Normal? The Ricki Lake Show


                   For eleven years we waited for the door bell.  The door bell was an indication someone was about the get busted.   The Ricki Lake Show came on during the early nineties when talk shows were in vogue.  Everyone wanting to be the next Donahue or Oprah.Continue reading “Normal? The Ricki Lake Show”

The psychological reasons people are panic hoarding toilet paper amid the coronavirus pandemic


The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper . It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single roll. The new coronavirus is inspiring panic buying  of a variety of household products such as toilet paper in cities across the U.S. and world. While it makes sense toContinue reading “The psychological reasons people are panic hoarding toilet paper amid the coronavirus pandemic”

How Humans Sank New Orleans


Engineering put the Crescent City below sea level. Now, its future is at risk. Downtown New Orleans and the Mississippi River, with the French Quarter in the foreground and the West Bank in the distance. Lorenzo Serafini Boni / Emily Jan / The Atlantic.   By: Richard Campanella/The Atlantic Below sea level. It’s a universallyContinue reading “How Humans Sank New Orleans”

CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey


      I’m not an alarmist by nature. You won’t find me screaming “the world is coming to the end” on I street , or fighting over a twelve pack of Ultra Charmin Toilet Paper at the Alhambra Safeway. I’ve survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Y2K, Sars, Swine Flu , The Ebola Virus andContinue reading “CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey”

Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus


Last Friday, at a rally South Carolina  President Trump accused the Democrats of politicizing the CoronaVirus.  Later in the day, Donald Trump Jr., told Fox News that Democrats “seemingly hope that it comes here, and kills millions of people so that they could end Donald Trump’s streak of winning.” Neither Trump was specific, to whichContinue reading “Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus”

In America’s Richest Town, $500k a Year Is Now Below Average


  By: Shelly Hagan, Wei Lu and Sophie Alexander\Bloomberg.com You could easily drive through this leafy Silicon Valley suburb without realizing you were in America’s richest neighborhood. From the road, it’s all high brick walls and opaque gates. It takes Google Maps to get a glimpse of what lies behind. Satellite images of Atherton, CaliforniaContinue reading “In America’s Richest Town, $500k a Year Is Now Below Average”

It’s good to be Jeff Sessions: The Senate Impeachment hearing


  Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III believed in Donald John Trump.He was fiercely loyal to the Reality Show Star, Developer.  For more than ten years he served as the Senator of the Great State of Alabama.  PRESIDENT TRUMP nominated Sessions for the position of US Attorney General. During the Confirmation hearings, Sessions was asked under oathContinue reading “It’s good to be Jeff Sessions: The Senate Impeachment hearing”

Why Europe hates Trump more than Iran


The dubious justification for that ill-fated foray is just one reason Europeans aren’t lining up to back the US this time, even with rhetoric. The main reason is simple distrust of Trump | Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images   By:Matthew Karnitching/Politico    BERLIN — Reckless, illegal, unhinged. When it comes to finding adjectives to describeContinue reading “Why Europe hates Trump more than Iran”

American Jews Are Terrified


A deadly shooting at a kosher grocery store in New Jersey is the latest manifestation of anti-Semitic violence that doesn’t fit in a neat, ideological box By Emma Green/The Atlantic Jews have once again been murdered, and their children will have to live with the knowledge of that violence. This is the thought that hasContinue reading “American Jews Are Terrified”

Hopeless Helpless: Impeaching the President


At one point in my life. Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, ,George H Bush, Bill Clinton and George W Bush and Barrack Obama were my all Presidents. A Look Back I remember listening to the Watergate hearings in school.   I remember when Manson member, Squeaky Fromme tried to take out President FordContinue reading “Hopeless Helpless: Impeaching the President”