Call me an eternal optimist. Call me naive. Or even delusional. But I believe there will not be another violent of the size and scale as what we witnessed at the nation’s Capitol this past January 6th. For many reasons.

To begin with, and most significantly, there’s a new…


On November 1, 2006 my daughter Sophie and I became statistics. Not quite three, she joined the ‘Motherless Children’s Club’. And I became part of the 8% of U.S. households where a single father is raising a child.

That was the day my wife, actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly (WAITRESS)…


2020 has been an awful year. But truthfully? The prior three were no picnic either. As the year draws to an orgasmically welcome end, and as the minutes to the Donald J. Trump Reign of Terror painfully crawl toward January 20th, I confess that I’m tired of it all. …


As a political observer, chances are you fall into one of two camps: those who believe President-elect Joe Biden’s masterfully handled Donald Trump’s 4-week-old juvenile “I WON!” national meltdown or, that for the sake of his own destiny and that of the nation’s, he should set an example and the…


Whether Donald Trump accepts it or not, on January 20th Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Biden made history by appointing Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice-president, the first woman and person of color in that position. But he shouldn’t stop there. …


October 5, 2020. Mark it down as the day Donald Trump officially lost his bid for re-election.

That was the day he was released after three days from Walter Reed hospital after being treated for Covid-19. Upon his return to the White House he defiantly removed his mask, stood on…


For years we amicably jabbed each other about politics. About our liberal vs conservative values. We good-naturedly, yet passionately, argued over taxes, regulation, gay-marriage, abortion and other hotbed issues. Yet my friends and I were able to remain close despite our monumental core policy differences. …


Four years ago millions of Republican and independent voters ‘held their noses’ and voted for Donald Trump. They didn’t like him. But they disliked Hillary Clinton much more. This year they will be the reason Trump loses.

Joe Biden doesn’t need to attract the hardcore Trump cultists. Given that in…


I am 100% confident that the next president of the United States will be Joe Biden. I am basing that on facts and reality, and refuse to get caught up in the fear and hysteria that consumes many of my fellow democrats.

To begin with, let’s remember that Donald Trump…


Dear Trump Supporters:

For the life of me I cannot understand how you could still support him. Do you no longer care about anything you used to care about?

On some level I get it. Four years ago you were seduced by all the racial rhetoric. You were scared, frustrated…

Andy Ostroy

Writer, blogger, resistor, supporter of women filmmakers

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