Here is Dilbert creator Scott Adams on with Bill Maher explaining how Trump wins.
One of you writes: “I no longer believe we Democrats are up to parrying Trump.”
I don’t see it as bleakly.
Based on competence/temperament — and on the policy positions of the two parties — Democrats should sweep November with 85% of […]
Recently, Samantha Bee explained superdelegates.
Today, John Oliver explains the primary process generally — a mess for both parties — in the course of which he notes this Politifact finding:
There’s little disagreement that the convention was chaotic. PolitiFact Nevada was at the convention and saw […]
Read this: the compelling case for issuing longer-term Treasury bonds at today’s low interest rates.
IMPORTANT BEER NEWS!
Watch this: edible six-pack rings that feed sea animals rather than killing them, made from the remnants of the brewing process. (And no: cutting up the plastic rings doesn’t solve the problem.) I […]
As good as I think Tad Davine’s explanation of superdelegates is — posted here Friday — let’s face it: Samantha Bee is the sharpest, funniest human currently breathing . . . and these six minutes, in case you missed them, will get your day off to a wonderful start, whichever candidate you support. (Thanks, Paul.)
(Tomorrow: important […]
You’ve probably seen this by now?
An Exhausted Democracy: Donald Trump and the New American Nationalism: Is America capable of preventing Donald Trump from coming to power? Although the candidate is himself no fascist, his campaign has certainly shown plenty of parallels.
. . . “The use of ethnic stereotypes and exploitation of fear […]
ALL THE WAY
Don’t miss “All The Way” with Bryan Cranston as LBJ premiering tomorrow at 8pm on HBO. So good. One of the civil rights leaders portrayed in the film, Bob Moses, was my eighth grade math teacher!
On the set of “Morning Joe” recently, everyone was buying into the theme that […]
Electricity! Computers! Flight! Genomics!
Technology is making it possible — theoretically — for everyone to lead a comfortable life. All 7.5 billion of us.
But can we humans — hard-wired to be selfish — find a way to cooperate and make it happen?
To spread the wealth modern technology allows?
Wealth that’s the product not so much of […]
I would like to argue as follows: I am not a complete idiot.
I feel compelled to make this case because a business-school classmate recently sent me this link, from the conservative group Judicial Watch, with a friendly mocking snicker.
The snicker, in fairness, was appropriate. given Judicial Watch’s summary of an email I had […]
This is great. (And I ran it by a Trump golfing buddy. His one-word response? “Yep.”)
Billionaire investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn’t holding back his opinion […]
SAVE MONEY WITHOUT THINKING ABOUT IT
Tom Foley: “Well, if you like Paribus, have you seen Digit? Using a special algorithm, they transfer small amounts of money from your checking account to a savings account a few times a week. Think like $6.25. , then, a few days later, maybe $2.37, so […]
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- May 28:
Dilbert On Trump
- May 26:
Reform the Primary Process! (But Nevada Not Rigged – Politifact)
- May 25:
Bonds, Beer, and Beards
- May 24:
Sam Bee On Superdelegates
- May 22:
Let’s Not And Say We Did
- May 20:
- May 19:
The World Turned Upside Down
- May 18:
$1 Billion In Hot Chocolate?
- May 17:
Cuban On Trump
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