From the Washington Post this morning (March 21, 2017): Trump didn’t lie, Jeffrey Lord says on CNN. He just speaks a different language — ‘Americanese.’ What an outright admission of Trump sending "dog whistles" to his base of supporters. When I read this this morning, I thought of other "Americanese" expressions that Trump has been spouting: "Make… Continue reading “Americanese”
Sit Down at a Typewriter and Bleed
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." -Ernest Hemingway Or was it Ernest Hemingway? When I realized that Donald J. Trump was going to be the GOP candidate for president, I realized that anything I say would probably not change people's views on the guy. The press and… Continue reading Sit Down at a Typewriter and Bleed
Trump: Use Couriers
"It's very important, if you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old fashioned way because I'll tell you what, no computer is safe." Donald J. Trump "Dimitri... look, Dimitri... Dimitri, the carrier pigeon is... look, it's on its way, alright? Just hold off on the bombers... I… Continue reading Trump: Use Couriers
I've been joking that we entered into an alternate universe the day Lemmy Kilmister died at the end of 2015. How else can we explain 2016? It seems like every week - hell, sometimes every day - some core part of our collective soul was ripped out with the announcement of yet another brilliant person departing… Continue reading Welcome 2017!