Donald Trump

New Yorker starts analysis of Trump with, “honestly…”

What have we learned about that? Well, actually, the headline is just a hair away from that, “Being honest about Trump.” I think it qualifies, though. So would WSJ in this piece, I think. For all of my complaints about … Continue reading


When is sharing a password a federal crime? And when isn’t it?

By Carole McNall I glanced at the sexy headline: Sharing your Netflix password is now a federal crime, court rules. Intrigued, I read the story. Then I read the court case, United States v. Nosal. I discovered, within a page … Continue reading

CATEGORY: UnitedStates

Another Fourth, another episode of blissful national blindness

No red, white, and blue adorn my flagpole. No patriotic bunting arches over my front door. No fireworks await their flaming demise. I no longer enjoy the nation’s formal parting from Great Britain (which was on July 2, anyway). I … Continue reading

Trump Cook Out

Hypocrisy Watch: FOX reporter cares deeply about the liberty of those who agree with him

Donald Trump, Kim Davis and Cook Out: because the Constitution guarantees redeemed sinners the right to fast food. First, the headline: ‘Hell No!’ Cashier refuses to serve Trump backers Shannon Riggs and her cousins were famished after attending a Donald Trump rally … Continue reading


Newspapers’ big problem: failure to distinguish meaningful from meaningless

Warren Buffett, the newspaper-loving Oracle of Omaha, isn’t loving newspapers quite as much these days. Speaking of the industry’s attempts to create a viable business plan, he told USA Today’s Rem Rieder, “We haven’t cracked the code yet.” Said Buffett: … Continue reading