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December 7, 1941. September 11, 2001. January 6, 2021.

  The Insurrection of January 6 On January 6, 2021, an event occurred in the nation’s capital that — forgive the well-worn cliché — will go down in infamy. I won’t write a treatise about it here because multiple books… Continue Reading →

Mr. President, Even Pat Robertson Says, “It’s all Over”

  I was moved this week to reprise a bit from Dana Carvey’s 1995 stand-up comedy special, Critics’ Choice, in which he roasted the popular false conspiracy theory of the day: that the iconic National Football League veteran O.J. Simpson… Continue Reading →

This Christmas I Ask: When Did My Christian Friend Become OK With Needless Death?

  When Did My Christian Friend Start Hanging out Online With Sociopaths? When did my sweet, compassionate evangelical Christian friend become a conspiracy-theory-believing, white-supremacy-sympathizing, pandemic-denying mask opponent, callously willing to allow thousands of post-born Americans to die needlessly because she… Continue Reading →

Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

  (I Know) I’m Losing You The bitter truth: “Today was a before-and-after moment in the life of the nation. One hundred [twenty-]six members of Congress broke faith with American democracy today. They did something the fascists, the Nazis, the… Continue Reading →

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