The Big Picture

Learning the Lesson of the Birmingham Church Bombing

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Sunday, September 15, 1963, when the bomb went off in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in downtown Birmingham, I was only five-years-old about to turn six in October. My family lived just 15 miles northeast…

Republican Leadership Tainted by Dirty Russian Money

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – We need a new term to describe Donald Trump’s leadership style, modeled on his idol Vladimir Putin of Russia. People in the United States probably still think of Russia as a Socialist-Communist country. But it’s not.…

Thoreau’s Realometer: Sessions is a Goner — Trump Should Go Too

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“Be it life or death, we crave only reality.” — Henry David Thoreau, Walden The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oh how things have changed since Henry David Thoreau’s 1854, when he first published Walden. How things have changed since 1896, when…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies Better Than Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — What happens when you have a United States Attorney General who is just as much of a liar as the president, only one who has been in Washington much longer and understands the practice of dissembling…

Trump is Making America Stoned and Drunk Again

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — While it may seem easy to be lulled into a spring stupor with the fine cool weather in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, it is hard to avoid going into shock with all the strange news coming…

The Sharks Are Circling Around Trump: #LockHimUp

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The political intrigue surrounding President Donald J. Trump and his fascination with Russia’s dictator Vladimir Putin and Russian money hit a new benchmark on Tuesday when the president announced the firing of F.B.I. director James B.…

Alien Archeologists Find Dead Humans Staring at Selfies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – CAMP DAVID, Ala. — Let me paint a picture for you of where we are this Sunday morning, on day 108 of the Tragic Era of Trump. We were sitting around last night on the back yard deck waiting…

One Hundred Days and More of Trump Grief

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Not since George W. Bush’s 100 day losing war with Iraq based on bad intel has America suffered such days of grief as the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. For those who are too young to…

How We Are Going to Fund the New Free Press

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Do you wake up in the morning, make the coffee, crank up your computer and look at your Facebook news feed and ever feel confused about what’s really going on in the world? Don’t feel bad. You are not…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Exposed as a Partisan Hatchet Man

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Partisan political prosecutions have a long history in the system of jurisprudence in the United States, in spite of what judges, lawyers and politicians want the public to believe. Republicans and Democrats have been guilty of…

Thanks Jeff Sessions: Alabama is a National Joke Again

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Joe Reed and the Democrats are no better: It’s time for an independent third party to emerge. The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Little Jeffry Beauregard Sessions of Alabama has made the big time. No, it’s not just because a Republican majority in the U.S.…

The Watchdog Press Must Expose the Liar-in-Chief

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Since television celebrity businessman Donald J. Trump shocked the world and became president of the United States, the news has become so dissonant it’s hard to find a place to enter the conversation with facts that matter. This…

Trump’s Real Fascination With Russia’s Putin: Dictatorial Control of All Branches of Government, the Press and the Power to Jail and Kill Critics

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – The mainstream, corporate news media in America is in a quandary over what to do about the new U.S. president, Donald J. Trump. He calls them all “horrible people” and “liars” and purveyors of “fake news.” So what do…

A Golden Shower of Fake News

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Oh, and Alabama’s Jeff Sessions is about to be U.S. Attorney General – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Let me start this morning by repeating the two key words guaranteed to make the Facebook home page news feed and the FB trending news feed:…

Looking Back on Tumultuous Year, 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – What a year it has been. Whether you liked it and prospered or were horrified by some of the stories and events, it was a year to remember, even if many people would simply like to forget. To write…

Trump Did Us All A Favor: He Destroyed Voter Apathy

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Don’t be so quick to declare the death of American democracy just because voters elected Donald J. Trump president. In my entire lifetime I’ve never seen so many people so interested in politics and public affairs. People are getting…

America Has Fallen and Can’t Get Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, Couldn’t put Humpty together again. — Humpty Dumpty – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – America has fallen and it can’t get up. Unfortunately…