To a great degree the press gave us President Donald Trump with its coverage of the 2016 campaign. Since the election it has become the necessary sunlight to disinfect the disease that is his administration. While not isolated to them, three recent incidents have shown that the press is doing so and in the process have drawn a new line in the sand. Let’s explore. Continue reading Three Glimmers Of Hope
I often use a song to put my readers in the mindset most conducive to reading that day’s article. Today I’m going to use a movie; the 1982 hit Sophie’s Choice. More specifically I’m going to use a line of dialog Meryl Streep used while portraying the lead character for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. It deals with the truth: “Ah, the truth, ah, the truth, I don’t even know what is the truth – after all the lies I have told.” With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading What Is The Truth?
Instead of doing the big story of the preceding week I wanted to cover two cautionary areas using recent events as examples today. Let’s explore. Continue reading Breaking News And False Equivalencies
Perhaps it’s because my late father served in the Navy during World War II, but I have always had somewhat of a fascination with ships and to a lesser degree naval strategy. Mind you, it is a fascination; not an obsession and I certainly wouldn’t claim to know more than the admirals. It appears (probably by accident) that President Trump has structured his administration much like a naval combat group. Let’s explore. Continue reading Destroyer Escorts