If You Can, Vote In Person In November. It’s Important

Don’t Give Donald Trump Any Reason Play Games With The Election Results; He Will The global COVID-19 pandemic has upended our everyday lives, kept us staying at or close to home and avoiding public places as much as we can. It also hit right smack in the middle of the biggest campaign season; primary electionsContinue reading “If You Can, Vote In Person In November. It’s Important”

How Did The 1918 Pandemic End? I’m Not Sure You Want To Know

Short Of A Vaccine Or Drugs, The Pandemic Ends Only After Mass Illness and Death, Or Dumb Luck Those who don’t remember history are doomed to repeat it. We hear that tired idiom often, and we heard it again at the start of the pandemic when comparisons were made to the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic,Continue reading “How Did The 1918 Pandemic End? I’m Not Sure You Want To Know”

Stop What You’re Doing And Respond To The Census. Do It Now!

Have you filled out the 2020 Census yet? Why not? That’s no excuse, fill it out. As of July 27, only 54 percent of New Yorkers have filled out the Census form. Staten Island has the highest response rate so far at 58.9 percent, Brooklyn has the lowest at 51.2 percent. Queens so far hasContinue reading “Stop What You’re Doing And Respond To The Census. Do It Now!”

How New York City’s Left Found Their Footing And Started Winning

What Started As Disorganized Movement Of White Transplants Is Now A Growing Socialist Machine Few people have been a bigger critic of the “left” than me. For over a decade, I dismissed the leftist movement, specifically in New York City, as a ragtag band of unfocused dreamers who throw around words like “socialism” and “revolution,”Continue reading “How New York City’s Left Found Their Footing And Started Winning”

Election Update: July 27, 2020

14 Weeks Out, Florida and Arizona Show A Blue Tint Two states have moved toward Biden since last week, now pushing him up over 300 Electoral Votes. Teagan’s map has moved Florida and Arizona to Lean Biden. Florida’s movement is largely on the prediction of Cook Political Report, who believes Florida’s COVID-19 epidemic, and theContinue reading “Election Update: July 27, 2020”

Yoho’s Apology Is The Right Wing Version Of ‘Sorry, Not Sorry’

Florida Man Is Only Really Sorry We Heard Him. I watched Rep. Ted Yoho’s (R-Fla.) so-called “apology” for calling Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez…eh…I won’t repeat it here, but it rhymes with “ducking mitch.” It wasn’t much of an apology, but a justification for doing what he did. He appeared contrived and not at all magnanimous. ItContinue reading “Yoho’s Apology Is The Right Wing Version Of ‘Sorry, Not Sorry’”

How Much Damage Can This Man Do In Six Months?

Donald Trump Is Embattled, Weak And Losing, And That’s A Very Dangerous Situation A few months after Donald Trump took office as president, I started a new career in real estate. Starting out, I had the opportunity to meet a New York City real estate big wig and we got to talking about Trump, whomContinue reading “How Much Damage Can This Man Do In Six Months?”

Isolation: One Big Thing We CAN Do To Stop COVID19, But Aren’t

New York Has Natural Ways To Quarantine The Sick, We’ve Used Them Before, Why Aren’t We Using Them Now? New York City has been down to under 500 new cases a day since the middle of June, and though that success seems shaky the last week or so as cases rise elsewhere in the country,Continue reading “Isolation: One Big Thing We CAN Do To Stop COVID19, But Aren’t”

The Offensive Joke Wasn’t Funny in 1989, And It Isn’t Funny Now

‘Cancel Culture’ and ‘Political Correctness’ Battles Are About Protecting Privilege And Superiority Who is the bigger snowflake? The people who nicely suggested to Trader Joe’s that its branding of cultural items pushes racist stereotypes and maybe they should think about changing it – or the white people who never even thought about the subject untilContinue reading “The Offensive Joke Wasn’t Funny in 1989, And It Isn’t Funny Now”

Election Update: July 20, 2020

15 Weeks Until The 2020 Presidential Election. Biden Up Big With the presidential election only 15 weeks away from tomorrow, I’m going to take the time on my blog every Monday do what I’ve been doing every four years since 2000 – predict elections and give some analysis of what is going on. Below isContinue reading “Election Update: July 20, 2020”