Once imagined as the internet of ideas that worldwide web of computers has morphed into a spidery war of mystery and characterless pseudonyms where ones personal friends and relatives invade transparently, the concreteness of their being fading beyond the stratosphere into cyberspace. Advertisements
Media is transfixed by a preoccupation with physical appetite: online images of people are captioned with words like you should see her now as though physical desirability is the measure of a person’s value. Mr. Weinstein’s images introduced in recent days have been my introduction to a person I hadn’t known existed before his face … More A Face
I’ll guess that this is the craziest thing Mr. Trump said last night in Arizona about immigrant gangs: …”This is like from a different age. We are taking these people. They don’t shoot people because it’s too fast and not painful. They cut them up into little pieces. These are animals. We are getting them … More What’s on his mind?
President Trump, when he was Donald Trump, was to me that mean guy saying you’re fired whenever my fingers accidentally hit a certain television channel number, and the guy who had so many bankruptcies media images of him and his long over-coat seemed pointless, almost funny. But then a few years ago an old friend … More Political Image & Character
Jimmy Carter, former U.S.A. Democrat president; was once quoted to have said, before Republican candidate Trump had become President Trump, that Mr. Trump was malleable (shapeable). When I first became aware of candidate Trump’s association with the military, and now President Trump with a Las Vegas donor, I’m wondering if Mr. Carter may have been … More
As of May 14, 2017 I’ve seen two online articles listing acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe as a person President Trump might select as FBI Director to replace Mr. Comey. Two articles presumably by Republican leaning online journals are against the president’s considering McCabe as FBI Director; one journal even charges that choosing McCabe would … More Choosing Mr McCabe