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Reality Check: IRAN – So Far Away

With Apologies To The Ayatollah And Flock Of Seagulls             Here’s hoping that a deal can be nailed down with Iran over its nuclear capabilities. Not sure what that deal would be or how it would eventu...
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Reality Check: Madam Shoo-In Part II

Ms. Rodham’s Déjà Vu Trail Begins Again                                          Okay, here’s the deal: Unless she murders someone or is murdered or convicted of an actual crime, or if someone finds the elus...
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Reality Check: Indiana Dreamin’

Theocracy Hoosier Style Goes Belly Up        Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees. —Matthew 16:6   A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the freedom to “hat...
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Reality Check: Middle East Blood Juggle

Or How To Hold Onto A Fistful Of Rain & Not Have Too Many People Killed             Now that the bloody coup in Yemen has finally transpired and anarchy is the rule of the day, things have become extreme...
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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

James, There are two reasons I read Reality Check religiously each week. For starters it is always hilariously on-point. I may not agree with the point but it is usually not far from the center of what is go...
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Reality Check: The Equality Of Hate

Or The Delicate Balance Of Us             Here’s one thing we know: bigotry, in any way, shape or form is never going away. Okay, so maybe if a meteor hits the earth or it floods over like 98 percent of scie...
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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

READERS' RESPONSES             When I read this terrifying history of the Central Intelligence Agency you laid out in your column it left me wondering how we allowed and still allow this to go on today thro...