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Category Archives: politics
History, even recent history, can inform the present in very meaningful ways. That’s what I kept thinking as I watched this. I also thought of it as a useful primer for this weekend. It’s worth the 40 minutes.
The Washington Post has a new Chrome Extension for fact-checking Trump’s tweets. http://www.washingtonpost.com/…/now-you-can-fact-check-tru…/ Here’s a thought for how to use it to even greater value in exposing his lies. Screen snip the WaPo fact-checked tweet to “putin” a direct Reply … Continue reading
It’s not a matter of if pipelines will leak, it’s only a matter of when. Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of crude into creek about 150 miles from Dakota Access protest camp “It’s not yet clear why electronic monitoring equipment didn’t … Continue reading
Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti’s interview with Dianna Ploss, After Trump’s Victory, Lifelong Democrat Reflects On Why She Supported Him, is a stunning example of either; a) an orchestrated punking of Here & Now meant to launch a false narrative … Continue reading