Category Archives: Politics

Did you support Trump but now want to abjure him?

We are hardly the only family struggling with that Trump Voter relative. And we’re hardly the only family who continues to ask that fatal question, “Why on earth would anyone vote for Trump?” Indeed, I spent much of the four … Continue reading

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Did I ever tell you about the time Facebook censured me?

No? Well… My relationship with Facebook has always been amiable and simple. I use it primarily to see photos and videos of my brand new great-nephew, Jack, in his very jazzy onesies with matching caps. And then I go on … Continue reading

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Today’s great sentence, from Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is about the only person who can get me to understand macro-economics. If that’s what it’s called nowadays. You know, gigantic-scale things involving gigantic amounts of money. Today he takes on the new Biden tax proposal and a … Continue reading

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