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

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When A Fandom Love Becomes Dysfunctional

This is about the CW network series, Supernatural. I love Supernatural.  I love the Winchester boys. Or rather, I love the boys but the series' writers and producers--also known as The Powers That Be (TPTB)--have become lame-ass. Supernatural finished its 12th season this past May.  It wasn't all that thrilling.  The same can be said … Continue reading When A Fandom Love Becomes Dysfunctional

Corruption Was Not Built in a Day

You know that cliched saying, "Rome was not built in a day"?   Consider applying that to getting rid of the corruption in our political system and government.  We will NOT get rid of it in the next four years.  It will increase a thousand-fold. It will now be harder to get rid of, but … Continue reading Corruption Was Not Built in a Day

The Major Players in GoT

When you read or watch Game of Thrones for the first time, the one thing that stands out starkly in nearly every scene, plot, game, and relationship is the fact that this world is violently, virulently, and catastrophically misogynistic.  Women are property.  They're either someone's wife, daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, priestess, ... and whore or … Continue reading The Major Players in GoT

Climate Change, “Before the Flood”, and Hillary Clinton’s Carbon Tax Intention

Alternet's interview with Fisher Stevens, the director of the new docu, "Before the Flood":  The New "Inconvenient Truth": Leonardo DiCaprio's New Documentary Wants to Challenge Climate Change Skeptics Excellent article.  The film will also air, fittingly, on the National Geographic Channel on October 30th at 8 pm. One thing the film is promoting, in internet … Continue reading Climate Change, “Before the Flood”, and Hillary Clinton’s Carbon Tax Intention

Finally: A cheat sheet report on Trump

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet It's in The Atlantic, but still.  First Newsweek, then The Atlantic.  Will TIME and The Wall Street Journal please step up?  Everyone seems to be ignoring the "lesser" read outlets, never mind ignoring anything in freakin' *print*.  Seems all the "regular" folk don't give a crap … Continue reading Finally: A cheat sheet report on Trump