Liz Cheney for President? Yes, but How?

August 7th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
If Liz Cheney can succeed in her battle to make Trump accountable for attempting to overthrow a legitimate president, to preserve democracy, she will have written her name into history books. She will also have gained the thanks and votes of millions of Americans, political party registration notwithstanding. It will be one hell of a campaign message.

Soto, Trump, Ego, Greed: America

July 25th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
Greed. Ego. Power. In baseball, as in politics, when is enough enough, America?

The Thing is, Our Kids are Hurting

July 15th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
Kids today take notes during active-shooter lessons. They know, like some of the kids in Uvalde, Texas, how to quietly call 911 on their cell phones when they’re hiding in the back of the room trying not to talk too loudly, lest the shooter hear them. The thing is, this is not what school is supposed to be about.

Hate Groups Found a Home in the GOP

July 9th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
Yes, hate has come out of the shadows. Ignorance is its sustenance. Fear is its weapon. Apathy is its enabler. Only a stronger fear of losing our freedom can defeat it. The light of truth is crucial to the cause.

Take America Out to the Ball Game

July 1st, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
Americans, I think, are desperate to have fun again. Real fun, relaxed fun. The whole country needs a ball game.

Unwrapped over America’s Unraveling

June 19th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
A president of the United States of America orchestrated a failed coup attempt. I still can’t wrap my head around that.

Teens, Food, Eating … Addiction?

June 13th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
It’s not just drugs and alcohol. One in 10 female teens may have an eating disorder. A smaller percentage of teen boys, perhaps athletes such as wrestlers or runners, also have issues that revolve around body weight and image.

Mass Murders, Insanity … Our America

June 2nd, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
It has been said that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is insanity. Well then, screaming about the need for changes in gun laws and repeatedly voting for people obviously opposed to them — paid to oppose them — is a form of insanity.

A Birthday Tribute to JFK’s Life (cont.)

May 28th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
I made a pledge a few years ago to honor John F. Kennedy, not on the date he died, but on the date he was born, May 29, a date I share with him. Here’s to hope.

Is Alcohol a Problem? A Test for Teens

May 20th, 2022

By Bob Gaydos
It’s not unthinkable that a teenager whose social life revolves around alcohol has asked himself or herself if, just maybe, drinking is becoming a problem.