https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/1038192113396142080 BONUS: read the tags on this one. Read them any way you want.
I bet you can guess who the reality show POTUS is. Hopefully this won't come to pass--but let's not underestimate the foolishness of our leadership at the moment. If it does happen, I bet the first communication from the hiding-from-disaster presidential bunker will include a brag about his war having the best ratings ever. (This... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/988530962979065860 I mean, seriously. How ignorant and/or priggish do you have to be? Also, sweet potato pie is almost as regional as jambalaya. Maybe this isn't about "froo-froo" food, but about Erick's prejudices and his desire to pronounce anything that isn't familiar and comforting to him "wrong." What a cringing prick.
https://twitter.com/sabartonwrites/status/950111751122628612 The title kinda says it all, doesn't it? File this one under "if this goes on..."
https://twitter.com/sabartonwrites/status/913784207696175104 I've taken up tweeting from the future, example above, in addition to my usual political-writing-SciFi-whatevs antics @Tao23. It keeps me thinking to turn out those tweets on a semi-regular basis. And the tweets can make a great nucleus for future SciFi News Network posts here, AKA my futurist "predictions." Older posts are formatted to look... Continue Reading →
...a goodly number of us dreamers are going to ruefully reflect that it was entirely possible for humanity to establish off-planet settlements following the Apollo program. Settlements that likely could have been self-sustaining by now because in the alternate reality where humankind put as much effort and resources and brains as possible behind establishing populations... Continue Reading →
The question is, does President Donald "Joffrey" Trump think he's having a fun wrestling-entertainment-style feud with CNN and most of the rest of the US press in order to boost his personal ratings, as if he were a television show himself? Or is Donald J. Trump having a Kim-family-of-North-Korea kind of experience, finding himself enraged... Continue Reading →
This is where things could go if they go very, very wrong for the American people -- not quite the wrongest. The worst case, as usual, is And, as a Cold War kid, that image and possible end is always with me. Yep, we could end up eating squirrels and burying half our kids before... Continue Reading →
In the best of Trump voters, there's deep and intense dissatisfaction. A feeling that anything must be better than the politics of our memory, whether that memory is the few years of the 18 year old first time voter or the several decades of the elder Trump voter. In many, I think, there's an... Continue Reading →