Category Archives: politics

Denial

It’s amazing to watch the financial markets these days. There’s Trump and the damned virus and Russia all causing trouble and optimism reigns. It’s as if investors were convinced the markets could never decline. It’s as if investors had no … Continue reading

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Suing Oil

“For decades, these oil and gas companies spent millions to mislead consumers and discredit climate science in pursuit of profits. The defendants violated the District’s consumer protection law by concealing the fact that using fossil fuels threatens the health of … Continue reading

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GO!

Go TRUMP!Go PENCE!Go TRUMP!Go PENCE!Go TRUMP!Go PENCE!Catch COVID-19 at your stupid rally in Tulsa!Go Straight To Hell! Well, I can dream, can’t I? By the numbers, it is quite likely that one of these two Bozos will catch COVID-19 but … Continue reading

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Despair Is The New World Order

Effectively, USA has been the “leader” of the free world for decades. That’s all turning to dust in the reign of Trump. Yesterday, he threatened to issue illegal orders to the US military to invade states who did not stifle … Continue reading

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The Second Wave

Idiots everywhere are getting ahead of their skis. This is the situation: The virus is still out there. There are thousands of new cases daily and thousands of deaths daily. These rates are similar to the times when COVID-19 was … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be…

The train-wreck continues. Trump continues to abuse anyone critical of his perverse policies. Gifted civil servants have to choose whether to risk unemployment or passively tolerate Trump’s outrageous statements and deeds. It’s election year folks. It’s not the end of … Continue reading

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Update on Everything

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. A lot has happened. Here’s my take on it. Trump has turned daily briefings into political ads for himself. It won’t work. Even Rasmussen has him far down in the polls. They’ve supported … Continue reading

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Sharks Become Real When They Circle Your Lifeboat

Yesterday sharks became real for me. Before then COVID-19 was mostly something in news stories. Yesterday, I encountered sharks circling my lifeboat: toilet tissue became scarce in the big box stores bleach became scarce in the big box stores a … Continue reading

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High Noon For Democrats

Today will be a day that might live in infamy in Democratic politics. Rats leaving their sinking ships have clambered aboard the SS Biden, hoping to defeat Universal Medical Care… Sigh. Why has a country known for innovation refused to … Continue reading

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Wind & Solar Power Defeat Trump

“Trump does not like wind and solar power, but the market absolutely loves wind and solar power. The EIA predicts wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage will be 78% of new electrical generation capacity in 2020. We will see 5.57 … Continue reading

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Iran

Iran has been around for millennia and isn’t going to go away or change any time soon. What should we do about Iran? How about leaving it alone?  How about not trying to get Iran to copy our mistakes? How … Continue reading

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Fallout From Trump’s Tariff War OR GNU/Linux Beats TOOS

“In a major blow to Microsoft, the Chinese government will be replacing all PCs that run Windows by 2022, and could instead use a Chinese-created Linux distro, such as Kylin Linux.”   See China to ditch all Windows PCs by … Continue reading

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