Why Vote for Biden? Simple: Trump

May 24th, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
In my opinion, there is no reason this year to quibble over issues. The only compelling issue in this presidential election is to remove from office the man who has made a mockery of everything Americans used to like to brag this country stands for. Donald Trump.

Country Life (and more) Midst COVID-19

May 17th, 2020

THE REPORT … emus, swans, secrecy and third parties
It’s one short road, but what a menagerie. Also, foolish Mitch McConnell utterances and the virus ends a third-party presidential candidacy. Call it a mercy killing.

Fame, Fate and Happenstance

May 8th, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
Jackie Robinson, Jesse Jackson, Mario Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, Geraldine Ferraro. Life has introduced me to some “famous“ people. In the spirit of connecting while in isolation, I’d like to know your encounters with “celebrity.” Please share. It’s neighborly.

The Bankers Strike Again; Also, UFOs

May 2nd, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
Pandemic questions: What banks approved loans to major corporations from a federal program intended for small businesses? Also, why has the Pentagon been sitting on UFO videos? Who is in the hearse? And do you like Beyond burgers?


April 21st, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
If Congress won’t bail out the Post Office, why doesn’t Jeff Bezos do it with his pocket change? Also, why do Republicans want people to die?


April 16th, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
A positive result of Covid-19: The Chinese government last week said it will be illegal as of May 1 to eat animals raised as pets. In China this is big. Dogs and cats are now safe.

Politics in the Age of Pestilence

April 9th, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
The real need now is for Democrats to present, not just a familiar, comfortable name for president, but a super team, if you will, of potential cabinet members and presidential advisors who will reinforce the need to return competency, decency and dignity in the Oval Office. First, get the job, then start fixing things.


March 29th, 2020

By the way … disposable gloves are not litter. Also, did you notice the planet getting cleaner? And where did all the cardinals go? Plus, cauliflower pretzels. All in THE REPORT.

Bob Gaydos

March 25th, 2020

THE REPORT: By the way, did anybody notice that, while the rest of the planet was hunkering down to control the coronavirus, Vladimir Putin was busy rewriting the Russian Constitution to allow himself to continue as the country’s leader until 2036?

A Tool Kit for Problem Gambling

March 11th, 2020

By Bob Gaydos
As with all potentially addictive behavior, knowledge is the key to recognizing the problem and taking steps to address it, both for the gambler and those affected by it, usually family.