Why Mega Corporations Are Bad

Mega-corporations. That's the name for a corporation that's grown so large that it eats other smaller ones. Like a virus. Kraft brands. I'd always preferred to buy them, especially after they openly supported Gay Rights, and same-sex marriage. But it's really interesting to find out what, exactly, Kraft owns. It isn't just the items that … Continue reading Why Mega Corporations Are Bad

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To Hell With Civility

To Hell With Civility I was on the side of civility. That we should let people eat wherever they want, regardless of who they are. But I was coming from the old school, where we leave alone people who are different.  Gays, Blacks, Latinos, Syrians, Palestinians, etc.  It should go without saying that I'm referring … Continue reading To Hell With Civility

Why Other Countries Hate the United States

I'm a vet.  A non-war vet.  And I'm ashamed every day when I hear about our military being sent somewhere, and I'm outraged by the demonization and victimization of those who are brave enough to stand up to their country's purveyors of crime and tell the world what they did.  Snowden, Manning, and several others … Continue reading Why Other Countries Hate the United States

The Campaign to Stop the Press From Doing Its Job

The Biggest Secret: My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror ~ by James Risen "The Obama administration was demanding that I reveal the confidential sources I had relied on for a chapter about a botched CIA operation in my 2006 book, “State of War.” I had … Continue reading The Campaign to Stop the Press From Doing Its Job

The Reason for “Fake News” Accusations

"Fake News" has now become the favorite cry for those who don't like the truth thrown at them.  Whenever Donald Trump hears something he doesn't like, he says, "Fake News". Well, it isn't fake.  It's fact. But where and why did the "fake news" accusation start and why does it continue?  It's not thanks to … Continue reading The Reason for “Fake News” Accusations

Did You Know About the Nashville Waffle House Mass Shooting? Probably Not, & Here’s Why

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/us/waffle-house-shooting-nashville.html AT THE END OF THE ARTICLE: "Officials, from detectives to trauma surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said there would have been greater bloodshed had a 29-year-old customer, James Shaw Jr., not wrested the rifle away from Mr. Reinking while he was reloading. Mr. Reinking then fled the restaurant, the police said, naked except … Continue reading Did You Know About the Nashville Waffle House Mass Shooting? Probably Not, & Here’s Why