The harder path to a better place

Election Day 2020 is scarcely more than 18 months away, so now is obviously the time to put forward a bold plan to take back the White House: https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/1121777343368974336 OK, I didn't say that it's a good plan. I like George Takei. I followed his Facebook posts for years, often finding them funny, insightful or … Continue reading The harder path to a better place

A short adventure in misinformation and bias online

Yesterday I saw a tweet that included a video clip of Donald Trump allegedly calling people animals. The tweet itself read @realDonaldTrump on people asking for asylum "These aren't people. These are animals." The undated video clip from C-SPAN was 47 seconds long, but I didn't bother to listen to it at the time. I … Continue reading A short adventure in misinformation and bias online

“It’s like a mini-election”

The 22-month special investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election ended this past week with Robert Mueller's report to Attorney General William Barr on Friday. On Sunday Barr issued a 4-page summary of the report. Essentially: No further indictments were recommended by Mueller and there are no sealed indictments that have not been made … Continue reading “It’s like a mini-election”