June, 2019 archive
Tales of the Trumpling: Snapshots of Trickle-Down Trumpery 0
The notion that someone walking about hospital grounds with his doctor’s permission with an IV stand and an active IV inserted into his body is attempting to “steal medical equipment” is prima facie farcical.
“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0
Toast the politeness.
Lyon County Sheriff’s Detectives determined by investigation that the shooting was an accident caused by intoxication.
The investigation revealed that two subjects were intoxicated and playing with a firearm, when one of them fired the gun, striking the victim.
The Rich Are Different from You and Me 0
Campaign Cash(ing In) 0
It may seem that the 2020 Presidential campaign already has gone on forever, even though no party yet has an official nominee.
That ain’t nothing.
At the Orlando Sentinel, Scott Maxwell has rounded up an astonishing list of never-ending sorties.
It’s All about the Algorithm 0
David discusses how YouTube’s changing its algorithm is affecting his business model. I’m posting this because I think it is a telling commentary of the state of media today. Although I find David a sane and reasonable commentator–that’s why I from time to time feature his commentary–part of me agrees with Bob Cesca that we need to “bring back the gatekeepers.”
Suffer the Children 0
In These Trumpled Times . . . 2
. . . even Highlights Magazine has had enough.
“Old Times There Are Not Forgotten” 0
Elie Mystal channels William Faulkner, explaining for Joe Biden’s benefit* how “the past is not even past.”
*No, Joe won’t benefit, but the rest of us might.
A Picture Is Worth 0
Tony Norman wonders, just how much?