Big Mouths, Big Trouble

Big Mouths, Big Trouble

In the last week, a couple of conservative loudmouths have gotten some backlash after making comments about David Hogg, one of the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting who has become an outspoken advocate for gun law reform. First it was Fox News Channel...
As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Questions I haven’t heard anyone ask in the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story: if Trump is so concerned about saving and creating American jobs, why did his campaign hire a British firm to help with his election campaign? Aren’t there companies in the US...
I’m Lying, But Please Sign Here

I’m Lying, But Please Sign Here

I was headed into the public library when a guy outside asked, “Sir, are you a registered voter?” I knew where this was going. He had a petition or two he’d like me to sign. I had recently added my name to the list of Missourians who want to legalize...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Talk about a mic drop. In the final four paragraphs of Julie Bosman’s piece in the NY Times about the candidates for governor in Illinois, she writes about this interaction between Republican Jeanne Ives and Democrat Chris Kenney… At a bipartisan candidate...
Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

Using our voices instead of our fingers to get information from search providers and elsewhere is becoming more and more common. I recently bought an Amazon Alexa and am amazed at how good it is at voice recognition. I rarely have to repeat myself, and the response is...