When I talk to young people I tell them if by the time they are forty years old when they look in the mirror if they don’t see their best teacher they did something wrong. I’m not going to sell math short and I agree with the emphasis put on STEM but reading is far and away the most important academic skill. Basically, if you can read you can teach yourself almost anything. Continue reading Last Minute Gift? Give Knowledge
Since this is my first “live blogging” article in nearly two weeks and it is a Sunday you have every right to anticipate a review of the biggest American political story of that time period. There was certainly no shortage of material! Well, today’s article is going to be much different but far from disappointing. Let’s explore. Continue reading October 2019; What A Month!
I just added Rachel Maddow’s Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth to the Recommended Reading List.
Dr. Maddow outlines the practices and impact of the fossil fuel industry with particular attention to the impact of money, the impact on the environment and a serendipitous collection of facts pertaining to Ukrainegate.
Today’s is another one of those catch up articles that I seem to write several times a month. The most challenging aspect of writing this blog is deciding what items not to cover; there is simply too much material. The second most difficult may well be what to title so many articles with the same theme. With that in mind let’s explore the past fortnight or so. Continue reading In Case You Haven’t Heard
One of President Trump’s campaign promises of 2016 was to drain the swamp. With the value of hindsight we know that anything he promised to do would not get done. In fact, most often the opposite would happen. I’d like to offer that perhaps Trump is draining the swamp but not in the way most of us think of. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Swamp’s Outlet