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HL 7 – What Some Wish For

HL 7 – What Some Wish For

This post has real nourishment for most Americans – Democrats, real Republicans and the increasing number of Americans who believe that big outcomes are shaped by massive right wing, left wing or Russian conspiracies.  There’s a good chance that Donald Trump will be...

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HL 5 – Put Your Tax Break Where Your Conscience Is!

HL 5 – Put Your Tax Break Where Your Conscience Is!

As already seen, many of President Elect Trump’s campaign promises are gone with the wind, and happily so.  But the one most likely, almost certainly, to happen is his promise to give you a tax cut.  Not of the magnitude promised, since even when optimistically...

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HL 4 – Give Thanks for State and Local Government

HL 4 – Give Thanks for State and Local Government

As your hopelessly liberal and optimistic blogger last posted, great assistance in surviving the next four years will come from the permanent federal work force.  They number roughly 2.9 million and can be counted on to competently deliver the core of many good...

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HL 3 – Take Some Comfort from our Permanent Government

HL 3 – Take Some Comfort from our Permanent Government

Now, as during previous national crises, people seek comfort in a variety of ways, including speculation about positive things that might result from what is otherwise perceived as a disaster. Some are pondering certain of Trump’s rumored appointees, that while not...

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HL 2 – The Electrical Collage

HL 2 – The Electrical Collage

Like many liberals I have great, if not boundless, faith in our constitution.  There’s been a copy in my briefcase for 45 years.  It’s on my smartphone and tablet home screens, frequently consulted and read in its entirety many times, including several during my...

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Books

Priceless Cover

Priceless: The Case that Brought Down the Visa/ MasterCard Bank Cartel

Journal of Plague Year cover

Journal of the Plague Year: An Insider’s Chronicle of Eliot Spitzer’s Short and Tragic Reign