Reemberto Rodriguez Personal Blog

Thank you for visiting. I’ve started this blog because, well, I had to do somethingSo, here are some loose, disconnected, but hopefully coherent thoughts on the State of the (dis)Union.

What to do in the face of civic and faith calamity [9/18/18]

Why vote? Trump. [8/30/18]

The President just called a woman a dog – and that’s ok with his supporters [8/18/18]

The cost of comfort in the time of Trump [7/30/18]

 Forget collusion… This is treason! [07/10/18]

This too shall come to pass, or will it? [06/21/18]

Why I join. Why I stay. [06/10/18]

The continuing devolution of America [06/03/18]

Inspiration to get folks registered to vote: Stacey Abrams Acceptance Speech [05/23/18]

The time for arguing is over. It is time to get folks registered to vote! [05/17/18]

Make America Aspirational Again [04/28/18]

Everybody does it! So why are we beating up on Trump? [04/14/18]

Trump: The ultimate Emotional Vacuum Cleaner [03/17/18]

A love letter to President Trump [02/25/18]

The Info Silo – a new reality. Yet vote we must! [02/10/18]

When hate of past leaders obscures you capacity to critique today’s demagogue [01/27/18]

Cuba: Realities, Dreams, Nightmares, and Possibilities [01/14/18]

Hope for 2018: Have courage and be tender [12/24/17]

I just bought a $10,000,000 house. And I will not be paying for it. [12/17/17]

This is nothing short of a partisan dictatorship [12/11/17]

This useful idiot may have just outlived his usefulness [12/02/17]

Thank you, Mr. President! [11/24/17]

Real example of Trump’s bad policy directions – and the need to keep on keeping on [11/13/17]

A Year Later: Why I still #RESIST [11/06/17]

Shameful. And dare I say: Not very Christian. Zero – zilch – moral compass [10/28/17]

Making America small, divided, and mean – like it’s never been [10/26/17]

A pathetic President: Trump in Puerto Rico [10/05/17]

THIS is what Trump has unleashed (THIS is what a Trump supporter looks like) [09/03/17]

Trump, stay away from Texas! [08/28/17]

Is dictatorship around the corner? [08/13/17]

Stop. Please stop. Just quit. [07/26/17]

Why Russia Resonates: Its all about Steve Bannon [07/16/17]

Happy Birthday USA: May your childish tantrum soon be over [07/04/17]

It’s About Policy: Trump’s Top Ten Bad Policies [06/17/17]

Budget is policy: Agencies to be eliminate under Trump’s proposed budget [05/31/17]

Getting to a reasonable budget: It’s time to work around him, not with him [05/28/17]

America the Ugly? [05/20/2017]

The intersection, balancing, and tension between Individual and collective well being [05/13/17]

Desperately seeking positive vibes – yet nada in sight [05/01/17]

The Revenge of the Nerds – and the Geeks; and the Scientists! [04/23/17]

The White House Amateur Hour: It’d be funny if it wasn’t so serious [04/14/17]

Danger, Danger! [04/05/17]

An afternoon in my bubble. A good bubble. [03/25/17]

This is no joke or exaggeration. He is proposing to ELIMINATE these programs COMPLETELY [03/18/17]

He has scared us straight! His tough talk is evidently working. [03/11/17]

Opposite take on populism: Trump and Francis [03/06/17]

How to create a Capitalist Oligarchy [02/23/17]

I woke up this morning with mundane worries about the weather. Many did not have that luxury. [02/13/17]

News from the other side: What forms you? [02/05/17]

Am I the only one beginning to get the sense that this train is about to derail? [01/29/17]

Trump’s Troops: Some are our family and friends [01/24/17]

On Abortion: The Inauguration, the Women’s March, and the Pro-Life Movement [01/19]17]

On Cuban pride and Trump’s pickle [01/13/17]

The Missing 5 C’s in Mr. Trump’s Vocabulary: Community, Consensus, Collaboration, Cooperation, Collective. [01/11/17]

The Trump Style: You may not like it. But it evidently works. [12/22/16]

Just checking. To my Trumpistas friends and family: Are you still ok with this? [12/13/16]

A non-conventional candidate and soon-to-be non-conventional President may just be leading us to a very conventional war [12/06/16]

Call me touchie-feelie [12/02/16]

Making America small [11/28/16]

On this Thanksgiving Day, we give thanks for the amazing community we call home [11/24/16]

Brilliant. The man IS brilliant! (But, pssst: Remember the First Amendment?) [11/22/16]

Of echo chambers and silos [11/19/16]

Let’s not fool ourselves: The future will be different from the past. It always has been. [11/17/16]

Mr. President-Elect: You lost the popular vote. You do NOT have a mandate [11/16/16]

Lest we forget – Why we protest [11/15/16]