El Borak is an historian by training, an IT Director by vocation, and a writer when the mood strikes him. He lives in rural Kansas with his wife of thirty years, where he works to fix the little things.
Over the years my tomato patch has produced respectable results. But one of the problems I consistently encountered was called Blossom End Rot. It happened first some ten years ago and grew steadily worse over time. Perhaps because I rotate
The Democrats are mad again: Chuck Schumer launched an assault on Mitch McConnell’s plans for how to hold Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Monday night, calling them a ‘cover-up’ designed to hide evidence
A cynical political strategy misses the biggest point of all: Getting rid of Trump means taking seriously “shit-life syndrome”—and its resulting misery, which includes suicide, drug overdose death, and trauma for surviving
To maintain a proper perspective on today’s Fake News, it’s necessary to occasionally re-read yesterday’s: From the Guardian, February 22, 2004 A secret report, suppressed by US defence chiefs and obtained by
Dem Hopeful Amy Klobuchar has an answer to those concerned about the “Browning of America”: Transcript of the 12/19 Democrats debate (via Washington Post): MODERATOR: Senator Klobuchar, here in California, people who