Tell Me True

I have written in previous posts about how very difficult it is to get accurate and believable information.  Depending on the writer’s point of view, news accounts of the very same event can be 180 degrees apart.  This is especially true of reporting on the hot button issues of the day. A man for whom […]

The Impeachment Process: A Primer

President Trump screams that the present impeachment process is unconstitutional.  The President’s enemies, along with respected commentators such as Chis Wallace, say the Presidents claims are balderdash. Why does the President continue to make the claim?  What is the truth? Per the Constitution, the House of Representatives has the sole power to impeach the President, […]

Impeach Him!

Today I was with a group of men discussing various subjects of interest.  It is a mixed group, intelligent and fairly well-informed, and I usually enjoy the interchange, Today, it frightened me. One topic that came up for discussion was the possible impeachment of President Trump.  It seemed obvious that many of the men, perhaps […]

Whom the Gods Would Destroy

In 1875 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow penned the words, “Whom the Gods would destroy they first make mad.”  An earlier version of this thought appeared in Sophocles play Antigone. As the classical Greek dramatist phrased it, “Evil appears as good in the minds of those whom God leads to destruction.” Either phrase could aptly be applied […]