Since I left college in the ‘60s, my “thankful” list has shrunk. The “not thankful” list is on its second ream of paper. Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to be thankful, as tradition […]
The corrupt American Congress: Extortionists? Or seduced by bribes? Now that’s something for the FBI to investigate
Now that the FBI has its gumshoes working on cleaning up college athletics, perhaps it could focus on examining corruption elsewhere — perhaps in the American Congress, as my S&R college Sam […]
Superman is dead, and Donald Trump killed him.
“Sustainability” and “resilience” aren’t the same thing, and nobody knows what “green” means, anyway. I have become a bit more irritated these days about linguistic sloppiness. Well, I’m getting old and cranky. […]
US electronics are classified as “arms” to prevent the US’ enemies from developing advanced technologies, yet Donald is OK selling actual US-made guns and ammunition. What the fuck?
By Tamara Enz Cynicism and sarcasm toward my country and its future are hard for me to get around these days; sometimes I trip over them in unexpected ways. This was clear […]
Oh, my. Look at the dot. It’s blue. It’s representative of “one unified network,” says the chief marketing officer of Gannett, owner of the USA Today Network. The blue dot — and […]
Antarctica is cold. I learned that in grade school. The record is 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit below zero set in 1983. Did you know the southernmost continent is also a desert? I know […]
America is a great idea, but it’s hard to love these days. At some point tonight millions and millions of us will find ourselves sitting in a stadium or a park or […]
by djerrid The “trolley problem” is a classic philosophical moral dilemma. The thought experiment is as such: A runaway trolley is speeding down the rails where it will hit a group of […]