Hypocrisy

Reading time – 2:51; Viewing time – 4:13  .  . . I keep wondering when the hypocrisy, the slimy self-serving and the blatant dishonesty will quiet enough for the nation to take a breath, but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), majority leader of the Senate, is the leader of… [read more]

Potpourri v4.0

Reading time – 3:03  .  .  . I just re-read Thomas Friedman’s essay on artificial intelligence and it brought back a question I heard posed in connection with self-driving cars and trucks: How will we deal with one million truck drivers when they’re suddenly put out of work? We’ve experienced a loss of jobs for… [read more]

George W. Bush Rehab

Reading time – 1:57 seconds; Viewing time – 2:58  .  .  . This is important on 9/11. There seems to be a surge of warm and fuzzy over former President George W. Bush, so the Daily Kos has pointed out the obvious. Quoting them, George W. Bush ignored screaming sirens before the September 11 terrorist… [read more]

Nightmare

Reading time – 2:40  .  .  . We all knew Hillary was right, that Donald Trump was temperamentally unfit to be President of the United States. We knew he had no clear policy positions and no moral foundation. For Trump supporters, that was the attraction, the point. It was the middle finger flicked at the… [read more]

It’s All About That Tiger

Reading time – 3:12; Viewing time – 4:34 .  .  . We human beings are perfectly designed to react instantly to dangers before us. That’s a really useful trait when the sabre tooth tiger shows up at the mouth of your cave. That’s self- and species-preservation in one neat package and it’s part of what… [read more]

Only Donald Trump

Reading time – 1:10  .  .  . President Trump has said repeatedly that only he can do various things. As laughable as that has seemed, it recently set me to thinking about whether there might be some accuracy to his boasts. Here’s a list of what comes to mind as things only Donald Trump could… [read more]

Potpourri v3.0

Reading time – 3:51; Viewing time – 5:59  .  .  . ♠ Investigations The past week was busy: – Paul Manafort was convicted on 8 criminal charges. – Michael Cohen plead guilty to multiple felony charges. – Michael Cohen also accused the President of directing him to commit felonies. – Allen Weisselberg, the longtime CFO… [read more]

Crickets – Still

Reading time – 2:28; Viewing time – 3:35  .  .  . Arthur Jones received over 20,000 votes and won his primary bid to be the Republican candidate for the Illinois 3rd Congressional District. Arthur Jones is a long time, self-avowed and proud Nazi. No Republican  stepped up to challenge Jones in this suburban Chicago district…. [read more]

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