Do Experts really understand what they talk about?

07/16/2017 Do Experts really understand what they talk about? I am continually amazed by the arrogance of the media and many of the "experts" they refer to in their news articles and reports. In several of my writings on this page and others I contribute to I comment on the importance of how a person … Continue reading Do Experts really understand what they talk about?

Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”?

07/10/2017 Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”? Ever had the feeling that you're missing something but you can't put your finger on it? Something about all the press coverage has been bothering me. The argument put forth has been so compelling for Trump to lay off the Fake News issue and quit going after … Continue reading Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”?

Capitalism The sin of the world or something else?

07/08/2017 Capitalism The sin of the world or something else? As the G20 summit comes into full swing this past week we saw all the protests in Hamburg against the US specifically and the west in general because all the wealth we supposedly have. So is it evil? What makes it work, and yes it … Continue reading Capitalism The sin of the world or something else?

Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it?

07/04/2017 Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it? The rancor we hear in the news about what's going on in Washington sounds like we're tearing the country apart. How will the country ever survive. A Bernie Sanders supporter goes "head hunting", can it get any worse, who's to blame, shouldn't … Continue reading Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it?

Is it a lie or a misdirection?

07/01/2017 Is it a lie or a misdirection? Transparency, this is the least transparent administration that we've seen in recent history! Wait, … no not quite, if you remember there were meetings in private offsite places where there wouldn't be any documentation for the FOI to discover, meetings on runways and who else knows what … Continue reading Is it a lie or a misdirection?

Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we?

06/22/2017 Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we? Seems like everyone today has a need to be, or has a need to just categorize everything in their life, even those who rail against all the identity politics they hear on TV categorize fall into the definitions they assign to others. Recently I … Continue reading Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we?

Global Warming or Climate Change, is Paris the answer?

06/02/2017 Global Warming or Climate Change, is Paris the answer? Well as of yesterday we're not in the Paris Climate Change accords anymore and many call this an outrage, an offense to humanity, (John Kerry, I think he's swift boating us again), a clear sign Trump is against clear air and clean water, (Jehmu Greene). … Continue reading Global Warming or Climate Change, is Paris the answer?

Functioning Government or Gridlock

05/30/2017  Functioning Government or Gridlock There's a popular conception, I prefer misconception, that the best government is one which does nothing, one that is in perpetual gridlock. That way no one else gets screwed and no other problems get "solved" or we don't end up with a solution in search of a problem as so … Continue reading Functioning Government or Gridlock

Politics in Government – Who Knew

05/26/2017 Politics in Government - Who Knew Who would have thought there was politics in government. Don't we all get along and discuss problems? Work things out so we get the best answer? That's the original idea but as you can see things have changed slightly such that a few individuals have pushed for their … Continue reading Politics in Government – Who Knew