Monthly Archives: January 2020

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  MARK FIORE

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Truthdig Thursday

President Trump is on trial. As in a real trial, charges have been asserted: the House alleges high crimes and misdemeanors. A judge presides: Chief Justice John Roberts sits in his fine black robe at the head of the chamber. … Continue reading

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Wall Street Wednesday

From unmarked strip-mall offices in small-town Alabama, the calls go out across the United States, meant to talk people into giving money for heart-tugging causes like helping breast cancer patients or the widows of fallen police officers. Even as they … Continue reading

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To Humanity Tuesday

Humanity will soon be without first-hand witnesses of the depths to which it can sink. Survivors at the memorial knew that. They came to bear witness one last time. Exactly 75 years after the Red Army’s liberation of Auschwitz, those … Continue reading

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Money Pig Monday

The number-one super-PAC for Donald Trump, which is expected to raise tens of millions of dollars to help re-elect him this year, has come up with a nifty fundraising gimmick: the “Witch Hunt Timeline”. This interactive chronology supposedly details “the … Continue reading

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Another Stratospheric Sunday

POLAR STRATOSPHERIC CLOUDS: For the second day in a row, rare polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) have appeared over Sweden. “I couldn’t believe my eyes when I looked out the window this morning,” reports Jordan Herbst of Earth to Sky Calculus, who is … Continue reading

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Standard Connector Saturday

Do all cables matter? I found myself asking this deeply cursed question as I read a report commissioned by Apple on the European commission’s plan to require mobile device makers to adopt a standard charger. The report runs 92-pages, features … Continue reading

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