The situation in Puerto Rico is appalling and Trump's response is despicable. All the things that have been said by progressive commentators are true. What more is there to say? It will be a miracle if Puerto Rico recovers sufficiently to sustain a genuine economy and community. My "vagrant thought" of September 21st may well prove true. Once again I am reminded how little difference it makes that I [and countless others] express opinions.
As for ex-Secretary Price, what matters is not his luxury trips but his successful efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Across this nation, ugliness and racism and wanton cruelty reign. Our only hope is to somehow persaude millions of slackards to take the trouble to vote in the next round of elecions, so that we can regain some measure of political power and begin to reverese the damage.
Yesterday, our across the hall neighbor, Addie Posner, had a birthday. She is a friendly lady with macular degeneration that interferes with her sight. It seems she has just turned ninety-five! It gives me hope that I can live long enough to see a somewhat better world before I shuffle off this mortal coil.