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Apparently we have a president-elect who likes or even prefers communicating via Twitter to whatever audience frequents and gets its sometimes-fake news from social media. For better or worse (I think worse), they all seem content to bypass our mainstream media. Not that the MSM have earned my confidence when it comes to reporting on Trump. They gave him … Continue reading Who do you trust?
As a child I spent hours camped in front of yellow stacks of National Geographic magazines. I don’t think my parents ever threw out a copy. Each was cherished as a repository of scientific fact, a ready reference for all the latest, most fascinating information and most beautiful nature photography. And maps! Tucked in each issue … Continue reading Saddest news of the week
The issue came up this morning on CNN’s “Reliable Sources.” The story in question was the one about allegedly drunk Secret Service agents crashing into or through a White House security barricade. At least that’s how the story was blasted in headlines across the nation. Far more modest were the subsequent reports that corrected the story … Continue reading Walking back the news, or not