Chuck Schumer is shocked, I tell you. SHOCKED.

There’s a scene in the classic film “Casablanca” where Captain Louis Renault abruptly ends the festivities at Rick’s Café (at the urging of a Nazi commander), blowing his whistle and shouting that “everybody is to leave here immediately! This café is closed until further notice!” Renault continues (to the obviously incensed Rick who wants to…

Biden 2020: #MAMA

  “So, what—are his hats gonna say MAMA?” my husband quipped between sips of coffee, corralling children and getting ready for work. I had been sharing something I read about everyone’s favorite gaffe-prone  septuagenarian—who also happens to be the Democrat primary front-runner in the 2020 effort to unseat President Donald Trump. Joe Biden—good ol’ “inappropriate…

The Irony of the Shutdown Outrage

If You Disagree with President Trump and Yet You’re Mad About the Effects of the Shutdown, You’re A Hypocrite. My family and I traveled a grand total of 6,086 air miles roundtrip to see relatives abroad for the holidays. We stood through four airport security checkpoints (that’s a whole ‘nother story), and picked up more…

ENOUGH: A Few Thoughts on Family Separation

You know those times when you and your siblings would be squabbling despite your mom’s repeated calls to knock it off—and finally she’d yell “ENOUGHHHHHHHH” so loud all your heads would jerk to attention? Yeah, would love to be able to do that now, but on a much larger scale. Seriously, ENOUGH. I don’t often…