Trump is more Beckett than Sartre

David A. Graham’s latest in The Atlantic, “There’s No Way Out”, is subtitled, “Trump’s presidency may be a dysfunctional disaster, but there’s no apparent way to end it.”. In the piece, Graham offers a survey of observations and incidents on his way to building the case that we have no exit from Trump and his…

Enough with Goldwater Rule, we have a duty to warn

For more than a year, many United States citizens have been expressing unease when it comes to talking about whether our country’s president has a personality disorder or is behaving in a way that isn’t healthy and should get attention from people who can alter it. However, regardless of whether someone has a state-issued mental…

Invitation to Ohio State Rep. Niraj Antani

On Wednesday, January 3rd, the Dayton Daily News reported that Ohio State Representative Niraj Antani (R-26, Miamisburg) is “pushing a bill [HB 457] that would require people on parole or probation who test positive for illegal opioids [to] be jailed or sent to a 30-day residential drug treatment program”. The article also indicates it would…

Is it too late to run for office in 2018?

You’re seething. You cannot believe, again, what is coming from the Twitter handle of the person the electoral college placed in the White House. Tonight, he’s saying his button’s bigger than Kim Jong Un’s button, and that Monday, he’s going to give out his own “THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA awards” (uppercase in the…