American social policy creates Opioid Crisis. Senators blame Mexico for meeting demand.

I was just watching Senators questioning the heads of U.S. Intelligence agencies on worldwide threats, and had to turn off my television in disgust. Why? Because the joint intelligence report identified deaths from opioid addiction and suicide  as first and second respectively on the list of causes of death in the United States. In response, … Continue reading American social policy creates Opioid Crisis. Senators blame Mexico for meeting demand.

Trumpism and Two Canadians

My wife and I have lived in Puerto Penasco, Mexico for the past three months. Like many tourist destinations in Mexican coastal areas, it evolved from being a small fishing village into its current incarnation as a collection of massive condo developments and 'planned communities' sprawled along miles of sandy beaches. It boasts three excellent golf … Continue reading Trumpism and Two Canadians

Forget Russia. The Real Enemy is Within.

Every time I boot up my computer in the morning, I find myself going to fivethirtyeight.com and clicking on the link to Donald Trump's approval rating. I feel compelled to do so because somewhere, deep inside, I'm still hopeful that the poll will show some indication that the American public has finally reached the breaking … Continue reading Forget Russia. The Real Enemy is Within.