Tag Archives: Jeff Bezos

SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING ADDITION

I just added Collision Of Power: Trump, Bezos and the Washington Post by: Martin Baron to the Recommended Reading list.  It was not added for its value as a Trump bashing book (although it did tell the truth on him) but for its portrait of the challenges of honestly and fairly covering the news while trying to turn a profit.

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

Around A Tavern Table

Education comes from many experiences in life, certainly not just the classroom. One of the experiences that taught me the most about life was coaching basketball. And that education certainly didn’t all come wearing a suit and tie while sitting on the bench. I want to relate one night’s experience decades ago and apply its lesson to the Trump administration. Let’s explore. Continue reading Around A Tavern Table

My President Is An Evil Idiot

By virtue of the Fourteenth Amendment to the American Constitution and my birthplace I am a citizen of the United States. Therefore, whether I like it or not (hint: I don’t!) Donald Trump is my current president. The preceding does nothing to change the fact that Trump is an evil idiot. (I just wish I had more time and space for even more examples than those I will offer today.) Continue reading My President Is An Evil Idiot

6 P’s With A Side Of Irony

NOTICE: Of necessity this column will contain a word that violates my normal PG rating for articles.

As the evidence mounts that Trump knew of the coming coronavirus pandemic at least as early as January of this year yet chose to ignore it the irony that one of the hardest hit industries to date is the restaurant industry, considering that Trump ignored one of its guiding principles: The 6 P’s – Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance, is striking. Let’s explore. Continue reading 6 P’s With A Side Of Irony