Entries by Cheryl Rofer

The Military Stand Up For Their Principles

It’s been remarkable how the generals have continued to stand up for equality and respect under the torrent of bigotry pouring from Trump’s mouth. Here’s one more, the Superintendent of the Air Force Academy. Watch the whole thing. This guy really means what he says. And open thread. "If you can't treat someone with dignity […]

Late Night Open Thread

Huh. Looks like nobody else is around and it’s about time for an open thread. Here’s one of the things I’m working on. Veljo Tormis is not well known in the United States, although I’ve seen his music in a few more concerts recently. He collected folk songs of Estonia and other Finnic peoples around […]

Paul Manafort In Tonight’s Russiagate News

CNN says that Paul Manafort was wiretapped through the past couple of years under suspicion for his ties to Russia. The warrants for the wiretaps were obtained through the secret FISA court. One seems to have started in 2014 and ended last year, under concerns about  work done by a group of Washington consulting firms for […]