Category: Chronicles

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 47 December 1-5

Countdown to sanity: only six weeks left in the Trump presidency! And five weeks after the election, did President Trump finally concede his loss this week? Of course not. Did Republicans in Congress acknowledge President-elect Joe Biden? Of course not. They are showing Americans… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 47 December 1-5”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 22-30

Countdown to sanity: only seven weeks left in the Trump presidency! Yet another week goes by where Trump still does not concede the election. He tweets almost daily like a deranged madman who “can’t accept the results of an election with hundreds of thousands… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 22-30”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic November 2020

Week of November 1-7 As the month begins COVID cases are soaring uncontrolled across the country. Daily new counts reach an all time high of over 125,000 and fatalities rise above 1,000 per day. In the Spring we would have been under lock-down by… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic November 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change November 2020

The day after the US election on Nov. 3, with results still yet settled, the US officially became the only country of 189 to officially leave the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement fulfilling a promise Trump made nearly four years ago. What a tragedy that… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change November 2020”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 15-21

Countdown to sanity: only eight weeks left in the Trump presidency! But three weeks after the election that Biden clearly won – now with 306 electoral votes and nearly 80 million total votes – President Trump still refuses to publicly concede his loss. He… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 15-21”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 8-14

By refusing to accept the results of the election, Trump now completes the autocrat’s playbook checklist. He adds this treasonous milestone to a long list of other undemocratic behaviors that include (forgive me for this long list, but don’t blame me, blame Trump): dismantling… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 8-14”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 1-7

As the election week begins, the President is crisscrossing the East and Midwest US in a mad dash to save his reelection. His closing pitch breaks more norms of sitting Presidents as it is not one promoting unity, hope or even a bright future… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 46 November 1-7”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 45 Oct 25-31

As the nation nears election day, the stress, anxiety, and fear is being felt everywhere on both sides of the political spectrum. How quickly the character and soul of America has changed in the past four years under the divisive fear-mongering of one person,… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 45 Oct 25-31”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic October 2020

October 1 – 10, 2020 A coronavirus infection strikes the President of the United States this week who after two days of illness is transported to Walter Reed Hospital. The President is at high risk due to his age, high blood pressure, and excess… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic October 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change October 2020

European scientists announced that worldwide last month was the warmest September on record. Arctic sea ice also fell to its second-lowest on record for the month. NOAA is standing by its earlier prediction that 2020 will go on record as being one of the… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change October 2020”