Congressional Psychoses

Those of us in the general public often think of our representatives in Congress as being somewhat deranged.  Never has that been more true than it is at present. Little more than a decade ago Charles Krauthammer, a medically certified psychiatrist and much honored television commentator, used the phrase “Bush derangement syndrome” to what he […]

The Impasse

The President and the Democratic Party leaders in Congress have dug in their heels.  Neither side wishes to give an inch in the fight over funding for a border wall. How is the impasse to be resolved?  Is some sort of compromise possible? The Democrats obviously hope that pressures created by the extended partial government […]


During long automobile trips our family sometimes sang songs to pass the time.  Often they were silly, repetitive ballads that seemed to go on forever.  One such song went like this: Thirteen men in a boarding house bed. Roll over, roll over. They all rolled over when anyone said, Roll over, roll over.   One […]