News?

Tony Burman: Donald Trump is the Manchurian president Tony Burman – Foreign Affairs Columnist 16 hrs ago ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. © BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI U.S. President Donald Trump has consistently waved off evidence that he or his campaign has had contacts with Russians. But the Robert Mueller probe is showing those denials to be flimsy, writes Tony Burman. … More News?

Whose transgender plan is before Supreme Court?

Trump announced in March that he would endorse a plan by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to restrict the military service of transgender people who experience a condition called gender dysphoria. The policy replaced an outright ban on transgender service members that Trump announced last year on Twitter, citing concern over military focus and medical costs. … More Whose transgender plan is before Supreme Court?

Media makes NASA seem scary.

NASA, media’s favourite scary US government agency, is again appealed to as the authority for a scary prediction. Last week UK newsmakers on Drudge warned of asteroids coming dangerously near earth over the weekend (while we Canadians celebrated Remembrance Day) that the NASA online site seemed unaware of; this week “https://www.iceagenow.info/lack-of-sunspots-to-bring-record-cold-warns-nasa-scientist/ “on Drudge there’s another … More Media makes NASA seem scary.

Non Sense

My old computer was scarcely invasive like this new one with sales traps and phishing nets behind each bright “try me” icon, beckoning like Snow White’s apple. Outside old autumn declines as sun falls under rain clouds, and  my mindless new  computer asks when winter ends.

Judging the Judge

“Fake news” is now a global rage. But this newly popularized phrase though unverifiable  and so meaningless, reminds that news consumers are inherently dependent on what media people say. The Ford Kavanaugh  saga, that at first seemed a conflict of opposing testimonies,  now seems  a tale of dueling minds told by verbal fighters who’ve been … More Judging the Judge