by | Feb 6, 2019

Rather than write about the mean girls right out of the gate, I chose, instead to focus on President Trump’s fine State of the Union turn. Read about it here.  Moving on from that, though, one of the most remarkable…

by | Jul 31, 2018

We are a nation of meddlesome Americans. It was not always thus. There was a time when Americans did not nark on their neighbors. They didn’t inform on their coworkers. They have not, historically, been the comrades in a communist…

by | May 19, 2017

There wasn’t much of use to take away from that Psychology 101 course I took all those years ago. (The main lesson I took away from it was not to take Psychology 201.) But learning about the defense mechanism of…

by | May 11, 2017

Sovietologist Tom Nichols believes Donald Trump’s Twitter transparency gives the President’s game away to foreign operatives. Tom put forth these tweets that beg the question: Is President Trump arming enemies and friends with data that helps them manipulate the President and by…

by | Jan 4, 2017

The disciplines we call the “hard sciences” such as chemistry and physics inhabit the cold, sterile world of laboratories, uncontaminated by a boundless assortment of potential impurities. Today, economics pretends to be one of the hard sciences, yet the laboratories…

by | Nov 15, 2016

No one died. No war was lost. No one was diagnosed with an incurable disease. A candidate lost her bid for elected office. She was not entitled to the office. It wasn’t bequeathed to her. It wasn’t “her” time simply…

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