Rubber and Glue

Reading time – 2:16  .  .  . “We’ve seen this firsthand in the WikiLeaks documents in which Hillary Clinton meets in secret with international banks to plot the destruction of U.S. sovereignty in order to enrich these global financial powers, her special interest friends and her donors,” said Donald Trump three weeks before the 2016… [read more]

What Will It Take To Fix Our Dumb?

Reading time – 2:53; Viewing time – 4:14  .  .  . It’s time for a break from today’s Strange Hysteria Involving Trump (you work on the acronym). Let’s focus on something important we can improve together. The New York Times recently posted an editorial entitled “President Trump, Please Read The Constitution,” with the first 14… [read more]

Kevin, Kevin, Kevin

Reading time – 3:16; Viewing time – 4:51  .  .  . Maureen Dowd gave her Sunday column to her conservative brother Kevin on November 26 and we learned that he isn’t tired of winning. I’m sure that’s true, as Trump hasn’t won anything, but Kevin Dowd’s remarks deserve comment, so this is a letter to… [read more]

(Mostly) Quick Hits – They’re Linked, I Promise

Reading time – 6:49; Viewing time – 9:59  .  .  . First, a heads-up for the impatient: The lede is buried at the end of this post. A Really Tough Time for Republicans Judge Roy Moore was removed from the bench twice for flaunting our laws in favor of his absolutist religious beliefs. Yes, he… [read more]


Reading time – 1:24  .  . . The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein I don’t know if Einstein actually said that, but I’m confident he believed it. In any scientific experiment, consistently providing the same string of inputs generates a consistently… [read more]

You’re Occupado This Saturday

Reading time – 4:04; Viewing time – 5:41  .  .  . Get a head start on the weekend: This is Sunday’s Disambiguation on Thursday so you’ll be ready for Saturday. ———————————————————– Earlier this year the Muslim Student Alliance of Niles West High School in Skokie, IL presented Truths to Combat Hate: Islamophobia Edition. The presentation… [read more]

General Kelly Won’t Save Us

Be sure to read this to the end, lest the bright, shiny objects distract your view. Reading time – 2:47; Viewing time – 4:25  .  .  . General Kelly gave a heartfelt and impassioned presentation this week, invoking the death of his son in the line of duty. And he talked about what happens to… [read more]

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