Tag Archives: Stephen King

On the 23rd day with no Melania, I can’t help but be reminded of the troubling story of Martha Mitchell’s forced imprisonment at the hands of the Nixon administration

Melania Trump has not been seen in public since May 10. The White House said on 14th that she’d undergone surgery for a “benign” kidney issue, but, according to doctors who have been interviewed in the press, the kind of procedure she’s said to have had wouldn’t have required such a lengthy recovery period. So, […]

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Trump melts down on Twitter, arguing the Mueller investigation should stop because of the murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

This morning, in case you missed it, our President completely melted down on Twitter, where, among other things, he suggested that, if we really wanted to strike a blow against Russia, we’d immediately drop the investigation into their 2016 election meddling. And instead of picking up my phone and calling the office of an elected […]

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I just finished my first novel in well over a year, and I’m taking the night off

It took me about over a year, but I finally finished Stephen King’s 849-page Kennedy assassination time travel thriller 11/22/63, and, to mark the occasion, I’m taking the night off to binge watch the eight-part adaptation on Hulu. For what it’s worth, I’m not adverse to reading. In fact, I read a lot. I’m a […]

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On anti-Chinese racism, Emperor Norton, my political ambitions, and lots of other stuff in between

A few days ago, an irate reader of this site left a comment, vowing that, if I should ever decide to run for Mayor of Ypsilanti, he would make it his mission to stop me. He was apparently compelled to make this solemn oath, you see, because, in coming out against anti-Chinese racism a few […]

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