The content of yesterday’s article was largely dictated by the calendar so effectively today’s is the first “free topic” article of 2023. I want to start the new year with an old story that teaches a lesson we need to help us through the plethora of disinformation we will be exposed to in 2023 and beyond.
At the present time the two biggest threats to America and democracy are Russia and the Republican Party. Both are currently controlled by people who are stupid and scared. Therefore, like cornered rabid animals they are dangerous!
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
I am writing this on October 26th. Normally I am concerned about writing an article this far in advance of publishing. In this case I’m certain the problem I want to explore today will still exist on November 4th. The problem has a name and it is Facebook.
I hope I’m not getting ahead of myself but I think there may be reason to believe there is good news on the pandemic front in America.
One of the many lessons you learn coaching basketball is not to declare victory prematurely. It is awful embarrassing to pull your starters only to have to reenter them to preserve a win or worse yet lose a game that you should have won. With that in mind I put a question mark at the end of today’s title because the jury is still very much out but a couple of things look good.