BLM and OPM

BLM and OPM

Where is all that money going? Thus spake Michael Brown, Sr. after he learned that BLM (the organization) had raised $90M by exploiting BLM (the movement) for financial gain. And, thus, the seedy underbelly of all things political emerges once again. It’s always...
Killing Opportunity

Killing Opportunity

What does the Left have against the young? Despite all the ‘Science!,’ schools remain closed or are opening sl-o-o-o-wly because of massive resistance from teachers’ unions. A ‘lost year’ isn’t a particularly big deal to adults from...
Revelation By Proxy

Revelation By Proxy

As is probably true for most Internet surfers, I sometimes go “on safari” on the Web, letting my nose and the various algorithms take me where they will. Sometimes, those safaris do nothing more than kill time. Other times, though, I intersect something...
Us, and Them, and Them

Us, and Them, and Them

Speculative fiction writers, whether they be “science-y” or not, often bring us visions of possible futures. Some are optimistic, some less so. Some fall into the “dystopian” category, defined by the Oxford Languages folks as, “relating...
The Headline Is The Tale

The Headline Is The Tale

Two headlines caught my eye this morning: “Why Vaccines Alone Will Not End The Pandemic” – The New York Times “COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it.” – National Geographic Both articles...