Congressman Nunes is a Historic Figure

Our Congressman, Devin Nunes, deserves an apology. He has been under unjustified and continuous assault by the major news media since January, 2018, when he released his 4 page letter detailing failures and bias inside the leadership of the FBI as they investigated possible Russian interference in our 2016 Presidential election. He was then Chairman […]

Floored

Hindsight, famously, is 20-20; the future, a vision for 2020, say, is by nature hazy. All I know at this juncture is that I’m the only person in the family to have fallen both up the top step of the stairs and down the bottom one. Face plant, about four in the afternoon, onto the […]

So Here We Are

The current naked emperor (Where, oh where, Devin Nunes, are the nude photos I’ve so long been juicily anticipating?) throws the term “Never Trumper” about as if that’s some type of pejorative. Nothing could be further from the truth–or more ridiculous. Remember the bumper sticker that read “NObama?” All those types were clearly “Never Obamans.” […]

An Open Letter to the Board of Trustees Of the Visalia Unified School District

The effectiveness and organizational heath of the VUSD is essential to the health and vitality of the greater Visalia community. All students benefit when they are educated in a school district in which the board, employee team, and community at large are unified in purpose, priorities, and direction. The authority and responsibility for appointment of […]

Opening Statement of Lieutenant Colonel Alexander S. Vindman

Before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the House Committee on Oversight and Reform October 29, 2019 Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member, thank you for the opportunity to address the Committees concerning the activities relating to Ukraine and my role in the events under investigation. Background I […]

Starfish

My genius father invented this game when he was barely 30 years old. I know you’ve never heard of it–how could you have, unless I’ve mentioned it before and have forgotten about that?–but, for myself and my two siblings, it was epic. Picture the scene: You’re a young dentist with a thriving practice–not to mention […]