Category Archives: Mark’s Life

I don’t want to have empathy for Melania Trump, but I can’t help it

Whenever I find myself starting to feel any empathy for Melania Trump, I look up the 2011 interview in which Joy Behar asks her what she makes of her husband’s racist smear campaign against President Obama. Watching her make the conscious decision, when given an opportunity to distance herself from her husband on the subject […]

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The Sunshine Boys

I think the stressful, last-minute scramble to D.C. is finally catching up to me. I’m home in bed with yet another cold. I’m tempted to just lay here, reading Trump-related news all day, in between coughing fits. As I think doing so would be bad for my mental health, though, I’ve decided to rent The […]

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“The only way to stop a bad guy with a nerve agent is a good guy with a nerve agent.”

The only way to stop a bad guy with a nerve agent is a good guy with a nerve agent. — Alan Traxler (@traxattack) March 29, 2018 [Occasionally people get my sense of humor. I now have documentation.]

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On the road with my 13 yer old daughter… marching for stricter gun laws in DC, learning about the holocaust, and getting to know one another as adults

In an attempt to further radicalize my 13 year old daughter, I whisked her away on a last-minute road trip to D.C. Friday afternoon so that we could attend the big March for Our Lives demonstration. Having spent much of the past few days behind the wheel, I’m pretty exhausted at the moment, but I […]

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Four things you need to know today

1. Attorney General Jeff Session just fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, one of the three senior FBI officials who can corroborate Jim Comey’s allegation that Trump asked him to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn. [The other two men, Jim Rybicki, Comey’s chief of staff, and James Baker, the FBI’s general counsel, had […]

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