Month: August 2021

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Joe Biden’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal has to have almost the entirety of the planet reconsidering its perspectives on Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump.  But human nature – is human nature.  It is immutable.  So many quotations endure – because they accurately capture aspects of who we are.  As we enter the second half of…

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We are currently experiencing a mass expansion of government censorship.  Which government attempts to justify by saying they’re only censoring “disinformation,” “misinformation” or “fake news.” Except…. Dog Memes, Fake News, Political Ads and Big Tech: Who Watches the Watchers?: “(W)e have millions of highly influential American citizens looking to ban information – in the name…

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Big Tech is titanically huge.  Behold some market caps….  Microsoft:                                $2.29 trillion Alphabet (Google/YouTube):  $1.85 trillion Amazon:                                  $1.62 trillion  Facebook:                               $1.01 trillion And Big Tech uses its hugeness to purchase metric tons of crony government policy.  Behold some 2019-2020 federal lobbying and contribution tallies…. Alphabet (Google/YouTube):  $49.06 million Amazon:                                  $48.31 million Facebook:                               $44.36 million Microsoft:                               …

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How do you spell disaster in Washington?   It is spelled “bipartisan.”  Bipartisan legislation is not always bad. There are plenty of examples of both parties working together to benefit the country. But when lawmakers put lipstick on a bad, unpopular idea with the promise of “bipartisan” support, it usually spells disaster. Such is the case…

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We are FINALLY extricating ourselves from the terminally un-winnable nightmare mess that is Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been for 10,000 years an unaltered, undeveloped country of mountain men goat herders.  Thousands of years’ worth of outside attempts to conquer or convert them – all failed miserably.  All of the above is what law enforcement communities would…

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The United States is a very young country.  Our sense of history is compressed.  Our history is a blip on the radar of many other nations’ and peoples’ histories.  So our perspective on things is often quite different. China has been China for thousands of years.  Basically the same people living in the same place…

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We are in the Age of Stupid.  We the Thinking have been concussed into a stupor – and forcibly submerged beneath the waves of idiocy.  There is so much dumbness coming at us from so many directions, it is impossible to deal with it all – let alone fight it all off. The best one…

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Former President Barack Obama just turned sixty.  To celebrate, he threw on August 7 a giant, non-social-distanced, mask-free suarez at one of his three post-presidential mansions. Obama Variant? Footage Show Maskless Guests Enjoying Former Prez Party The Obamas played host to the elitist of the elite.  All of whom have spent the last year-plus demanding…