Tuesday much of cable news TV was dominated by pictures of the unrest in Venezuela’s capital city Caracas. This article is being written early Friday evening with the outcome of the events unknown. If you are looking for a prediction or expect analysis of Venezuelan politics you are in the wrong place. If you want to read about two thoughts that came to my mind as a result of this then let’s explore. Continue reading Venezuela = America?
Even being my own boss and having theoretically unlimited space I still find it impossible to cover everything I want to especially during the Trump administration. Part of what Trump and his minions rely on is that many of their transgressions will fly under the radar or be quickly removed “from the screen” by the next scandal. Here are a few more I noticed over the past several days. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Few That Didn’t Evade Me
Tellthtruthonthem.com endorses Democratic Senator Tim Kaine for reelection in Virginia. You may be saying to yourself here Larry goes again endorsing a moderate Democrat. This endorsement is well earned but it also illustrates the nature of American politics in 2018. Let’s explore my reasoning. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Tim Kaine
The news last week was dominated by the Trump administration’s handling of the refugee crisis on our southern border, Trump bragging about how great he is (his big example was what he considers to be his great achievement with Kim Jung-un) and Melania’s jacket. In short, Trump created the crisis, he got his behind handed to him in Singapore and I really don’t care what the First Lady wears because she is largely irrelevant. A lot happened while we were intentionally distracted and I’d like to briefly touch on some of that today. Let’s explore. Continue reading Amongst The Distractions
I have a policy of only adding non-fiction books to the Recommended Reading section. That category comprises most of my reading. The more I learn the more I discover I don’t know; that probably accounts for the number of nerdy books I read. There is a genre of writing known as historical fiction. The story is fiction but the depicted events are real. One of the many advantages of “working” for yourself is that you get to bend the rules. Today I want to discuss something that a book of historical fiction made me think about. Let’s explore. Continue reading Simultaneously Read, Enjoy And Think