A lot of “news” just “blows over”; that’s what President Trump’s media coverage has taught me. Maybe that’s how it’s always been: “breaking news” is just for the moment to keep journalists earning their bread and filling consumers’ minds with anxiety, like fear of Armagedon over and over again predicted by someone who it’s said … More Anxiety and “Breaking News”
When the lands of Abraham were made into smaller morsels for reasons lost to politics and punditry Blind to Britain’s colonial ambitions: its mandate in Mosel, lovers of peace called Prime Minister Blair Bush’s poodle. Burdened now by parodies of personality: in shackles for the colour of his skin, the style of his hair, the … More
…Fellow researchers have said that if the evidence which the new theory promises had been discovered before Hawking died last week, it may have secured the Nobel Prize which had eluded him for so long…
In recent years when I’ve opened an online journalist’s newspaper report I’ve been unable to close the videos purportedly representing the text I’m trying to read. Often, unable to read the text because of the impossible-to-close videos, some of which are mindless junk promotions, I just close the page assuming that regardless of header topic, … More For readers words say more than pictures.
George Washington, real-estate warrior, political father of America and of the world’s first universal male vote dreaded the possibility that every little American would be born a little Tory or a little Wig. …”It was Washington who warned against the formation of political parties and urged the nation to choose leaders for reasons that transcended … More “Birth of a Nation”
‘Steve Jobs: “People Don’t Read Anymore.”‘ The above was a response to a search for “Do people read?” a search based on my belief that fewer people read books. The first set of responses I got were that reading has increased astronomically from 1945 until now that appeared among headers about self publishing reminding me … More Reading