Reading time: 2:20; Viewing time – 4:00  .  .  . I’ve been wrong. I’ve been short-sighted and reactionary and embarrassingly foolish. The embarrassment is because I know better. Something didn’t feel right and then I read Nick Kristoff’s A 12-Step Program for Responding to President-Elect Trump and it was then – at step #3 –… [read more]

Guest Essay: And So It Begins

Preface Euphemism: a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt .  .  .  Apple Dictionary e.g. Alt-Right – same as white supremacist, as in neo-Nazi, Ku Klux Klan and Posse Comitatus. Steve Bannon of Alt-Right is now installed as Chief White House strategist and senior advisor… [read more]

One Last Time

Reading time – 1:42; Viewing time – 3:19  .  .  . Okay, one last time. Donald Trump talks glibly about the use of nuclear weapons on whomever he might think of as our enemy, like those he thinks pose an existential threat to America because of a tweet that’s critical of him. And he has… [read more]

The D. S. of A

Reading time – 2:55; Viewing time – 4:39  .  .  . At a time when a high school education is so often woefully inadequate for success in a global, interconnected world, where old time manufacturing skills have given way to computerized everything and where millions of employers are frustrated because they’re unable to find people… [read more]

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