A nasty combination of external cyberattacks and internally generated misinformation has made us less able to protect our cherished freedoms.
There seems to be something like consensus within the international scientific community that time began almost 14,000 billion years ago when they believe the Big Bang occurred. That is an almost completely incomprehensible number for a human being to digest. Think about it! Our standard measurement for ONE year is how long it takes for […]
The American two party political system is broken. The Democrats are attempting to go forward without any significant bipartisan cooperation. The Republicans have chosen not to have a legislative platform of any kind, and will devote themselves solely to regaining Congressional leadership power while blocking whatever initiatives the Democrats put forward, including, most particularly, establishing […]
Shortly after I started full-time school in 1936, I remember relating to my mother some wildly exaggerated stories told by one of my school mates about how wealthy his family was. His father owned and operated a six-stool, two-booth diner in downtown Hartford. She responded to this by saying that one of the great advantages of always telling the truth is that you don’t have to remember what you said.