Monthly Archive: December 2019

Dec 31 2019

Happy New Year – 2020

We all sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight on December 31 but what are the lyrics? Most people don’t know that it is a Scottish poem written in 1788 by Robert Burns and later set to the music of a folk song. Here is a you tube with the lyrics and English translation. Happy New …

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Dec 31 2019

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2019

Without Dick Clark who is dead Jim, dead. Now you might ask why this hoary old chestnut? Well, two reasons. First, I’m a huge fan of Alanis. Second I’m on strike with CNN and Anderson over Kathy’s termination. She was the whole damn show, the current Co-host is a joke and not in any good …

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Dec 31 2019

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 31 2019

Objectivity

(A) philosophical concept of being true independently from individual subjectivity caused by perception, emotions, or imagination. A proposition is considered to have objective truth when its truth conditions are met without bias caused by a sentient subject. Scientific objectivity refers to the ability to judge without partiality or external influence, sometimes used synonymously with neutrality. …

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Dec 31 2019

Cartnoon

Have you ever thought about children? Constantly. Why, do you have a favorite recipe?

Dec 31 2019

The Breakfast Club (Weeds)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Dec 30 2019

Missing the point entirely.

I’m not actually talking about The New York Times here, but I’ll get around to them. No I’m talking about Igor Derysh at Salon. Stephens’ Saturday column, titled “The Secrets of Jewish Genius,” immediately came under fire after he was accused of “using eugenics talking points” in his piece discussing the alleged superior intelligence of …

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Dec 30 2019

A few minutes with Michael Moore

About 2 hours actually. From Democracy Now. Transcript Transcript Transcript

Dec 30 2019

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 30 2019

Drip, Drip, Drip

It is a huge mistake to rush Impeachment. Limited to just the Ukraine Scandal alone it implicates in Criminal Activity practically everyone in the Administration and many Republican Members of Congress. All of whom have no even spurious immunity to indictment, prosecution, and conviction. Enjoy your time in prison. Explosive new revelations just weakened Trump’s …

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