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Meandering Monday about 2020 and Living with Uncertainty and Corruption

Raise your hand if 2020 is your favorite year. Unless you’re an anarchist, I don’t think so. This year has too much uncertainty even for a speculative fiction writer like me. We live in a meandering time, in a meandering world, in a meandering country. When will Covid be over? Will I be allowed to … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday about Complexities, Compromising, & Coronavirus

There is no perfect answer to how we deal with the Wuhan Coronavirus. You don’t want people to die, but we (in the U.S.) lose tens of thousands to influenza each flu season (this last one was fairly light – around 18,000 deaths; usually we’re looking at 30,000 or so – just for perspective.) You … Continue reading

Meandering Monday about Russian Static
commentary / Meandering / Politics

Meandering Monday about Russian Static

They’re back! In case you don’t remember (or only got the Dem-MSM spin), we’ve just had a couple of years of collusion investigation (on Trump, not on the real colluders) that wound up unable to find any evidence. In the course of that investigation, there were gratuitous assertions that Russia wanted to help Trump, but … Continue reading