Essays

128th St

128th St

A walk down a street in Seattle reveals more about the City than the average tour guide will show.

4th and Long

4th and Long

Some thoughts on and for the coaching staff of the DNC as they confront the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Insanity

Insanity

The thing about insanity is that, despite believing in its existence, each of us is certain we don't have it. While it might be difficult to determine what, exactly, is the insane, most of us are fairly certain that whatever it is — it's not who we are or what...

A Day of Reckoning Coming

A Day of Reckoning Coming

[This is a multi-part essay that begins with a pleasant and rolling introduction (definitely worth reading).  That's followed by a lengthy skewering of arguments in favor of Joe Biden's presidential campaign. And ends with a brief and far more...

Speaks for lots and lots

Speaks for lots and lots

“Lamar speaks for lots and lots of us.” — Ben Sasse, US Senator from Nebraska The Lamar in the above statement is Lamar Alexander, Senator from Tennessee. Known to Senate fanboys as Mitch McConnell’s “best friend” in the Senate, Alexander is also recognizable for his...