Author Archives: Coyote

Being on Time

Being on Time     Yogi Berra wasn’t just a great baseball player; but also a master of unconscious tautology (“It ain’t over till it’s over”). The story goes that a player once asked him what time it was, and Yogi answered, … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Binky Goes Abroad

Binky Goes Abroad     The still-President-for-now just took his first trip abroad (Whoa — did somebody just say a broad? Take it easy, Binky). He hadn’t wanted to go at all, then he wanted the nine day trip shortened to five. … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

The Amazing Nightshade Family

The Amazing Nightshade Family     Hardly a day passes that we don’t learn something new and interesting about our friends in the plant kingdom. To me, one of the most fascinating families of plants is the nightshade family, or Solanaceae. It … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Don’t Laugh at Jeff Sessions

Don’t Laugh at Jeff Sessions     “Woman Arrested After Laughing In Sessions Hearing,” ran the headline. It was Jan. 10th, at the Senate confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL. There were many protesters in the gallery, and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Republicans’ No Good, Nasty, Very Bad Ideas

Republicans’ No Good, Nasty, Very Bad Ideas     I have searched my history carefully over the years, and have concluded that the last good Republican idea was 61 years ago, in 1956. It was the official platform for reelection of Eisenhower, … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Did You Know?

Did You Know?     I love learning new things, from the latest scientific discovery to the curiosities that make me say, “Hmm.” For example, in 1865, when Teddy Roosevelt was six years old, he watched the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Understanding Trump Supporters

Understanding Trump Supporters     I want to begin by stating that not all Trump supporters are deplorables. Hillary Clinton put the number at half, but I think that’s too high. I’d say that racists, bigots, and xenophobes only make up about … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Science Marches On

Science Marches On (dedicated to William Fassbender, my high school science teacher)     Saturday, April 22, was Earth Day (unfortunately, she’s lucky to even get one day), and in conjunction with it was the March For Science in Washington, D.C. Worldwide, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

America Has a Koch Problem

America Has a Koch Problem     This country has been the victim of a slow-motion corporate coup, by not only the Koch brothers but other billionaires with the same anti-government agenda. Charles and David Koch are America’s 5th and 6th richest … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Some Positive Aspects of Trumpageddon

Some Positive Aspects of Trumpageddon     Our world is in turmoil as never before; civil wars, Islamic terrorism, global warming, Wall Street and world bankers’ unregulated piracy threatening to collapse the global economy. What wise and visionary leader will come forth … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments