The 20th anniversary of 9/11 recently arrived. I did not watch the news, nor read any official statements by government. Instead I scrolled through Reddit as usual and in doing so found very moving and powerful images, video and commentary. I had never heard of the last run of Ladder 118 nor seen graphic video…… Continue reading Twenty Years Since 9/11 – Wars and Lies – Current State and Thoughts of the Future.
I do not want to write about politics anymore. I want to forget the vileness of the past four years and general meanness of the Republicans for the past decade or so. I want to go back to a time when talk of politics was the domain of old people talking about things I really…… Continue reading Bad Republicans
The World Is Changing: Trump, COVID, Crypto and the Internet.
It is difficult to really understand how much things are changing from our day to day experiences. It is as though a huge stone is thrown into the middle of a tranquil lake; we see the big splash but rarely wait to watch all of the ripples as they reach the shore and subside after…… Continue reading The World Is Changing: Trump, COVID, Crypto and the Internet.
The Domestic Terrorist Insurrection
I write this as America remains in shock of disbelief at what has been described as first a protest, then a riot, but in reality was a domestic coup attempt by domestic terrorists. The media is having a hard time using that word terrorists as the criminals were not brown or black but almost all…… Continue reading The Domestic Terrorist Insurrection
Three Images that Define Trump’s America
This is a post I really did not want to write. I even had trouble coming up with the title and if I should choose “Trump’s America” or just “America.” I went with the former because I believe there is still a lot of good in America and Americans, but there is a sickness and…… Continue reading Three Images that Define Trump’s America