Old People Should be banned from Facebook


I have a theory, Facebook decimated the country with people over 40 going on Facebook.   When Facebook was just being used by College Students it was fun, cool.   It was old people is how we got Trump.  With them sitting on Facebook all day, spreading fake news, saying Muslims are trying to take over theContinue reading “Old People Should be banned from Facebook”

Go ask Ma and Pa Canington they know the way


  Sometime in the 70’s or 80’s someone said “If you don’t use it you lose it”   With the advent of digital and cell phones.  Few of us can memorize phone numbers.  If someone said to me, gimmie your oldest child’s telephone number or ill kill you . That would be the day I wouldContinue reading “Go ask Ma and Pa Canington they know the way”

Millennials take on Trump in the midterms


  Younger candidates are flooding Democratic congressional primaries — and winning. By: Elena Schneider/Politico DALLAS — When Colin Allred, a 35-year-old former NFL linebacker-turned-congressional candidate, addressed two dozen student volunteers at a rooftop restaurant last week, he promised them that he knows millennials are more than avocado toast-eating social media obsessives. “People think millennials justContinue reading “Millennials take on Trump in the midterms”

Just another Refugee from San Francisco


I saw a familiar head in line at the BelAir Market on West El Camino.  We used to call him Peanut head back in the day.   I hadn’t seen Peanut head in more than ten years.  We lost contact after my family moved to Sacramento in the nineties.   There he was, in living color, inContinue reading “Just another Refugee from San Francisco”

Beyond the Primary: The Death of the GOP


  An an Independent, I’m very concerned for the future of the Republican Party.  In short time pillars of the GOP has been dismantled .  Much of the damage can be attributed  to President Trump’s ineptitude. However much of it lies at the feet of elected Senators and members of the house, who have chosenContinue reading “Beyond the Primary: The Death of the GOP”

When the sky starts to fall I’ll reach for my Umbrella


  Hillary Clinton lost, despite having nearly 3 million more votes she lost. Like a lot of Americans I was in shock. I turned off the news and limited my time on Social Media.  In addition to the fake news, the news coming from my  friends depressed me.  It was Bad Trump twenty four seven.Continue reading “When the sky starts to fall I’ll reach for my Umbrella”

Love Hate and Hillary


Its August and the head shaking isn’t over. Week after week  just when you think Donald Trump has peaked, he tops himself again.  Coasting in the shadows is his primary opponent Hillary Clinton. Unlike Trump she seems to avoid the press, avoiding questions. I’m a fan of Hillary Rodham, I’m attracted to her drive andContinue reading “Love Hate and Hillary”

Heartbroken in Philadelphia


He was someone who spoke to them , directly to them not at them.  Politicians typically direct their message to the tried and true,the middle aged and older voters who regularly participate in the process Young voters aren’t solid voters. They rarely come out in large numbers . They can’t relate to preserving social security,Continue reading “Heartbroken in Philadelphia”

Why Millennials Still Move to Cities


Technology has failed to make the world flat after all. Every ounce of logic says technology should have whipped geography by now—flattening the world, in Thomas Friedman’s lexicon, by allowing people to live anywhere and still engage in the global economy. If technology was living up to its promise, more and more people should beContinue reading “Why Millennials Still Move to Cities”