Sunday, December 29, 2019

Opinion | We Learned to Write the Way We Talk - The New York Times

We need to evolve, of course, but let's not let this dash the English language on the rocks.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Thirteen writers from around the world on the way the president scrambled their nations’ affairs. - The Washington Post

Sadly, few people seem to care about the essence of ths story. I do. Thanks for trying, Washington Post.

Brexit was a distraction. Europe is facing a hellish 2020 - CNN

Europe needs a big shot of "Let's All Pull Together" medicine. So does the world.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Facing a ‘Food Desert,’ Oklahoma City Wants Dollar Stores to Sell Fresh Food - WSJ

Seems laudible.

Give us the evidence

Why won't the leadership of the Senate endorse the idea of demanding that the people best able to add more facts to the record be allowed/compelled to appear for the Senate trial of TRUMP?

Opinion | I Headed the F.B.I. and C.I.A. There’s a Dire Threat to the Country I Love. - The New York Times

I don't think this has gotten anywhere near the attention that it and he merit.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Pensacola gunman got around a ban on foreigners buying guns

I cannot come to grips with the notion that someone who is a citizen of another country deserves, only because of that, to be put in a category of holders of lesser rights than the rest of us. For a country supposedly committed to equality for all, why is there a seeming a footnote that reads in part "unless you are non-citizen, in which case you are discriminated against in ways that would never survive 14th Amendment challenge if the case was about US citizens?

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Who Keeps Europe’s Farm Billions Flowing? Often, Those Who Benefit - The New York Times

Important issue.

Trump assaults facts to survive impeachment - CNNPolitics

We seem sofar from learning how to fix this.John ROBERTS may be our only hope. Otherwise, all systems will continue to fail.

Friday, December 06, 2019

Mike Bloomberg to Bloomberg News reporters upset over not being able to probe Democrats: 'With your paycheck comes some restrictions' - CNN

What a jerk; he has now become a stain on the entire election process and our system of freedom of expression. He should just give his money to the Democratic National Committee and shut up.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019