Who’s really paying?

With a sardonic chuckle, I read this morning "PG&E to pay $2.5 billion for Wine Country fires" in Northern California.  But who is REALLY ...
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Your Government Works For Money. Surprise.

Most people suspect that our politicians are driven by money, rather than the interests of the voters who elected them, or who live in ...
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Italy’s had enough with illegal migrants …. so has France …

... but the French are careful not to say it out loud.  President Emmanuel Macron of France accused Italy of “cynicism” and “irresponsibility” for ...
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/ / Hot Takes, Immigration, Society

Biblical floods… no longer unusual

A new study published Wednesday in Nature finds that tropical cyclones — which is a catch-all term for hurricanes and typhoons — move more ...
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California’s Running Dry

By the end of this century, California will have 60% LESS snowpack, which means deciding between growing crops or keeping people alive in June, ...
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Ambien Causes Racism?

Roseanne Barr blamed her racist tweet on taking Ambien, manufactured by Sanofi.  Read more here.... ...
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/ / Hot Takes, Society

Guns For Slavery?

It may be uncomfortable to talk about Gun Violence and Gun Safety in America, but what is REALLY an uncomfortable discussion is the origin ...
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/ / Gun Violence, Half-Baked

The full scope of American Poverty…

It's 40% of households, per the Axios article below, when you add ALICE families onto those in basic poverty.  ALICE means "Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed".  ...
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Sanctions eased on Russian oligarch – why?

Why? It would have hurt the world economy, which no one in the Trump Administration thought through, because there was no one in the ...
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Why U.S. healthcare fails…

So WHY does the U.S. have worse health outcomes in spite of spending an enormous amount more than other countries?  Simple: The lack of ...
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/ / healthcare, Hot Takes, Society