Front page news that isn’t news.

Mt. Mantap collapse: Not news. Structural integrity was lost and partial collapse occurred in the last test, 3 Sept 2017 and was widely reported. Everyone understands that the site is no longer usable. However, as of yesterday, 38 North and other news outlets were still saying the site was fully functional so Kim can argue […]

Israel has never had a domestically generated school shooting.

Google:  Israeli girls with guns See? In Israel, young men and women serve mandatory military terms.  When trained, they can carry 24/7. No one thinks anything about it.  Automatic weapons and handguns are not a problem.  People stop terrorism instantly. Of course, Israel is surrounded by enemies and can be at war in ten minutes.  […]

Donald Trump hired the wrong people. He should have called me.

From Consortium News:  https://consortiumnews.com/2018/04/19/war-fever/ War Fever There is a fever that seizes this land from time to time and it is the fever of war, a condition that this time seems immune to all known cures, starting with reason, as Daniel Lazare explores.  By Daniel Lazare  Special to Consortium News What happens when an unthinkable […]

Why no one trusts the US anymore

From Asia Times, 19 Apr, 2018 http://www.atimes.com/article/russia-exposes-british-lies-skripal-trail-leads-us/ The page is returning a 404 error in the US..  but I grabbed it: Russia exposes British lies on Skripal, but trail leads to US Moscow says it has proof that the agent used in the UK attack is a chemical weapon patented in the US. So was this […]

America: the new global Humbug.

We don’t have any patriots or heroes anymore. We can’t look up to anyone as role models except grossly overpaid Hollywood types, the great majority of whom are brainless.  We no longer trust our government and for very good reason:  it is neither trustworthy nor does it operate in our best interests. Our citizenry has […]

A day in the life….

“What is that smell?” ‘I’m cooking bacon because the avocados are all getting ripe.’ (I’m too smart to ask what ripe avocados have to do with bacon, but I persevere.) “It doesn’t small like bacon.” ‘It’s Irish bacon.  I got it on sale.’ “Hahaha!  Irish bacon indeed.  Is it green? (snicker)” ‘Yes.  The man said […]