Archive / May, 2017

THE KILLING OF DONALD TRUMP

America’s elite class will never understand . . .

‘If you want to tell people the truth make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.’

George Bernard Shaw

By Ladson F. Mills III

There is no need to offer advice. As the saying goes the wise don’t need it and the unwise won’t heed it. But if anyone from the White House happens to be reading here’s a thought. Perhaps a more playful attitude toward your antagonist is timely. You are confronted by the humorless and the humorless are deadly.

There was a time when there was admiration for those who took their jobs but not themselves seriously.… Read More

A VISIT TO MR. HOOVER’S GHOST

The Nattering Nabobs Still Busy

By Harry M. Covert

The current bumptiousness ongoing among the nation’s elite – the know-it-all’s – is something to behold and brings more cause to be concerned about the country’s health.

Relax, friends. No matter what the “nattering nabobs” of today are blathering, there’s no constitutional crisis or Tuesday night massacre.

Stirring the political pot continues and likely will. The late great speechwriter and newspaper columnist William Safire is remembered for that wonderful “nattering” quote.

Actually to put everything in perspective today, the big issue is simple. Will the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles reach baseball’s World Series at the same time?… Read More

Stephen Colbert’s Self-Delusional Reality

Shattered Dreams of Back Row Americans

‘Fame is vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures.’
— Horace Greeley

By Ladson F. Mills III

Donald Trump has succeeded where many others before him have failed. His election exposed what does not lie beneath the surface of the majority of America’s celebrity class. Their continued adolescent tantrums might be considered humorous if it were no so tiresome.

It has been observed that the current political unrest is not dissimilar to those of the sixties. This may be true, but the music back then was ever so much better.… Read More