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To Ryan Lochte

An Open Letter to U.S. Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte: Lesson(s) Learned?

By Ken K. Gourdin

Dear Mr. Lochte:

As a threshold matter, let’s discuss what you were trying to cover up before being detained for lying to the police while celebrating your Olympic success in Rio. 803 more words

Deescalation Techniques

In terms of cravings, I’ve found it’s actually much harder to give up sugar and soda than to stop using drugs. This includes heroin, crack, meth, alcohol, cigarettes–everything. 826 more words


Patrick Swayze on a Pottery Wheel!

According to our resident Delphic barnacle, Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has come “out of nowhere.”

Let’s talk about that. 334 more words

Politic Rantings

Walking around in Mexico

Yesterday afternoon, which was a Saturday, Fred and Pinky and I went out to run a few errands. Going out on the weekend in San Miguel de Allende is like going to a carnival. 560 more words


Finding Moments of Republican Grace Amid the Ugly Bluster of DonaldĀ Trump

(Image by Michael Vadon)

I share this, because this election cycle offers two challenges: 1) Getting Bernie into the White House, and 2) keeping Donald Trump out of it. 83 more words

Politic Rantings

Why are we Ugly Americans?

I think we have this stereotype because well, we live in an isolated world. I’m so serious. I hardly ever know what is going on around the world. 549 more words