Strange Type of Delusion

There are many types of delusion in today’s modern culture of the U.S. It would seem based on technology and rapid cultural shifts that for some people reality seems hard to hold on to – but there are some truths which can’t be shifted. One major truth is you can’t change people – everybody with…


Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! It’s a beautiful day in the DC metro area. And it’s a great time to remember those who have served and lost their lives. It’s a great day for picnics, house work, tv binges, beaches and fun. But it means nothing without the memory of those who served. And it’s the unofficial…


Saturday Surprise

Heh, it’s Saturday, let’s summarize this week. So the Senate has been debating about legislation related to the NSA all week. It’s been interesting to watch.   Hillary Clinton Ooops, turns out Hillary exchanged classified emails about Benghazi through her personal email account. The plot thickens. Click here. Of course she didn’t want anyone to…


Honor Flight

On Armed Forces Day in May 2015, several Honor Flight veteran groups visited the World War II memorial in Washington, DC where they were greeted by Honor Flight volunteers and active military lined up outside of it. Honor Flight is federal non profit 501 (c ) 3 dedicated to helping veterans travel by air plane…


All Things Considered

All things considered, that resolution has nothing to do with county business! Walter Tejada introduced a piece of legislation this week to condemn the Washington Redskins for the use of the name “redskins.” Libby Garvey and John Vihstadt abstained wisely from voting on the resolution because it’s a non county issue.The other members voted in…


So That DC Metro

There was a fire on the metro today. Click Here. That’s two fires in two weeks on the DC metro. And now someone actually made a website to make fun of the problems with the DC metro being on fire way too often. It would be overly obvious to say that riding on the DC…


If DC Were Like Ally McBeal

People have a hard time describing DC culture and more specifically the oddity of being in politics in DC and then even more so, try being someone with a blog in DC. Often times the area is compared to something cool, hip, new, exciting and dangerous like “Game of Thrones.” Yeah you can spin it…


Friday Friday

This week in the Washington, DC area has had two wonderful Spring days, Wednesday and today. While DC usually has wonderful Spring weather for a few months, this year we’ve gone into a Summer mode from a Winter mode very fast. If you can get out today and enjoy it, you should it seems to…


LOL, Anyone Can Do That –

Last month The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece called “The Alinsky Way of Governing.” Click Here. What the article essentially summarized is that the Alinsky rules created for giving power to those without power were and are now being used by those in power. And it is a rather hilarious but also a…


David Brooks, If You Missed It

Culture Post! On Thursday night, David Brooks (New York Times Columnist, Professor at Yale, regular guest on PBS Newshour and NPR’s All Things Considered) came to town to talk about his thoughts on what helped someone develop a good moral character as opposed to a good resume. It’s a cheeky thing to do since DC…