For the foreseeable future, I will be commenting on, and sharing the comments of others with regard to, the current American tragedy being spawned by the election of Donald Trump. Robert Reich strikes me as the best commentator at the moment but Bernie Sanders and Noam Chomsky and others are weighing in and we need to be paying attention. Social media provides us with a mechanism for sharing and I intend to use it. If you are interested, please follow along. If not, I would only suggest that the phrase “winter is coming” may have application beyond Game of Thrones. I think it is realistic to be concerned about both nuclear winter or alternatively an out of control global warming. If you think this is unnecessarily alarmist, I would suggest that, in 1913, the young men of Europe had no sense that they would soon be dying “going over the top”, in the early 1930s, many were dismissing Hitler with snickers, and no one in the public foresaw either Pearl Harbor or Hiroshima. The election of a demagogue to the most powerful post in the world should have us engaged and protesting. That is where I am.