sometimes wonder – did I miss something? I remember all of the presidents since Eisenhower. Presidents who were both D’s and R’s and until relatively recently I never worried about who got elected. The country would be safe, the economy strong, and […]

The game has now changed

With the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the Trumpster has made it clear he has much to hide. I suspect the testimony of Sally Yates yesterday has shaken the president and made him realize that his position as president is precarious. Like Richard Nixon, DJT thinks he […]