The Countdown to Woodstock and 2020

May 12th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
Zero: Chances that folks Will get to a concert at either Woodstock 50th anniversary site will care about the mixups. Peace and love.

On Influence and Insensitivity

March 10th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
Being an influencer is kind of like being a shill. In fact, it’’s exactly like being a shill. It just pays better.

Are You Now, or Have You Ever …

January 15th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
A TV commentator has, on the air, asked the president of the United States if he is, in effect, a traitor.

Pundit or No, Trump’s Got to Go

December 26th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
Punditly speaking, I find myself depressed and mystified that polls continue to report that 80 percent of Republicans think Donald Trump is doing a good job as president.

In Search of 21 Influential Thinkers

December 10th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
I’m looking for a list of thinkers for the 21st century. The question: Who are the Teslas and Edisons and Jungs who will shape the way we live in the rest of this still young century? As with my 20th Century list, I need your help. This is a cooperative venture.

It’s Time to Un-dumb America

December 1st, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
The Fox News Generation, fed a daily diet of fear and fiction, may be beyond saving, but there’s still time and hope for the youngsters. Knowledge is power. Our schools need to step up their game.

America’s in Need of an Intervention

November 18th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
Trump, who doesn’t drink, is a sucker for applause, adulation. It’s his alcohol. He sank into a deep withdrawal when the pre-vote campaign rallies ended.

The Buck Never Stops With Trump

November 9th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
A lousy appointment for attorney general? Republicans losing congressional races? “Hey, never met the guy. And they never asked for my help.” Not his fault. Never is.

Why Would They Throw Rocks?

November 2nd, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
If you’re fleeing violence, looking for a safe haven, why would you throw rocks at armed troops at your chosen destination? You wouldn’t. It’s a ruse to rile the bigoted base. Also, Khashoggi and mail bombs. Maybe it’s just me, but none of this is normal.

Shedding Some Light on Blackouts

October 4th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
Blackouts are not the same as passing out. They are often, however, the unrecognized explanation for someone’s uncharacteristic actions. “Why did you (say/do) that last night?”