WITH APOLOGIES TO JONATHAN SWIFT --
Dear President Elect Trump:
I understand that you're having problems lately. Hollywood doesn't like you, and neither does the CIA. You're having troubles understanding how the US government works, and some of your policies already look like they won't float. Cheer up! I was awake all…Continue
Mind you, I am not a football fan under any circumstances, but everyone in my family roots passionately for the Oregon Ducks -- and there I am. As little as I appreciate football though, I have to admit that I have learned a lot about politics from watching Duck games. The fine art of political strategy is equivalent to a coach larding in trick plays at unexpected times. But as far as the title of this blog goes, I want to talk about kickoff returns.
You can tell a lot about how a…Continue
Jeezus! I hate crossing into the US border from Mexico. I've done it hundreds of times, and for everyone it's an extended exercise in humiliation. Millions of people go through this nightare every day from San Diego to Boca Chica, Texas. And I've always said: When I die and go to hell -- I will be stuck for all eternity 300 yards from the US border on that extra hot day in Tijuana in August with no air conditioner…Continue