Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

From my POV, Biden batted .500 last week in his management of the U.S. involvement in the Russia-Ukraine war. Providing Ukraine with cluster munitions is a mistake that violates our own previously stated position on those weapons.

But Biden is right when he asserts that now is not the time to make Ukraine a full NATO partner. That would be an unnecessary escalation. However, I hear Biden critics who say that delaying Ukraine’s NATO candidacy until “the end of the war” could give Pooty reason to lengthen the conflict rather than shorten it.

Still, it’s the right call for now.

We’re going through the whole debt-ceiling government budget crisis thing again? Of course we are. Total dysfunction. Why do we tolerate this?

Oldies and Moldies. A Trump mouth-breather on social media Sunday broke out a reference to “TDS” (Trump Derangement Syndrome) and said that I and others are letting Trump “live rent-free” in our heads.

Yeah, man. You’re right. This has nothing to do with Trump’s criminality. (Jeez.)

I’ll pause five seconds to allow all of us time to roll our eyes.

The year 2016 just called, pal. It wants its vacuous cliches back.

Oh, and I’m sad to inform you that Limbaugh has been dead for quite some time now, and his chances for resurrection are zero.

More than anything else, that’s what I disrespect about these clowns.

They got nuthin’.

And I’m “woke” to that.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Paul's Bio

I clearly have the attention span of your median fruit fly.Look! Airplane!

Sorry. I’m back.

It’s both a curse and a blessing. I’ve never bought this stuff about, “He who dies with the most toys wins.” But I do think that a wide range of life experiences helps us grow as people, and helps us better relate to other people. I’ve been fortunate. And I am beyond grateful.

I show up on time. I go like hell. I’m a good listener. I hold myself accountable. I own my mistakes. And I have a natural and an insatiable curiosity. I’m never afraid to say, “I don’t know,” when I don’t. But then I try to find out.

The flip side is I’m a lousy ballroom dancer and my clothes sometimes fit me funny.

Stuff matters to me. I care. But while I take that stuff seriously, I try hard to never take myself seriously. As a result, I have sometimes been told, “Paul, it’s hard to tell when you’re serious and when you’re just having some fun. Which is it? Serious or fun?”

My answer is “yes.” But I think that is a legitimate criticism. I promise I’m going to work on that.

This has been the quickest and strangest half-century I’ve ever experienced. During that period, I’ve been afforded amazing opportunities in news and sports journalism across all platforms. I have taught wonderful students at the high school and collegiate level. Always, I learned more from them than they did from me. I’ve been a high school administrator. I spent ten seasons as a high school varsity football coach. I’ve been an advertising executive. I’ve hosted nationally syndicated television entertainment shows. In maybe the biggest honor I ever received, I was selected by NASA to be “Chet The Astronaut” for the “Land The Shuttle” simulator at Space Center Houston. (All I can say there, is “Do as I say, not as I do.” I put that thing in the Everglades more often than not.) Most recently, I just wrapped up a decade as a television news director, during which time our teams distinguished themselves in holding the powerful accountable, achieving both critical and ratings success.

What does all that mean? It means I am profoundly grateful. It also means I’m ready for “next.” So here we are. Radically Rational. It’s an idea I woke up with in 2017. I scribbled “Radically Rational” on a piece of notebook paper and used a magnet to stick it on our refrigerator. I saw it every day, and it just would not leave me alone.

I am second in charge at Radically Rational, LLC. My wife, Jo (also known as BB), is the president. Clearly, I have failed in my attempt to sleep my way to the top of this organization.

I hope you will learn that I’m loyal as a Labrador. But I will admit that this doggie can bite every now and then. My promise to you? I will show up on time. I will go like hell. I will listen to you earnestly and attentively. I will hold myself accountable. I will never be the least bit hesitant to say, “I don’t know,” when I don’t.

But then I’ll try to find out. Let’s do it.