The Older I Get, the More I Dislike People (or: Why is Everyone an Idiot?)

I’ve noticed something about myself in recent years: Instead of mellowing with age, I’m becoming increasingly intolerant of people.  And I think it’s because too many of my fellow Americans are increasingly becoming mindless sheep. I don’t assume they’re uneducated; given the ease with which just about anyone can attend college these days, I assume …

Some Syrup With Those Waffles, Mr. Trump?

So, now, China isn’t a currency manipulator. And NATO is good, not obsolete. And Steve Bannon is obsolete, not good. Same with Putin – not good, anymore … though not, yet, obsolete. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is no longer obsolete either, and that’s good, according to our new president, because “I do like a low-interest …