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The World: Ours And Mine

I’m back to my version of live blogging. While I was away the world went on. Did it ever! I’d like to briefly reflect on a few of the events that effect us all and finish with a personal experience.

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Some Recent Numbers

While admittedly partisan when I say things are bad in America I’m just telling the truth. Some recent numbers back me up. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Recent Numbers

Sadly It Will Get Worse Before The Holiday

Independence Day is my favorite holiday. This is the last article I will write or publish before it this year. There will be a lag of less than 24 hours between it being written and publishing and one of several days between now and the holiday. Today’s is one of my “catch up” articles. I expect there to be many more negative events between writing and Saturday. Let’s explore. Continue reading Sadly It Will Get Worse Before The Holiday

The Wisdom Of A Sportscaster

I spent ten of the most enjoyable years of my life in the Tampa Bay area. At that time I drove a lot and the car radio was one of my companions (along with audio books). I’m not the biggest fan of sports radio but the late Chris Thomas had a show on WDAE that I seldom missed. One of his favorite sayings was, “One or the other, but not both.” Sometimes he used a more elaborate derivation of it, “One or the other, but certainly not both.” It really didn’t matter because the basic message is the same. With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading The Wisdom Of A Sportscaster

Another Brick In The Wall

One of the first consolidations of power moves of most fascist and totalitarian leaders is to control information. Last week we saw the first concrete moves at censorship by Donald Trump. With that and a bit more in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading Another Brick In The Wall