Fun Fronts Sep29

Fun Fronts

I was sorting through one of my remote hard drives tonight looking for some old files from a story I was working on years ago (a rather big story, no less, that I never could get to or confirm … and now I can’t find the notes either, arrgh) and came across this front page of the...

Taxes Vs. Wealth Sep28

Taxes Vs. Wealth

Earlier today, Donald Trump released his tax plan. I haven’t a chance to really check it out. But while I was watching the press conference streamed on CBS, something struck me during the Q&A period and this is the problem with the national press corps: One of them asked about...

BLOOD MOON ESCLIPSE Sep27

BLOOD MOON ESCLIPSE

Amazing sights. It was worth staying up for. I had lens problems. But...

Biden … Pining Sep27

Biden … Pining

I was struck by this op-ed by Joe Trippi this morning in the Los Angeles Times posted by a politico I know on Facebook: No, pundits, Hillary Clinton isn’t collapsing. Yup, exactly, she’s not collapsing at all. She will win. What many activists supporting Bernie Sanders don’t...

Phew, Caterina Sep26

Phew, Caterina

Caterina Valente, phew, wow … she’s still around, too, and performing!...

Trump-Bushwood? Sep25

Trump-Bushwood?

“A brash, rich lout crashes the party—and becomes an instant crowd favorite.” This writer nails it. Seriously. Wow. How Caddyshack Explains the Presidential...

Obama-GOP Legacy Sep21

Obama-GOP Legacy

This graphic, “The Obama Legacy,” is making its way around Facebook. One of my acquaintances posted it this morning. But, to be true, it’s simply not accurate. A few quick points: First, the presidency only controls one third of the power system we have in the United States...

#FITN2008 Tree Sep18

#FITN2008 Tree

About eight years ago, campaign workers for John Edwards for President doorknocked the West End of Concord and gave away tree saplings.[/caption]About eight years ago, campaign workers for John Edwards for President doorknocked the West End of Concord and gave away tree saplings. Here is the...

2nd GOP Debate Sep16

2nd GOP Debate

Here are some thoughts about the second GOP debate on CNN on Sept. 16, 2015. First, it started ridiculously but ended strong. Three hours was a long time but it’s best to have them be more than an hour, especially with 11 candidates. Many of the candidates tried to move aside from CNN’s...

I Love This Sep15

I Love This

Students find GoPro camera two years after launching via a balloon … and it brings back the most...