Monthly Archives: September 2019

Putin Patsy Monday

When President Donald Trump released a quasi-transcript of his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, he was trying to short-circuit a burgeoning scandal that was fueling a cry for his impeachment. Because there was no making-an-offer-you-can’t-refuse quid … Continue reading

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Subsiding Sunday

SUBSIDING STORMS: Contrary to forecasts, a stream of solar wind that hit Earth’s magnetic field on Sept. 27th did not produce G2-class geomagnetic storms. Instead, minor G1-class storms were observed. Sometimes that happens! Even those storms are subsiding now as the solar wind … Continue reading

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Rich Saturday Reading

In 2007, Gary Rivlin wrote a New York Times feature profile of highly successful people in Silicon Valley. One of them, Hal Steger, lived with his wife in a million-dollar house overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Their net worth was about … Continue reading

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Brown Noser Thursday

White House critics said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr should be impeached following news that the Justice Department declined to investigate President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky. In late August, according to the … Continue reading

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Weird Wednesday

In the middle of the Nevadan desert, outside a secretive US military airstrip, I found the world’s strangest social media convention. Dozens of young, good-looking, often costumed people were running around filming each other with semi-professional video rigs. They were … Continue reading

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Truthout Tuesday

The most successful of Trump’s anti-immigrant measures up until now — and possibly the most vicious — hasn’t been getting the attention it deserves. In operation since late January, Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), originally called “Remain in Mexico,” allows the … Continue reading

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