Call it “Fake News” and Cancel Culture Succeeds in Suppressing the News Media

If there is one expression that makes me bristle it is “fake news.” Those two words have been bandied about during the past four years dismissively to address anything published that the speaker doesn’t want to acknowledge as being actual news reporting. If you label it as fake, then it doesn’t count, so don’t botherContinue reading “Call it “Fake News” and Cancel Culture Succeeds in Suppressing the News Media”

Bearing Witness to the Two Americas. The Democratic and Republican Conventions.

Four years is a long time. Think how much has changed in America since 2016.

Refusal to Wear Masks Forces Some Libraries to Close Their Doors

Surely at a library, a place that attracts people that value books, reading, education, and communication, people would be paying attention to what is going on around them and would be considerate of others. Sadly, I am wrong!

Coronavirus Fear is Making Me Thirsty. Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

You do create your own reality. How serious is this current moment in history?

Christmas in August: Ways to Distract Yourself from Thinking about the Coronavirus

Christmas in August is as good time as any to give us something to do during the Global Pandemic.