Connecting the Dots, Part 6…

“Financial Armageddon.” The Washington Post says so. I just went back in time and checked, and I’m pretty sure this is what I’ve been saying for the last four and a half years, give or take a day or so. Don’t believe me? Here: December 13, 2012: Just when you thought you understood, someone explained Read More …

Is THIS what it takes today?

Earlier this morning I posted the following article on Donald Trump: Trump: I was being an entertainer when I insulted women The pull quote comes from this longer interview with Nevada NBC News 3’s interviewer Jim Snyder, who spoke with Trump just before he took the stage at a rally: EXCLUSIVE | One-on-one with presidential candidate Read More …

How we process the news from Santa Barbara…

In this world, too many people see discussions as only about one topic or another, and these folks shun the idea that topics have many subtopics and sources. The world of Elliot Rodger is by no means exclusive, but if his actions bring these multiple threads of discussion to a head, perhaps we can have Read More …

No vast right-wing conspiracies here. Nope.

And here we are, at the end of the first full week in January. That didn’t take nearly as long as I thought it would. Koch-backed political coalition, designed to shield donors, raised $400 million in 2012 “The political network spearheaded by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch has expanded into a far-reaching operation of Read More …