The Start of Something Special

Copying this post from a post I made on Facebook: A few litmus tests for memes, before you post: If it says a law was made because someone or some people were “offended”, it’s nearly always, reliably wrong. “Offended” is what bigots use to defend …

I’m Looking At The Man In The Mirror

In 2013, NYMag published this excellent extract from 31 self-improvement books. I’m curious about the veracity of some, such as: “After greeting someone, immediately clap your hands, then raise your handshake hand toward their heart.” What’s the second part of this about? “When your creativity …

The Most Superlative Lies

Donald Trump frequently describes things as “like never seen before” and “the best” and “the worst”. He pairs it with fabrications—that he’s responsible for the best something in our nation’s history (when he’s neither responsible, nor is it the best). Recently, Senator Ron Johnson, who …

Sugar We’re Going Down

Wondering, this morning, what you’d want to do to take care of yourself if we had a prolonged deflationary period. My best guesses: If you were having a tough time, financially, before…and if you don’t have the ability to produce food (farming land)…then you’d want …