Red Buttons

Little red buttons in a row adorn little faces. Oblivious it seems to the regimented symbolism of those little red emblems placed neatly across the screen like crosses in memory of names lost in forgotten battles. Plastic poppies obediently placed in electronic fields under little faces.

Water

Thinking of Thales The September 28, 2015’s water flowing on Mars report promulgated on television and in online headers from North America to Great Britain reminded me of the early Greek philosopher Thales who taught that water, H2O, two parts hydrogen to one part oxygen, is the fundamental element without which nothing would exist. So … More Water

Maybe pundits are just journalists doing a job.

“Donald Trump’s epic meltdown, explained” Updated by Mathew Yglesias- Oct 15,2016,8:30a This meltdown header from a Vox writer has appeared high in responses to Donald Trump Google searches for some days now. Today(October 16) I opened it for the first time. The writer’s thesis that explains Mr. “Trump’s epic meltdown” is that Trump is an … More Maybe pundits are just journalists doing a job.

Talk about whether or not leftist are the source of hurricane warnings is a reminder that weather is becoming part of political/media discourse. This endless palaver about climate agreements and taxing carbon production designed to to improve the climate for future generations is beginning to seem to mask the haze and noise presently emitted into … More

I did not vote for P.C. Rob Ford to be Toronto’s mayor when he defeated his Liberal challenger, a man who talked of getting into the legal marijuana business, now a respectable government approved concern here in Toronto and in other jurisdictions in North America. But when Mayor Ford began getting flack for ingesting crack … More