Read it here (tomorrow, I promise, the cure for hiccups; but this is just too important):
. . . On a Tuesday night rally in Nashville, Trump once again made a pitch to the crowd that the FBI had “infiltrated” his campaign, saying that “nothing like this has ever happened in the history of our nation.” […]
Not the Fox that Trump and most of the network’s viewers watch; Shepard Smith’s afternoon show. But still. Here he was yesterday calling Trump out for the fraud that he is. Under two minutes.
And here’s “Morning Joe” yesterday noting that America’s foreign policy now turns on what will best enrich the Trump family.*
Looking for something to buoy your spirits?
Democrats Are Running a Smart, Populist Campaign
. . . The lesson here isn’t just about these two candidates [Stacey Abrams and Conor Lamb]. Dozens of other Democratic candidates also sound like Abrams and Lamb. The lesson is […]
Have you seen Michael Bloomberg’s commencement address at Rice University? Watch, or read it here:
. . . As a New Yorker, I was surprised to learn that an act of dishonor in my hometown almost blocked Rice from coming into existence. William Marsh Rice was murdered at his home in Manhattan, just […]
I now keep a spare echo dot in my travel bag, having found that it’s easy to link into any hotel’s wifi, even on a Greek isle.
I’ve named it “Andy’s Travel Dot” so I can find it easily in setup.
So without having to work the hotel TV (not easy with your eyes […]
Yesterday’s post was so dark, you deserve something light. Have you seen this, from Mother Jones?*
In its short-lived existence, Spy magazine had a lot of fun with Donald Trump. The New York-based monthly is best known for making fun of the size of Trump’s fingers, but its deepest cut may have come as part of
And here you thought our biggest threat was Trump.
Or Putin’s strange hold over him.
Or Putin’s efforts to defeat democracy.
Or Putin’s emerging arsenal of hypersonic weapons.
If you haven’t already seen it, Henry Kissinger suggests a larger worry: how unprepared humanity is for artificial intelligence, a challenge that may be […]
It’s reunion time for a lot of us — my college reunion and elementary school reunion dovetail. Like when Chanukah and Christmas fall on the same day or Halley’s comet marks both Mark Twain’s birth and death.
The point is, if you want a really good story that you haven’t read elsewhere, and to imagine […]
I once wrote a book under the pseudonym of the Lone Ranger — John Reid — and, let’s face it: a lot of time has passed. Even David Letterman is now long off the air, let alone Reid’s cry of Hi, Yo, Silver!
But if you’re in the mood for a five-minute […]
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