A Permanently Divided Country?

The famous quote “You are entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts,” comes from Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Unfortunately, it does not take into account human psychology, which can skew facts like a funhouse mirror, or worse, blank them out entirely. A classic example of this is … Continue reading

A Steady Diet of Paranormal Baloney

I once saw a video of Richard Dawkins speaking at a skeptics’ conference. His subject was the “paranormal” versus the “perinormal.” What a difference a couple of letters can make. The perinormal means all those things that exist in reality that we do not yet know of, and may never … Continue reading

Improve Your Twitter for the 2018 Election!

Now is the time to start gearing up for a massively consequential election.   2018 mid-term elections will be played out even as we are under attack from organized Russian cyber-criminals. We can know that for sure because, according to the six top leaders of American intelligence, no directive has … Continue reading

Three Old Songs from the Heart

Winding up a fairly bizarre year, and starting one that’s sure to be only more so, let’s leave off from outrages and bottomless pits for a little while and consider something else. How about a style of music that is never made anymore? In this case we’re talking about moody, … Continue reading

Conspiracy Drivel Compounds Vegas Tragedy

The October 1st massacre in Las Vegas gave us an object lesson in the intellectual poverty and psychological troubles of a large segment of the population. Not the sniper himself, who was an obvious mental defective, but rather the people who are bent on finding conspiracies whether any case exists … Continue reading

Smuggled Nukes, the Ultimate Threat

Although it has dragged on for so many decades, it is hard to imagine that the impasse with North Korea can endure for another year. The fact that the Kim regime now has nuclear weapons, and is finalizing a missile delivery system, and is as unstable as it is, indicates … Continue reading