Just a Coincidence I’m sure

The NYT is suddenly very down on polls titled Stop the Polling Insanity OVER the past few weeks, cable news networks and other media sites have trumpeted wild fluctuations and surprising results in polling on the presumed general-election matchup between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton. I'm sure this has nothing to do with two … Continue reading Just a Coincidence I’m sure

Like something out of Downton Abbey

It's Friday and I'm in the mood for something other than dismal "democratic socialism" news, so I was reading a link my friend sent on Kick Kennedy. I've never been a fan of the Kennedys, indeed, I don't even understand the Kennedy adoration among some, but this story combines a lot of the threads Julian … Continue reading Like something out of Downton Abbey

Facebook Dialogue for Dupes vs Direct Action

Montgomery Scott: The Best Diplomat I know is a fully charged Phaser Bank Star Trek A Taste of Armageddon (1967) There was a famous exchange between Harry Truman and Soviet Foreign Affairs Minister Vyacheslav Molotov over the Soviets refusal to carry out their agreements concerning Polish Self Determination. He then walks into the room with … Continue reading Facebook Dialogue for Dupes vs Direct Action