You Become What You Hate If…

https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/1052594643869818880?s=19 GenX and Boomer politicians -- which is just about everyone in Congress -- remember the old Soviets well. The peddlers of fake history (looking at you, David Barton and Dinesh D'Souza), like, you know, just about any dictatorial head of state thug. The ones who disenfranchised, imprisoned, and quickly began to murder political opponents... Continue Reading →

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Surprise Asteroid + “Fake News” =

The article pictured above mentions an asteroid large enough to mimic a nuclear airburst, noticed only a day before a close flyby of Earth. A day. Right now, in the US and UK at least (likely elsewhere, but I'm not politically knowledgeable enough to point fingers in those directions) it's fashionable to holler "fake news!"... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction: Under Ashes

“Anything worth a damn is made on a coast and ships from a coast. By air or sea.” That's what the president said. At least, it's what was reported on the shadow web that snakes through the makeshift network of “smart” stoves and washing machines and automobiles (if you can afford them!) and can openers... Continue Reading →

Like Arguing on the Internet

  This post isn't about legalizing or not legalizing marijuana, despite my choice of picture---that's a topic that's way off topic for this blog.  Suffice it to say that I'm in favor of applying rational thought to our various concerns.   The reason I used this image is that it employs hyperbole.  Many of us... Continue Reading →

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