And So It Went … A Review of the Events of the Week

July 24th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
For this first installment, I’m going back more than a week because the major media apparently had no time to report on anything but the white supremacist rally in Cleveland.

Ali, Me and Two Guys Named Frank

June 5th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
Whatever you do, whatever you may have accomplished, for as long you can, you keep showing up for life. You lace up your running shoes and stay true to your principles.

16 years … Still Waiting for Hillary

April 18th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
Hillary Clinton, in my experience, does not like being asked to explain herself. She appears to want to be accepted as is simply because she is. Has she changed sides on an issue? Don’t ask.

In a Fog of Fiction, Sanders Offers Truth

March 17th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
Bernie Sanders is the only candidate in either party who is genuine. When he speaks, I believe him. Millions believe him, because he has no hidden agenda, he is beholden to no one.

Iowa Caucus Eccentricities: Heads I Win, Bernie, Tails You Lose

February 5th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
The “virtual tie” was a statement for Bernie Sanders against the establishment — Democratic Party and major media.

Falling in Love with Squats, Sort of

January 30th, 2016

By Bob Gaydos
If you can only do one exercise, I’m told, squats are the one to do because they work so many different muscles. The added muscle strength helps protect against injury from falls. Squats also improve balance, which decreases the likelihood of falls. For the record, one-third of those over the age of 65 fall each year and falls are the leading cause of death due to injury among seniors.

It’s not such a grand, old party today

December 10th, 2015

By Bob Gaydos
I don’t understand how longtime Republicans have let a super-conservative, ultra-religious, anti-science, anti-education, anti-government, anti-fact fringe element take control of their party without managing so much as a murmur of disagreement.

A livable, not a minimum, wage

September 30th, 2015

By Bob Gaydos
If $15 an hour is the minimum that fast-food workers need to live in New York without depending on other assistance, it certainly is a fair minimum wage for all workers in the state. Governor Cuomo is right.

GOP Turns Back the Clock on Women

August 9th, 2015

By Bob Gaydos
What was billed as a presidential debate last week turned out to be an all-out misogynistic effort to cast women as second-class citizens, or less.

Hillary, Beware the Cloak of Inevitability

June 12th, 2015

By Bob Gaydos
One of the knocks on Clinton has always been that she seems to feel entitled, that she should get people’s votes just because she is Hillary. That she should be New York’s senator just because. That she should be the first woman president of the United States just because.