Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The Trump administration’s Dr. Evil

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The Trump administration’s Dr. Evil

By Mike Tully Omar Abdel-Rahman, the infamous “Blind Sheikh” and mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing who died earlier this year, issued a Fatwa in 1981 calling for the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.  Later that year, the Egyptian Islamic Jihad carried out his wishes and killed Sadat.  Ronald Reagan was only […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Twilight of the tradesman

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Twilight of the tradesman

By Mike Tully The most tragic and sympathetic victims of the United States’ deficient Medical-Political complex might be the American blue-collar workers.  We silently honor them every day, simply by going about our daily life activities.  We awaken from sleep on a mattress assembled by American factory workers and shipped to us by truck drivers […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Like the birdies sing

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Like the birdies sing

By Mike Tully In 1932, songwriters Sydney Edmund Tolchard Evans, Stanley Damerell, Robert Hargreaves, and Harry Tilsley wrote a silly little ditty that became a hit at the time and has endured in American culture.  The song, “Let’s All Sing like the Birdies Sing,” is familiar to anybody who has visited Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: The kids are alright with it

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: The kids are alright with it

By Mike Tully The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw federal protections for transgender public school students constitutes poor governance, deficient humanity, and legal ignorance.  A “Dear Colleague Letter” from the Departments of Justice and Education dated May 13, 2016 detailed those protections.  The Obama administration recognized that transgender students were denied equal access to educational […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Brokeback White House

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Brokeback White House

By Mike Tully “I wish I knew how to quit you.”  That’s what Donald said to Michael, if not in so many words, then certainly in deed.  How else do you explain the President’s clinging to his former National Security Advisor like goose down to Velcro?  Every sentient being on the planet knew that retired […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: South Dakota goes to Hell

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: South Dakota goes to Hell

By Mike Tully If any state should recognize an emergency, it’s South Dakota.  The Mt. Rushmore state has experienced more than its share of disasters, from the “Schoolhouse Blizzard” of 1888 that killed 235 people to the Ice Storm of 2013, from the Black Hills Flood of 1972 that killed 238 to the killer tornado […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Why we need a workplace bullying law (Part II)

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Why we need a workplace bullying law (Part II)

 By Mike Tully When Pima County Sheriff’s Sergeant Kevin Kubitskey filed a complaint against Sheriff Chris Nanos in early 2016, the County’s workplace bullying policy had been in effect for three years.  Through investigations and training, County employees and managers began to monitor employee behavior through the lens of the policy, and the County’s workplace […]

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: On your marks, get set, stop!

“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: On your marks, get set, stop!

By Mike Tully Those who viewed the President’s inaugural speech were treated to a description of the country that read like the script for a “Mad Max” movie.  The problems that bedevil every recent administration, such as poverty (which is going down) a decline in factory jobs (which are not coming back), some underperforming schools […]

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