The Musings of Mike Spindell



Don’t Be Too Sure That There Are Adults “Reining in” Trump

Let's face it, most Americans with any semblance of independent thinking, have been angry and terrified by the election of our virulent Presidential buffoon.  His performance thus far has actually amplified our initial trepidation.  The situation seems so dire that... Continue Reading →

Homeward Bound

Heading home to survey the damage Irma has inflicted, see you all in a bit.

The “Adults” In The Room Are Really “Pre-Teens”   How satisfying it was for many of us, including the Washington establishment,  when we heard that our Navy launched more than 50 Tomahawk Missiles at a secondary military air base in Syria. We then watched the parade of... Continue Reading →

Time Out

I started ElephantTail August 2015 for reasons detailed by clicking the About box on the masthead.  As I wrote in  How Did I Get Here? I began this site while still smarting from the painful experience of betrayal by a... Continue Reading →

In The Age of Trump We Need a Woodstock With Muscle

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"                        Hunter S. Thompson Now past the age of 72 I remain a Hippie in mind and spirit.  A Hippie with the muses of Ken Kesey, Neal Cassady and the Grateful... Continue Reading →

Not Really About Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick,  a quarterback for the San Francisco 49'ers in the National Football League (NFL)  refused to stand during the playing of the national anthem, before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 26, 2016.  "During a... Continue Reading →

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