Charles Bursell is a writer, performer, host and commentator heard nationally on SiriusXM, National Public Radio, and The Pacifica Radio Network. He currently hosts the podcasts Stream of Consciousness Talk Radio Theatre and Conversations With Charles Bursell. Both shows, and more, can be found on several platforms, including Apple Podcasts (iTunes) and Contact:  Follow: […]

Many of us will be tempted to debate  the next Supreme Court nominee. Most of us, including myself, are woefully unqualified to do so. I won’t fall into the trap of pretending to be a Constitutional expert. But as a graduate of middle school civics, this I know: An independent, non-partisan judiciary is, by design, […]

In the classic comedy bit, Sister Mary Elephant begs her students to settle down. Today I am Sister Mary Elephant and I am talking (shouting) to Hillary and Bernie supporters.  “Class. Class! Class!! SHUT UP!!!!” Stop it. Just stop it. Stop vilifying your opponent in this Primary race. You can fight for your candidate without insulting the […]