“The Resistance” is a music video essay that I made in 2017 soon after Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the United States and the world erupted in protests.

I have to admit that the presidential election in November of 2016 left me in a state of shock and grief, after all, many of us were unexpectedly robbed of our first woman president, Hillary Rodham Clinton. …


We all have had thoughts about death; if not our own, then about the death of others. And I think once we brush off the fears, we are left with curiosity. What will it be like when our time comes? Do we just fade to black? Is there something more after this life?

The answers to those questions are usually shaped by our religion, spirituality, or lack thereof; and by our experiences and education, however limited or expansive they might be. But whatever we think happens after death, will only be a guess, until the day we die. …


Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, a dedicated public servant and one of the most effective House Speakers we have ever had, no doubt believes that she is doing the smart thing by not beginning impeachment proceedings. After all, she does not want to rally and mobilize Donald Trump’s base and get him re-elected in 2020, and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell has stated that he will quash the impeachment by refusing to hold an impeachment trial. So she may think that no impeachment is the smart political move, but is it really? Won’t voters who came out en masse in…


We are not alone. Whether we are Independents, Democrats, Libertarians, Republicans, liberal, progressive, or conservative, we are not alone in our shock and disgust at the grift, the corruption, and the complete and total disregard for truth, decency, and the rule of law showcased by Donald Trump and his administration every day.

There is hope. The Democrats, although carrying the burden in Congress right now, are not alone. …


Robert Mueller, former Special Counsel appointed two years ago to investigate Russian interference in our 2016 presidential election, spoke yesterday. He announced that the investigation was complete; he was resigning; and he thanked all the men and women who worked on the investigation.

And, oh, by the way, there were a few things he wanted all Americans to take away from his 448-page report. Specifically, he highlighted these three:

  1. The Russians did interfere in our 2016 presidential election to help Donald Trump get elected. …

The Senate will vote later today, October 6th, at 2PM Pacific/5PM ET, on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States. It is not too late. The Senators have not voted yet. You can still make a difference. Your voice matters. If you are concerned about this judge, if you think that we deserve better, then please call your Senators and ask them to vote “NO” today. Call the Capitol switchboard: 202–224–3121.

NOTE: If you missed Dr. Blasey Ford’s testimony and the unhinged performance by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, then I urge you to read my previous…


THE ACCUSER

The alarm was set for 6 a.m. and coffee was brewing. In about an hour, Dr. Blasey Ford would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations that Brett Kavanaugh, Mr. Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee, sexually assaulted her when she was 15 and he was 17, in the summer of 1982.

Dr. Blasey Ford entered the Senate committee room and sat down. She was unassuming and normal. She was instantly likeable, polite, and collegial. She put on no airs. She began to read her opening statement. Her voice cracked. She was nervous. I was riveted. At times, I…


Last night on Twitter, via the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport, a crescendo of voices grew as thousands of people, from here and around the world, shared why they never reported being sexually assaulted. (I never did.) Although Mr. Trump was the catalyst, the show of support is for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who will bravely testify next Thursday, September 27, 2018, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Survivors will be with her in spirit.

By now you have probably heard that Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the Senate held a contentious nomination hearing over the course of…


The New York Times Opinion piece just published today, “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” is written by an anonymous top Trump Administration official, whose identity is known only to the New York Times. The writer fears reprisals, including losing their job.

In short, this senior Administration official tells us that the people who work for Mr. …


We are divided as a country and within our own families.

Trump or Hillary?
Left or right?
Right or wrong.

This is not unique in our history. The 1760s, 1860s, and 1960s — the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and the Vietnam War — divided our country and families in deep gouging ways that forever changed us.

But why do we find ourselves once again in divisive times…over an election?

How did we get here? What do we know? How are we dealing with it? How do we get out?

DIVIDED STATE OF AMERICA

The campaigns and election battle of 2016, between Donald Trump…

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