commentary / Perception / Politics

False Flag Friday: Is It REALLY About the Children?

When you see an overabundance of reporting on a subject, you should take some time to figure out why – especially when it looks like you’re not getting all sides of the story. All the brouhaha being made about children being separated from parents on the border is misguided at best, malevolently manipulative at its … Continue reading

commentary / Meandering / Politics

Meandering Monday about the Manners of Emily Litella

I have fond memories of Emily Litella, one of Gilda Radner’s characters from the original class of Saturday Night Live. The lady would get on the news report giving a concerned citizen’s report on some issue that she was concerned about. She would berate parents for protesting “violins on television” (instead of violence), or complain … Continue reading

commentary / Perception

Fundamentalist Friday: What Everybody Knows, What You Believe, and the Truth

Narrative seems bigger today than it has in memory – mine, at least. Or maybe, with the end of the “mainstream media” monopoly on reporting, narrative has just become more obvious. When I say narrative, I mean NARRATIVE as in the adherence to a particular slant on telling stories – and I don’t mean fiction … Continue reading