The local internet buzzed. The local goose had tangled itself in a loose strand of fishing line, with a barbed lure tearing at her throat. The local goose was an odd duck.  My best effort called her a Greylag or an Anser Anser.  She was mean and would chase children. ...

  • January 27, 2021

We are in that strange place where a respected rival gets to lead infrastructure change in a critical area of the US economy and a nutter in VA wants fascism. Darn Constitutional freedoms juxtaposed on the same day. Perhaps trains will run on time. President-elect Joe Biden has tapped former South Bend, Ind.,...

  • December 15, 2020

Uh, try loser of the millennium … German magazine Der Spiegel has a new story recounting Donald Trump’s final loser-ly days in office. And Germans know a lot about fading tyrants hiding in bunkers, so … x Donald Trump hat die Pandemie stets verharmlost, dann erkrankte er selbst an Covid-19...

  • December 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: x Texas-sized voter phone bank with (get this!!!) @WillieNelson, @Oprah, @BernieSanders, @JulianCastro, @StaceyAbrams, @AndrewYang & MORE! We’ll call over 1 million Texas voters on the eve of Early Voting – sign up for...

  • October 9, 2020

Kudos to Lachlan Markay at The Daily Beast for capturing this: Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst is running for reelection in what will likely be one of the nation’s most closely watched Senate contests this year. But her campaign has shielded a key bit of financial information from voters and the public:...

  • May 1, 2020
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