Where are the Democrats?

Where are the Democrats?

WHERE ARE THE DEMOCRATS Number 3 in a Series (see July 15 & 17, 2017) Expect a wave.  Look at Virginia, look at Texas.  The generic polls are incredible.  Mid-terms for the “out” party are always good.  The Democrats are going to take the House—if not...
Urban Gardening, Community, and Marijuana

Urban Gardening, Community, and Marijuana

Urban Gardening, Community, and Marijuana As a City Councilman, Mayor, and Congressman, I have always promoted urban or community gardening. Not only is it beneficial for the health and cost-conscious, it promotes community engagement and awareness.  It transforms...
A Million Child March???!!!

A Million Child March???!!!

A Million Child March???!!! If you’ve been watching the incredibly moving coverage of the massacre in Parkland, Florida, you probably have been struck—as I have—with the remarkable articulateness and passion of the affected high school students—and their deep...
C’mon, Mike, Just Turn Around!

C’mon, Mike, Just Turn Around!

C’mon, Mike, Just Turn Around! There he was, our Vice President, sitting right in front of the sister of the North Korean dictator, at the Olympic opening ceremonies. A simple turn of the head, a simple smile, maybe even a simple handshake might have changed the...
Support the Parade… if, if, if

Support the Parade… if, if, if

Support the Parade… if, if, if Once again, the President comes up with a proposal that leaves everyone with jaws completely dropped: a military parade (a la Kim Jong Un).  As one Republican Senator sagely said: confidence is silent; insecurity is loud. But...
Shut it Down!

Shut it Down!

Shut it Down! Congressional Democrats—including myself—have always opposed shutting down the government.  Too many people—Social Security and Veteran benefits recipients, National Park visitors, etc. etc.—depend on well-functioning government functions.  But is this...
Bob Filner, author of Trumping Trump

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